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Got to get your sausage when you can – Miss Nightingale 2018

Matthew Bugg’s wartime musical Miss Nightingale returns to London this year at The Hippodrome Casino which is the UK’s largest and most popular casino and entertainment venue in London which is located in Leicester Square.

The Hippodrome presents Miss Nightingale

The Hippodrome is a lavish popular casino which has three casino floors, a top class steak restaurant, six bars and a 180-seat theatre. It’s the biggest licensed premises in the West End and has presented some of the world’s biggest musical theatre, dance, comedy and rock performers from Julie Andrews to Prince.
Now performing hitting the spotlight the fabulous Miss Nightingale.

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How to con a con artist – The Grift

The Grift is an immersive adventure set inside the Town Hall Hotel in Bethnal Green. Part theatre and part game where you are taught how to con a con artist by learning the tricks of the trade of a con artist. Continue reading

RSVP – The Wedding Reception by Interactive Theatre International

I was cordially invited to Kate and Will’s The Wedding Reception by the Interactive Theatre International which was held at 4* Kingsway Hall Hotel in London.

The Wedding Reception by the Interactive Theatre International 

Interactive Theatre International brings to London The Wedding Reception. This is a hilarious immersive highly interactive show which has 5* reviews from around the world.

The creator and director of Faulty Towers The Dining Experience, Alison Pollard-Mansergh,  Continue reading

Do you want Beauty or the Beast? – Beauty and the Feast

Beauty and the Feast is a blend of theatre and a supper club from the designers Darling & Edge.  This is their latest immersive event that is happening in The Vaults with the story being loosely based on the well-known fairy tale Beauty and the Beast.  Be warned though this is not your average panto as this is for adults only, so leave behind your kids.

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WARNING there are spoiler alerts throughout my blog so you have been warned. Plus I have added some quotes from the famous Beauty and the Beast story but can you guess which quotes come from which fictional characters?

Beauty and the Feast – Once Upon a time…..

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What a HELL of a performance – Bat Out of Hell

Bat Out of Hell is based on Jim Steinman and Meat Loaf’s greatest hits which are all played in this powerful rock and roll musical creating a tremendous loud, heart pumping, rock and roll show.

With the songs alone this is a musical that will be big for all rock and roll fans out there. It is only being shown in the Coliseum for a very limited season which is a shame so don’t miss it before it’s gone, gone, gone. Continue reading

A whirlWIND of a musical – Wind in the Willows

This is a brand new British musical adaptation of Kenneth Grahame’s beloved novel Wind in the Willows comes to the London Palladium. Writer Julian Fellowes (best-known for creating Downton Abbey). The musical also features music and lyrics by Olivier Award-winning duo George Stiles and Anthony Drewe. Director Rachel Kavanaugh, the production features design by Peter McKintosh, choreography by Aletta Collins, lighting design by Howard Harrison and sound design by Gareth Owen. Continue reading

Horror gortastic – Peacock Theatre: Horror

Shock horror! Horror is the most spine-tingling most intense knife edged horror show that I have ever seen played out at any theatre “Oh yes, there will be blood”.

Jakop Ahlbom’s show is full of dance, mime, acrobatics and magical illusion making this the most truly outstanding but unsettling piece of theatre keeping you the edge of your seat all the time.

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Immersive food adventurous mystery – Gingerline: Chamber of Flavours v2

Gingerlines newest Chamber of Flavours V2 is a great multi roomed immersive dining experience.

Chamber of Flavours V2

I travelled through four very different rooms all with a lot of immersive activity to get involved in. You are not allowed to give too much away without spoiling the suspense and surprise of each room to future travellers. Continue reading

Ooh La La – Secret Cinema: Moulin Rouge

Secret Cinema was launched back in 2007 and since then it has taken the world of immersive experiences by storm.  They have used lots of various buildings over the past years to play their productions in from warehouses to fields. They always push the boundaries to create a 360 degree participatory worlds where the boundaries between performer and audience, set and reality are constantly changing.

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Down Down Down the rabbit hole – Alice Adventures Underground

I went along to a special press / blogger evening of Alice Adventures Underground in which I adventured down the White Rabbit’s hole. This event is an immersive spin on Lewis Carroll’s classic Alice in Wonderland. This 2017 Olivier Award nominated adventure has returned to The Waterloo Vaults.

It first had a successful run back in 2015 where it had fully sold out but now it has returned for 2017 with even more adventure to have along the way with some new characters.  Usually you can’t take photos on your journey but because I attended a special press night we all got to meet the characters after and take photos with them which was very special and I feel very privileged.

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