THEATRE REVIEW: Love In Idleness starring Eve Best, Anthony Head & Helen George

WORTH A LOOK?: ****

WHERE: Menier Chocolate Factory

WHEN: 18/3, press night 20/3, runs to 29/4

Eve Best (pictured above) is 1 of our favourite actresses and here she plays a widow ‘living in sin’ with a Cabinet minister, much to the horror of her 18-year-old son who is returning home after evacuation in World War Two.

  • Read on for reasons including why Edward Bluemel is a name to watch out for

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9 reasons why we can’t wait for March

  1. Sheena Easton debuts in 42nd Street

We’ve never seen 42nd Street but are very excited by the West End debut casting of Sheena Easton who we remember as far back in her career as 9 to 5 (see below) and her duet with Prince. Opens at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane 20/3 and booking through July. Tickets Picture via Facebook courtesy 42nd Street.

  • Read on for reasons including Goldfrapp, The Goat, Or Who Is Sylvia? and Marc Almond

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INVESTIGATION: Should you join your favourite theatre as a member?

Would becoming a member of your favourite theatre make it easier for you to get the most in-demand tickets? We became a member of five of our favourite London venues to see what the value for money is.

  • Read on to find out what membership of the Almeida, British Film Institute, Menier Chocolate Factory, National Theatre and Old Vic gets you.

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

  1. Sheridan Smith returns to Funny Girl and releases soundtrack

Sheri actually made her triumphant return last month but we’re seeing her in it for the 3rd time the day after the soundtrack is released 5/8. It won 2015’s monstas for best musical and actress. Picture via Facebook courtesy Funny Girl UK. Tickets.

  • Read on for reasons including X Factor, Billie Piper and Trapped

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THEATRE REVIEW: Into The Woods

WORTH A LOOK?: *****

WHERE: Menier Chocolate Factory

WHEN?: 2/7, press night 12/7 runs to 17/9

As this Fiasco Theater production of the Sondheim classic is about to begin, co-director/Wolf/Cinderella’s Prince Noah Brody tells us his wife Jessie Austrian (moving and funny as the Baker’s Wife) is pregnant.

  • Read on for other highlights from this five-star production 

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PREVIEW: 11 reasons why we can’t wait for July

  1. Pet Shop Boys play the Royal Opera House

Super is our album of the year so far and the Boys’ only 2016 UK dates are during their four-date Inner Sanctum residency at the Royal Opera House. We saw Rufus Wainwright there a while back and it’s a venue Neil and Chris were born to play. Tickets have sold out but we’d check here for returns.

  • Read on for reasons including Looking: The Movie, Shura, Ab Fab & Groundhog Day premiere

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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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INVESTIGATION: Should you join your favourite theatre as a member?

Would becoming a member of your favourite theatre make it easier for you to get the most in-demand tickets? We became a member of six of our favourite London venues to see what the value for money is.

Read on to find out what membership of the Almeida, Barbican, British Film Institute, Menier Chocolate Factory, National Theatre and Old Vic gets you.

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