Tag: Regent Theatre

Say Thank You for The Music with Mamma Mia! The Musical

Based on the songs of Swedish pop band ABBA and written by British playwright Catherine Johnson, Mamma Mia! has been played in more than 40 countries in all 6 continents and has been translated into 22 languages. Over 60


Dreamboats and Petticoats | Review

Based upon the songs of nostalgic compilation albums of the same name, Dreamboats and Petticoats the musical was brought to life in 2009 as the brainchild of BAFTA-award winning comedy script writers Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran (Save the


Ghost the Musical Review | Theatre Review

I aren’t typically a fan of book to film adaptations (think One Day in particular) and from previous experiences I haven’t always been the biggest fan of taking a film and putting it on stage. Grease the Musical left me


Evita | Theatre Review

My plus one for the evening, a hardcore Evita fan who cites the 1996 film starring Madonna and Antonio Banderas as one of her favourite films (“of all time”) assured me I was in for a treat but


The Commitments | Theatre Review

After growing up with the songs of The Commitments, Jimmy Rabbite and drunken Christmas performances of Mustang Sally, when I heard Caroline Ranger and co had created a West End production of the much love working class film I was …


Dirty Dancing On Stage | Theatre Review

I guess you could call me a Dirty Dancing super fan. Obsessive, if you like. Since its release in 1987 (my year of birth, FYI), I’ve mashed potato’d, done the twist, carried watermelons, tried to perfect the famous …