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

  1. Dear Evan Hansen arrives in the West End

The Tony Award-winning Best Musical written by The Greatest Showman‘s Pasek and Paul arrives in the West End in autumn next year at the Noel Coward Theatre. We’ll be reviewing the show’s Broadway production this week (we’re on Broadway, baby!) for clues about what to expect in London. We’re already big fans of the soundtrack with our favourite song below. Sign up for notifications about the UK production. Broadway tickets

  • Read on for reasons including Game Of Thrones, Harry Potter & Sheridan Smith 

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ALBUM REVIEW: Glory Days by Little Mix

WORTH A LOOK?: ***

OUT: now

TRACKLIST: Shout Out To My Ex; Touch; F.U; Oops; You Gotta Not; Down And Dirty; Power; Your Life; Nobody Like You; No More Sad Songs; Private Show; Nothing Else Matters

Shout Out To My Ex was everything we wanted from a lead-off single for this, their fourth album.

  • Read on for reasons including details of the Glory Days world tour

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LIVE REVIEW: Little Mix

WORTH A LOOK?: *****

WHERE: The O2

WHEN: 27/3 (matinee), UK tour runs to 23/4, international tour finishes 27/8

SETLIST: Grown; Hair; Change Your Life; A.D.I.D.A.S; Wings; Lightning; DNA; Secret Love Song (Part 2); OMG; Crazy In Love medley; Salute; Little Me; Move; How Ya Doin; I Won’t; Love Me Like You; Weird People; The End; Black Magic

Welcome to the UK’s longest-running arena tour of 2016, a phenomenal 37 dates.

  • Read on for exclusive pictures from this gig

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

  1. Adele tours the UK for the first time since 2011

We’ve never seen Adele live. We’re going to Glasto and are still hoping she’s headlining Saturday. Her 22-date UK tour begins in Belfast 29/2 and we’ll be reporting from her eight-night run at The 02 in March. Picture via Facebook courtesy Adele.

  • Read on for reasons including If You Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Little Mix and a-Ha

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ALBUM REVIEW: Get Weird by Little Mix

WORTH A LOOK?: ****1/2

OUT: 6/11

TRACKLIST: Black Magic/Love Me Like You/Weird People/Secret Love Song (featuring Jason Derulo)/Hair/Grown/I Love You/OMG/Lightning/A.D.I.D.A.S/Love Me Or Leave Me/The End/ (deluxe only) I Won’t/Secret Love Song (part 2)/Clued Up/The Beginning.

A year ago Little Mix had scrapped an entire album and missed the lucrative quarter four album release slot they’d surfed in 2012 and 2013.

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PREVIEW: 10 reasons to be excited about November

  1. Funny Girl previews starring Sheridan Smith

Arguably Britain’s favourite actress has sold out the entire run of this musical classic at the Menier Chocolate Factory. It’s Ms Smith’s first musical since her award-winning turn in the fantastic Legally Blonde and we’ll be reporting from the previews this month.

  • Carry on reading for reasons 2-10 including Suede’s new film, Doctor Foster‘s Bertie Carvel and Kim Cattrall’s Linda.

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5 reasons to watch The X Factor this Halloween weekend

  1. What Seann does next

We’ve already given you five reasons why we’re backing Seann Miley Moore to win this year’s X Factor and Judges Houses’ audition This Woman’s Work was number six. We can’ t remember a Kate Bush song appearing on such a show before and so someone is smiling on Seann. The first live show is the big one – the chance for each turn to define themselves with one song. Does Seann go Lady Gaga?

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