The Unholy Marriage of Slice and Sweetly

The Unholy Marriage of Slice and Sweetly failed to take place on the 13thJuly 1955 due to the fatal stabbing of the Reverend Gris and so opens a new production in London’s burgeoning immersive scene. Dress Code: 1950’s Wedding Date: 19th July to 6thSeptember Place: The church and surrounding graveyard of St Matthews in Bethnal Green. ImmerCity are calling on […]

REVIEW: Bee Goes Ape Over The True Story of King Kong

Theatre Magdeburg, in Germany, is somewhat a trial ground for new, ambitious productions. The chamber opera “The True Story of King Kong” by Jeffrey Chin is one of these. It combines pre-produced film clips, live video-feeds of performers and puppetry to illustrate the story of the great ape through the movies. While all these elements […]

Andy Bell’s Torsten in QUEERETERIA TV at Above The Stag

Erasure’s ANDY BELL will star in Above The Stag’s upcoming production of QUEERETERIA TV – the latest and third instalment in Andy Bell’s project as his dystopian alter-ego, Torsten. As one of the most popular synth pop bands in the UK has ever produced, Erasure penned over 200 songs and have sold over 25 million albums worldwide, 5 of […]

Culture Declares Emergency – Letters To The Earth

Inspired by the work of Extinction Rebellion and the global School Strike For Climate, a new initiative – presented by The Royal Court Theatre, Shakespeare’s Globe, National Theatre Wales and a host of others, invites the British public – young and old – to write ‘Letters to the Earth’ as a response to the climate […]

Theatre Review: Arthur Miller’s The Price

You really can’t go wrong with an Arthur Miller play, reports Sabine “Bee” Koch. Even more so, when it’s such a class act as The Price at the Wyndham’s Theatre. The story charts the dissolving of a family home by the surviving sons and the lifelong animosities that surface. The beautiful set design with towering […]

Theatre Review: Pinter’s Betrayal

The conclusion of the Pinter at the Pinter series tackles his most famous play about three people, an affair and the lies and betrayals that go with it – review by Sabine “Bee” Koch “With poetic precision, rich humour and an extraordinary emotional force, Betrayal charts a compelling seven-year romance, thrillingly captured in reverse chronological order.” Jamie […]

Above The Stag Theatre presents [title of show]

Have to say I love everything Above the Stag presents. Having enjoyed the theatre in all its three iterations – literally ‘above’ The Stag in Victoria with sticky pub carpets and flashing one arm bandits (no, not the punters); in Vauxhall, slightly off the beaten drag track and now centre stage on Albert Embankment. It’s […]

Troubadour Theatre to Launch a Brand New Venue at White City Place in 2019

Like buses, not one but two new theatres have come along this month! Opening in summer 2019, the new theatre will join a thriving new neighbourhood at White City Place, neighbouring other destinations such as Soho House and Westfield Shopping Centre. Troubadour White City Theatre will be operated by the award-winning team behind the successful King’s Cross […]

You Are in Great Company with this Comic Musical Show!

You are in great Company with this hit from Steven Sondheim – 47 years after the first production. Spoiler alert – Bobbie is no longer a guy! A cramped start gives way to clever staging, bright lights and soaring music. It’s such a great production with a huge sound that you only wish they’d gone for […]

Top Three London Plays

Showbiz insider, Sabine Koch takes her pick of three shows this summer… After a long absence from London I had an insatiable appetite for the current theatre offerings. I managed to squeeze in a lot and these 3 are my favorites: The Lieutenant of Inishmore Being an ardent fan of Martin McDonagh’s film work, I […]