Guys & Dolls, Bleak Expectations and Dickie Beau…
Featuring the reviews of Guys & Dolls, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Leaves of Glass, Bleak Expectations and lip-sync legend Dickie Beau’s Re-Member Me.
Get ready for an episode filled with theatrical brilliance as Natalie and Darren delve into a wide range of incredible productions! They’ll immerse themselves in the dazzling world of Guys and Dolls at the Bridge Theatre, featuring a cast of theatre royalty including Daniel Mays, Andrew Richardson, Celinde Schoenmaker, Marisha Wallace, and Cedric Neal. Prepare to be enchanted by the classic charm and toe-tapping tunes of this beloved musical, promenade style. Next, they’ll explore the comic gem How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying at Southwark Playhouse, a delightful show that combines sharp wit, catchy songs, and uproarious humour and starring Olivier Award and Tony Award legend Tracie Bennett. Get ready to laugh out loud as they uncover the hilarious escapades of ambitious office worker J. Pierrepont Finch. Intrigue awaits as they discuss Philip Ridley’s gripping narrative of memory, manipulation, and power in Leaves of Glass, which recently had a revival at Park Theatre. Brace yourself for a thought-provoking journey through the complexities of human relationships and the haunting echoes of the past starring Eastenders favourite actress Kacey Ainsworth.
Prepare for laughter aplenty as they uncover London’s bleaking hilarious new comedy, Bleak Expectations, based on the award-winning comedy by Mark Evans, with the talented Sally Phillips as our narrator. Join them at the Criterion Theatre for a rollicking adventure through the absurd and absurdly funny world of Dickensian parody. And don’t miss the mesmerising performance by Dickie Beau in Re-Member Me at Hampstead Theatre, where he expertly channels the voices of past Hamlets in a captivating lip-sync show. Get ready to be swept away by the artistry and emotional depth of this truly unique theatrical experience. Tune in for an episode that celebrates the magic of the stage, showcasing a variety of genres and performances that will leave you entertained, inspired, and eager for your next theatre-going adventure. Don’t forget the Jasmine tea or if you prefer a nice fresh brewed pot of Earl Grey.