Skip to Content

Les Miserables UK Tour | Liverpool Empire

It’s fair to say I am a huge fan of Les Miserables. I’ve seen it at least five times on the stage, I’ve watched the musical film version the same amount and I’ve seen countless other adaptions. More recently I spent an afternoon watching the Staged Concert featuring an all-star cast including Michael Ball, Alfie …

Read More about Les Miserables UK Tour | Liverpool Empire

Review | Dreamgirls at Liverpool Empire

Never have I ever arrived at Liverpool Empire feeling more wiped out, worn down and totally lacking in festive spirit and sparkle.Arriving direct on the back of 2 twelve hour days, carrying the standard mental and emotional load that is seemingly the norm at this time of year, coupled with increasing covid confusion; I was …

Read More about Review | Dreamgirls at Liverpool Empire

Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World Musical | Review | Liverpool Playhouse

The musical Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World at the Liverpool Playhouse was absolutely amazing! It was joyous, fun, uplifting, we all had smiles on our faces from the moment we got in, until it finished 1hr 15 minutes later. BOOK IT! From the producer of SIX, this stage adaptation of suffragette descendent Kat …

Read More about Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World Musical | Review | Liverpool Playhouse

Grease the Musical with Peter Andre | Review

Last night I saw the latest production of ‘Grease’ at the Liverpool Empire. Over the last 30 years, I have seen Grease on stage a number times, so I’m aware of the difference between the musical and film, but each performance I’ve seen previously has been directed in a similar tone to the film. However, …

Read More about Grease the Musical with Peter Andre | Review

& Juliet | Review | London’s Award-winning musical

Now, I am a fan of Shakespeare, a student of his plays right up to my dissertation on his romantic texts. I did not expect to like this musical. Why mess with the original? Did they not understand the true meaning of the tragedy? What were they thinking turning it into a tween romantic comedy! …

Read More about & Juliet | Review | London’s Award-winning musical

Dolly Parton 9-5 Musical Review | The Liverpool Empire

A trip to the theatre is always a pleasure for me and the Empire staff have developed a quick, slick operation for checking tickets and passes pre-entry in these ongoing Covid-19 times. We were checked and seated in the beautiful Piano Bar in under 10 minutes and looking at the Christmas Market being set up …

Read More about Dolly Parton 9-5 Musical Review | The Liverpool Empire

Review | Hairspray UK Tour 2021 | Liverpool Empire

I’m writing this review of Hairspray the morning after the opening night of the Hairspray UK Tour at the Liverpool Empire and my cheeks are still hurting from smiling so much. It was AMAZING. In the words of my friend who came with me it was simply amazing to be back watching live theatre, watching …

Read More about Review | Hairspray UK Tour 2021 | Liverpool Empire

Review | Billionaire Boy at The Garrick Theatre

We were delighted to return to London’s West End at the Garrick Theatre to see David Williams’ Billionaire Boy taken to the stage by Birmingham Stage Company.  My daughters are firm fans of all of David Williams’ hilarious books. There is great excitement in our house when a new book is released, hurriedly read, and …

Read More about Review | Billionaire Boy at The Garrick Theatre

Kids Week is back this August with over 30 London shows participating

Tickets on sale 10am Wednesday 30 June at officiallondontheatre.com/kids-week  Kids Week is #BackOnStage and this much loved, long-running initiative is the perfect way to introduce your family to the magic of live theatre over the summer holidays – from hit musicals and plays to comedies and family favourites. Kids Week tickets go on sale at 10am …

Read More about Kids Week is back this August with over 30 London shows participating

Car Park Party Show – Is a Drive Thru Theatre Show the perfect ‘Covid- secure’ family trip out?

The perfect Covid- secure family day out? If you’re anything like us, you may be really excited about restrictions easing, but have slight trepidation about mixing too much! Cue perfect solution – a drive through theatre experience. We’re really excited to be taking our family to a car park party show in a few weeks …

Read More about Car Park Party Show – Is a Drive Thru Theatre Show the perfect ‘Covid- secure’ family trip out?

The Snow Queen by Iris Theatre

Like many families, we are missing our annual Christmas trips to the theatre.  Theatres and the entertainment sector have been hit hard during COVID 19 and it has been interesting to see how creative approaches have been taken to continue to keep theatre alive. The Snow Queen: An Online, Storytelling Adventure, by Iris Theatre takes families on …

Read More about The Snow Queen by Iris Theatre