REVIEW: The Dazzle, Found 111 (2015) from our archive and absolutely brilliant
Andrew Scott as Langley Collyer and David Dawson as Homer Collyer (Photo: Marc Brenner)

REVIEW: The Dazzle, Found 111 (2015) from our archive and absolutely brilliant

Mesmerising. Andrew Scott is immediately gripping as Langley Collyer, a concert pianist with meticulous and exacting standards for the playing of music. In white tie and tails but with the bow tie undone, he rages about a note and the difference between identical and the same, which has the non musicians in the audience puzzled. His language is refined and esoteric, his personality extreme but fascinating. Our reaction is to be amused.

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REVIEW: Psychodrama, Never For Ever, Kentish Town (2021)
Emily Bruni as the actor (Photo: The Other Richard)

REVIEW: Psychodrama, Never For Ever, Kentish Town (2021)

The show has been beset by lockdowns. Originally scheduled for November 2020 and then January 2021, I was so pleased to see it this month. The witty tag line for the November showing was, "Dress by Ganni, Bra by Coco de Mer, Knife by Stanley".

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REVIEW: West End Musical Celebration, Palace Theatre (2021)
Layton Williams (Photo: Bonnie Britain)

REVIEW: West End Musical Celebration, Palace Theatre (2021)

Everyone's favourite is the first black Billy Elliot, and take over lead in Everybody's Talking about Jamie, which has just clocked up its 1000th performance.  Layton Williams charms with "Sex is in the Heel" from Kinky Boots with a fabulous dance number showing off his high energy, suggestive physical talent. 

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