Stamford Shakespeare Company

Stamford Shakespeare Company

Sue Parslow reviews one of Stamford Shakespeare Company’s 2017 productions in its unique rural outdoor setting at Tolethorpe. Cheers go up for the end of the First World War. Soldiers are welcomed home as bunting is hoisted around the garden belonging to the play’s...

Living the Motown Dream

Actor Cedric Neal tells Sue Parslow that landing the role of Berry Gordy in the hit musical Motown has been a dream come true. Motown the Musical opened to rave reviews on London’s West End this spring. When Cedric Neal acted on stage the man he was portraying was...

Chichester Festival

The Chichester Festival Theatre’s dazzling production of Guys and Dolls premiered at the Savoy Theatre for a strictly limited season in January 2016; a little over a decade since the production last appeared in London’s West End. Guys and Dolls transferred to the...

Legally Blonde

Sue Parslow went along to Leicester to see the Curve’s production of the hit musical Legally Blonde Guys and Dolls consisted of a sequence of acrobatic dance numbers and a feel-good score. Love struckLegally Blonde is like a bottle of fizz – it’s full of energy and...

American Idiot review

Rock music fans will love this awardwinning rock opera, which is about to tour the UK, says Sue Parslow. American Idiot will be touring the UK in 2016, direct from its season in London’s West End, which is where I saw it at the Arts Theatre. It is a modern rock opera...