THEATRE REVIEW: Pippin starring Ryan Anderson at the Charing Cross Theatre

WORTH A LOOK?: ***1/2

WHEN: Saturday 4 September, (matinee), runs to 3 October 2021

The reason we’re here is because the music and lyrics for Pippin were written by Stephen Schwartz who is behind musical Wicked which re-opens in the West End at London’s Victoria Apollo Theatre on 15 September 2021.

  • Read on for reasons including how we felt Charing Cross Theatre was a most unwelcoming destination and we wouldn’t recommend a visit there
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Q&A and FILM REVIEW: Edie starring Sheila Hancock


WHERE: Greenwich Picturehouse

WHEN: 15/5/18


‘I’m so fed up with the division between young and old in society,’ explains Sheila Hancock in a Q&A after a preview screening of her new film about a widow who befriends a guide many years her junior as she attempts to climb a Scottish mountain.

  • Read on for reasons including more about Hancock’s young co-star in this

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THEATRE REVIEW: Harold and Maude starring Sheila Hancock, Bill Milner and Rebecca Caine


WHERE: Charing Cross Theatre

WHEN: 24/2, press night 26/2, runs to 31/3/18

How have we never managed to see the 1971 film of this life-affirming Colin Higgins play about a death-obsessed teenager and his chance meeting with a bohemian woman approaching her 80th birthday?

  • Read on for reasons including how engaging Sheila Hancock is as Maude in this

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PREVIEW: 9 reasons why we can’t wait for February

  1. Lady Gaga brings Joanne to The O2

Postponed from October due to health reasons, the world’s greatest pop star drops by for two nights at The 02 this month. Her last album Joanne won our monsta for Best Album in 2016. Tickets Her new film A Star Is Born is out in May.

  • Read on for reasons including Jonathan Bailey, Patsy Ferran and John Partridge

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THEATRE REVIEW: 5 reasons to see Dusty at the Charing Cross Theatre

  1. Dusty Springfield

You may have read recently about plans for a tour by a hologram of Whitney Houston, well here the latest 3D technology and digital media makes it appear as if Dusty Springfield is actually singing before us. The hologram performs three songs and a giant screen means archive footage is also used throughout the production to ensure the image of the actual 60s singing sensation is rarely out of our thoughts.

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