• Peter Pan @ Theatre Royal

    The Peter Pan pantomime performance at the Theatre Royal in Nottingham was a feel-good, farcical, masterpiece. Director and Choreographer Jonny Bowles took hold of the classic Peter Pan story and flung it into the shimmering spotlight of the 21st Century. Peter Pan (Jack McNeill) and Wendy (Rosie O’Hare) were...
  • Shrek The Musical @ Theatre Royal

    Dreamworks’ Shrek was hugely popular amongst our generation growing up, so I was very excited to have the opportunity to see the musical adaptation live on stage. Directed by Jason Moore and Rob Ashford, the London Production of the original Broadway musical delivered a feel-good, fun-filled and high energy...
  • Music Review: Neverworld by Leefest 2018

    Despite the festival being well known for its family friendly nature, people from all ages showed up to be a part of Neverworld, a title renamed by Leefest, for those who wish to never grow up. Situated in the grounds of John Darlings Farm in Hever, Kent, locals showed...
  • The impact of opening lines

    Children’s books are a brilliant blend of simplicity and life lessons. They can be funny, touching, poignant or charming but ultimately, they are just the books that we really love. That is why they often stay with us well into adulthood: they create an escape for readers to be...
  • Film Review – Pan

    Having read a number of negative reviews, I went into Pan with relatively low expectations. After all, there have been so many movies and re-makes about Peter Pan in the past, how could this one offer any originality or flare? However, I must say I was pleasantly surprised. Stylistically,...
  • Trailer Watch – Pan

    Director Joe Wright’s Pan is the latest retreading of J. M. Barrie’s fairy tale great, and explores the origins of Peter Pan. With the Jurassic World trailer released on the same day, you may be forgiven for overlooking this first glimpse of Pan. But from Hugh Jackman’s highly theatrical performance of Blackbeard, to...