WHEN?: 7pm (UK time) 2/3/19 on SVT (link at the bottom of the page below)
Anna Bergendahl (pictured) is Melodifestivalen’s least successful winner and so her appearance in Andra Chansen seems inevitable but will her redemption be realised by making it through to the 9 March final in Stockholm?
Read on for reasons including how we’re calling the 4 Andra Chansen duels this year
Pinter’s Betrayal stars Zawe Ashton and Tom Hiddleston
The Pinter at the Pinter season at the West End’s Harold Pinter Theatre has been hit and miss but it’s big finish stars Hiddleston and monstagigz favourite Ashton. Runs 5/3 to 1/6. We’ve reviewed Ashton at both the Old Vic and Trafalgar Studios in recent years. Tickets
Read on for reasons including Jade Anouka, Wiktoria, Sigrid & Sophie Ellis Bextor
Eurovision season is in full swing and the song we most want to see competing in Tel Aviv in May is a gorgeous ballad with a gigantic dramatic key change sung beautifully by a former contestant who finished 19th in 2010 in Oslo in a completely different style.
Read on for reasons including who we want to see represent Norway at Eurovision 2019
WHEN?: 7pm (UK time) 23/2/19 on SVT (link at the bottom of the page below)
Last week’s Heat 3 was a real return to form with a song we really love in Lina Hedlund’s Victorious winning through to the final and so we enter Heat 4 with a spring in our step and well-placed hope in our heart.
Read on for reasons including who we think will be joining Lina in the 9 March final from this heat
WHEN? 9/2/19 (matinee), opens 18/2/19, booking until 14/9/19
‘Come from aways’ is a Newfoundland description for visitors from beyond the island and this is the story of what happened in the immediate aftermath of 9/11 when 38 planes were grounded there and the community embraced the outsiders.
Read on for reasons including why this is a big, warm hug of a musical about the importance of kindness
WHERE? Noel Coward Theatre RUNTIME: 120 minutes (no interval)
WHEN? 9/2/19 (evening), opening 12/2/19, booking until 11/5/19
All About Eve is best known as a 1950 film which won 6 Oscars starring Bette Davis as Broadway star Margo Channing who finds she is usurped by ambitious young Eve Harrington who insinuates herself into the star’s life.
Read on for reasons including how stars Gillian Anderson and Lily James complement each other
WHEN?: 7pm (UK time) 9/2/19 on SVT (link at the bottom of the page below)
Melodifestivalen got off to a joyous start last weekend with Wiktoria’s glorious rain-soaked ballad Not With Me becoming our early favourite but what do we think of Heat 2’s snippets (listen and watch below)?
Read on for reasons including who we think will make the final on 9 March from this heat