The 47th, Diary of a Somebody, La bohème and Olivier Awards…
Featuring reviews of The 47th, Diary of a Somebody, Rabbit Hole, Born to Mince, Maria Friedman & Friends, La bohème and the Olivier Awards.
Join Natalie and Darren in this exciting episode as they delve into a variety of captivating theatre experiences. They start off by discussing The 47th, a thrilling new production that promises to take audiences on a mesmerising journey filled with intrigue and suspense. They then turn their attention to the development of Darren’s own show, Diary of A Somebody, a play based on the sensational diaries of gay playwright Joe Orton and his life partner Kenneth Halliwell. Discover the profound impact of this remarkable production as we delve into Orton’s journey as a gay man during that era. With exceptional performances led by notable actors George Kemp, Toby Osmond and Jemma Churchill, we delve into the emotional depth of the play which explores love, artistic expression, and societal pressures.
Next on the list is Rabbit Hole at the Union Theatre, a poignant and thought-provoking play that explores themes of loss, grief, and resilience. They’ll also share their thoughts on Julian Clary’s hilarious and unmissable on man show, Born to Mince, filled with sharp wit and unforgettable moments. Maria Friedman & Friends take centre stage with this exceptional musical event featuring the talented Maria Friedman and some incredible guest performers. They’ll also touch on the prestigious Olivier Awards, celebrating the best of British theatre and recognising outstanding performances and productions. And finally, they’ll explore the timeless opera La bohème, renowned for its passionate storytelling and exquisite music, a reworked version by Mark Ravenhill at the King’s Head Theatre. Get ready for an episode packed with theatre insights, behind-the-scenes stories, and recommendations that will inspire your next theatre adventure.