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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GIG REVIEW: Lucie Jones in Leave A Light On

WORTH A LOOK?: ****

WHERE?: Online via Leave A Light On

WHEN?: 22/1/21

SETLIST: What Baking Can Do; Rainbow; How Far I’ll Go; Someone Like You (duet with Ella Stammers); Landslide; I Can Do Better Than That; When She Loved Me; Marvin; Only Us (duet with Sam Tutty); She Used To Be Mine

Jones was performing in Waitress in her 1st West End leading lady role when Covid-19 closed theatres and so she turned to teaching.

  • Read on for reasons including how Jones duets with a young student and it’s quite moving
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THEATRE REVIEW: Waitress starring Lucie Jones, Ashley Roberts & Blake Harrison

WORTH A LOOK?: ***

WHERE? Adelphi Theatre RUNTIME: 2 hours and 30 minutes (including 20-minute interval)

WHEN? 26/6/19 (matinee), booking until 7/12/19

This Tony-nominated musical opened in the West End in February, recently refreshed 2 of its 3 leads and so we decided to check whether it was to our taste.

  • Read on for reasons including how Eurovision’s Lucie Jones makes a likeable lead

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INTERVIEW: Nicki French: Teardrops, panto, Eurovision and me

Nicki French is bowled over by the love shown to her new single Teardrops (On The Disco Floor), which is a slice of 70s Donna Summer, penned by a Eurovision-winning lyricist that is shaping up to be one of the hits of the season.

  • Read on for reasons including how her new album is progressing and which of her hits Nicki will be performing in panto 

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PREVIEW + PREDICTIONS: Eurovision Song Contest final 2017

WHEN?: 13/5/17

WHERE: BBC1 8pm (link below)

The quirky charm of Portugal’s Salvador Sobral and hope of his song in his native language stole Tuesday’s first semi as rehearsal footage of Italy’s runaway favourite Francesco Gabbani cast doubt over its ability to win.

  • Who’s finishing where Saturday? Read on for our final predictions 

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THEATRE REVIEW: Rent starring Lucie Jones

WORTH A LOOK?: ****

WHERE: New Victoria Theatre, Woking

WHEN: 11/3 (matinee), touring the UK until 27/5

This 20th anniversary production of Jonathan Larson’s groundbreaking musical features a showstopping performance by this year’s UK Eurovision entrant Lucie Jones as Maureen (pictured above).

  • Read on for reasons including why the UK’s Eurovision entry is in safe hands this year

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