THEATRE REVIEW: Treason – The Musical starring Bradley Jaden, Lucie Jones, Oliver Tompsett and Daniel Boys

WORTH A LOOK?: ****

WHERE?: Cadogan Hall, central London

WHEN?: 13 March 2021 (matinee), final show 14 March 2021

Fireworks? Or bonfire bound? Treason – The Musical is still in development and this concert version is performed brilliantly and shows many sparks of potential.

  • Read on for reasons including how this starry West End cast contributed to the staged concert’s success
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THEATRE REVIEW: Les Miserables: The Staged Concert starring Alfie Boe, Michael Ball, Carrie Hope Fletcher & Matt Lucas

WORTH A LOOK?: ****

WHERE? Gielgud Theatre RUNTIME: 170 minutes (including 20-minute interval)

WHEN? 17/8 and runs to 30/11/19

STOP PRESS: This production returns at the Sondheim Theatre for 6 weeks from 5/12/20 Tickets

This year’s BBC adaptation of Les Miserables was song-free and here that idea is very much reversed with the focus on the score of the behemoth musical with the labyrinthine plot far less well explained.

  • Read on for reasons including which songs in the score work especially well

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