Aladdin Pantomime – Bristol Hippodrome REVIEW

After a rocky year for the folks at QDOS, the entertainment producers have a lot riding on them as they bring Bristol it’s one and only panto. Cue Aladdin at the Hippodrome, a spectacular, no expense spared production, jam packed with colour, energy, and damn right daftness. This panto blows any other out of the… Continue reading Aladdin Pantomime – Bristol Hippodrome REVIEW

Dick Whittington Pantomime – Cheltenham Everyman REVIEW

The rags to riches story of Dick Whittington and his cat Tommy allows itself to be easily adapted into the comforting format of the traditional pantomime we all know and love. A heavy dose of physical humour, a cast bound together in daftness and a happily ever after couple (spoiler, sorry), this pantomime took me… Continue reading Dick Whittington Pantomime – Cheltenham Everyman REVIEW

Crazy For You – Bristol Hippodrome REVIEW

Honestly? I couldn't think of how to start this review so here is a one line summary to get us started... A lighthearted, feel good musical with a slight pantomime feel that is bound to make you want to take up a tap dancing class.  The musical revolves around the music written by the legendary… Continue reading Crazy For You – Bristol Hippodrome REVIEW

Wonderland – Bristol Hippodrome REVIEW

Alice in Wonderland is not exactly an untold tale. Plenty of cartoons, ballets, adaptations, for both stage and screen have been made over the years. So my thought was, "What's so special about this one?" With my review I will be answering this exact question, and explaining just how my expectations were exceeded. This version… Continue reading Wonderland – Bristol Hippodrome REVIEW

Dreamboats and Petticoats – Cheltenham Everyman

Tighten your neckerchiefs and get ready to twist, shout and do the mashed potato. Dreamboats and Petticoats has made its way to Cheltenham after its successful 10 year tour around the nation. If there is one criteria you need to meet to watch this production, it is 60s music. If you love it, then you… Continue reading Dreamboats and Petticoats – Cheltenham Everyman