‘The House of Mirrors and Hearts’ at The Arcola

the house of mirrors and hearts

It’s WELL cool to see people’s creative endeavours flourish and succeed. This new home-grown, British chamber musical first appeared on my radar back at the Edinburgh Festival in 2008. Since those humble beginnings, it’s been drafted, re-worked, workshopped and now … Continue reading 

Bend it Like Beckham- Phoenix Theatre

Natasha Jayetileke (Mrs Bhamra), Natalie Dew (Jess), Tony Jayawardena (Mr Bhamra) & Preeya Kalidas (Pinky) in Bend It Like Beckham The Musical. Phot

A couple of weeks ago I had a jaunt down to the Phoenix Theatre to catch the latest screen-to-stage adaption to hit the West End (on that, by the way, WHY HAS NO-ONE ADAPTED ‘HOOK’ FOR THE STAGE YET?! COME … Continue reading 

Afternoon Tea at Kettner’s

Kettners afternoon tea

I’m having a bit of a love affair with Kettner’s in Soho at the moment ever since I went for dinner a few weeks ago. The whole ambience of the place completely lured me in, with its sumptuous private dining … Continue reading 

Michael Morpurgo on War Horse at the New London Theatre

war horse 2

Yesterday I wrote about The Play That Goes Wrong being the perfect show to take reluctant theatre-goers to due to the guaranteed belly laughs. As a more serious option, the other go-to choice I recommend whenever people ask me what THE RUDDY … Continue reading 

The Play That Goes Wrong- Duchess Theatre

The Play That Goes Wrong

As a theatre going sort, I often get a lot of pals ask me for advice on what shows to go and see with a non-theatre loving partner in tow. The kind of chap that would sooner wrestle a crocodile … Continue reading 

Friday Feeling!

USEFUL masks of the bride's face

THE SUN IS SHINING! JUNE IS FINALLY BUSTING OUT ALL OVER! Thank duck for that. Guys, I’ve had a MANIC couplea weeks. It’s been utterly swell. Here’s what’s made the world a GLORIOUS place to live in the last fortnight. … Continue reading 

Gin and Tonic Ice Lollies

Gin and tonic ice Lollies recipe

Did you know that on Saturday it’s WORLD GIN DAY? A day to rejoice in all that is good about juniper concoctions! As a slightly belated celebration, I’m off on a GIN TASTING evening with Zomato and Fever Tree next week, … Continue reading