Last weekend marked the end of the run of Caryl Churchill's 'Top Girls' at the Progress Theatre, Reading. I've never had the chance to see a play at this theatre so was very excited, since I'd heard amazing things, and knowing someone that I can already vouch for being extremely talented was in the production… Continue reading Progress Theatre, Reading: Top Girls by Caryl Churchill – ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
I have always been a fan of comedians, but I particularly fell into re-runs in my teen years. I remember, as a kid I would watch 'Mock The Week' over my dad's shoulder when I probably should have been in bed, or laugh at the jokes I could hear from my room, and I loved… Continue reading glitter-room-tour: Katherine Ryan’s live comedy tour (REVIEW)
From the bottom of my heart I can tell you this: I don't know if 2018 is going to be a good year. Heck, 2017 was hell so I haven't got my hopes up. However, I have already got a few landmark events which I know are going to be wonderful. They truly are what,… Continue reading My 2018: What I’m looking forward to
Yesterday, I was going about my day as any other by singing some of the songs from my favourite musicals and Disney films to myself. when I had a short moment of confidence and decided to record 'Finding Wonderland' from Wonderland: The Musical. I genuinely liked my voice, too, so in celebration of seeing the musical… Continue reading ‘Cause Finding Wonderland means going home again…
This isn't a review, nor anything similar, it's just a reflection. As you may know, I'm a little bit obsessed with the musical genius that is Lin-Manuel Miranda, and what was it that introduced me to him? In The Heights. Back in 2014, I discovered the musical 'In The Heights', written by one Lin, and… Continue reading Maybe This Night Is Our Last Night Together, However… (In The Heights Closing, 2017)
Hello and HAPPY 2017!!! I'm sorry I haven't posted since Christmas, I had a lot planned but have been busy with work stuff. Anyway, here's a new way to kick off the new year; I give you a cover of 'More'- at outtake from 'Moana', written by my absolute favourite human, Lin-Manuel Miranda. https://youtu.be/15YJvEWugjA Anyway,… Continue reading There’s more to come from 2017.
Well... I haven't posted in quite a while, so before I start working on, editing and deleting many backdated posts and ideas that may or may not go to waste, I may as well update you on something which I guess you could call pretty important. I'd make it out as if there was some… Continue reading I’m 18!
SPOILER-FREE POST: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD LAUNCH PARTY As many people are likely to know, 31st July held a great significance to both Potterheads and a grand proportion of the general public; Firstly, it was the birthday of one of the world's most loved fictional characters- Harry Potter; Secondly, Harry Potter and the… Continue reading SPOILER-FREE POST: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child launch party!
I couldn't help but mentally sing whilst typing the above title, since it relates to one of my favourite childhood books, which was also one of my favourite childhood musicals. By 'I've got a golden ticket' it doesn't mean I literally have a golden ticket, nor is this post related at all to 'Charlie and the Chocolate… Continue reading I’ve got a golden ticket.
And a rare Lauren has appeared.. Yeah, sorry about that. There's been a lot going on so I haven't been able to post in a while! But hey ho, back now and (hopefully) here to stay, so hello! Anyway, here's a casual theatre review to get back into things. On Tuesday evening, I went to… Continue reading Theatre Review #1- Barnum