THEATRE REVIEW: The View UpStairs starring Tyrone Huntley & John Partridge at Soho Theatre

WORTH A LOOK?: ****

WHERE? Soho Theatre RUNTIME: 120 minutes (no interval)

WHEN? 18/7, press night 23/7, runs to 24/8/19

It’s the 1st preview and this European premiere of a recent Off Broadway success is starting 15 minutes later than advertised and running 15 minutes longer than expected – but receives a standing ovation at its climax.

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GIG REVIEW: Le Gateau Chocolat & Jonny Woo: A Night At The Musicals

WORTH A LOOK?: *****

WHERE: Soho Theatre

WHEN: 22/6, runs to 30/6/18

SETLIST: Phantom Of The Opera; Suddenly Seymour; Life Is A Cabaret; At The End Of The Day; I Dreamed A Dream; I Know Him So Well; Mein Herr; Let It Go; Beauty And The Beast; medleys of songs from Gypsy, Follies, Rent, The Lion King and Grease

RUN TIME: 75 minutes

Today is Le Gateau Chocolat’s birthday which is fitting perhaps because his drag queen show with Jonny Woo is the most fun celebration of musicals running in London at the moment.

  • Read on for reasons including how the costumes are as outlandish as the pair’s patter 

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

  1. Sacha Dhawan in new Alan Bennett play

Sacha Dhawan (pictured above) won our Best Film/TV Actor monsta last year for The Boy With the Topknot and is here reunited with playwright Alan Barnett and former History Boy Samuel Barnett in a play at the Bridge Theatre marking the 70th birthday of the NHS. Runs 11/7 to 28/9/18. Tickets

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  • Read on for reasons including Sigrid, Mamma Mia 2, Years and Years in Camden and Importance Of Being Earnest

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