I just finished reading Adam Lenson’s Breaking Into Song: Why you shouldn’t hate musicals and it sparked quite a few thoughts, so here we go. In the book, Lenson asks us to challenge the parameters people set on the form … Continue reading On loving musicals
Do you miss going to the theatre with all your heart? Yeah, me too. That said, I’m trying to use this free time to discover new shows and to learn more about the history of the industry. There’s loads out … Continue reading Get your stagey fix in lockdown
So this past weekend I treated myself to a wee city break down to London. Heading down by myself this time to meet up with pals when I got there. I got the flight in to London City airport this … Continue reading West End weekender | London 2019
These days new musical theatre is rare, new British musicals even more so, but a new Scottish musical is like golddust we haven’t seen since Sunshine on Leith years ago. How lucky are we that there is a brand new … Continue reading Exciting new Scottish musical: Local Hero!
I’ve found myself loving quite a few things recently so if you’re looking for something to watch here are my recommendations of the moment! Queer Eye (Netflix) – oh my goodness, it’s been a while since a new programme has … Continue reading Looking for something to watch right now?
In the week leading up to Christmas my family departed on a wee city break. Firstly this was important because it was a 50th birthday present to my mum this year, but secondly, it was important because all 5 of … Continue reading Magical Christmastime in London
Well, that’s the Fringe over for another year and Edinburgh breathes a weary sigh of relief. I love the festival and it has been so much fun but also a lot of work. My energy levels are dipping into the overdraft so … Continue reading The Edinburgh Festival Fringe in review