I have a sneaking suspicion that we have not seen the last of this little musical gem, which is - incredibly - inspired by a real-life World War II espionage episode demonstrating British pluck and eccentricity in spades.
Nineties gender-politics thriller Indecent Proposal gets a modern #MeToo makeover in a brand-new British musical - with book and lyrics by Michael Conley, music by Dylan Schlosberg - at London's Southwark Playhouse.
Back to the Future: Nostalgic screen-to-stage sci-fi custom-made for superfans
This is not a project born of outsiders wanting to cash in, but rather a long-held ambition, some 16 years in the making, of Back to the Future's creators.
The Pleasure Garden
Wildly funny new musical The Pleasure Garden takes a peek through the bushes to discover the bawdy history of Vauxhall's history as a hedonistic playground.
The Last Five Years: The piano is the new star in Jason Robert Brown’s two-hander
There's a line in The Last Five Years, Jason Robert Brown's semi-autobiographical musical two-hander about a relationship breakdown, that gets me every time.
Frozen: Disney’s big-budget blockbuster musical melted my heart
While London has had to wait a long time for Disney’s own screen-to-stage adaptation, its September arrival makes it feel as if Christmas has come early to the West End.
Jersey Boys: Never mind Frankie Valli, let’s pay tribute to Tommy
If it weren’t for Covid-19, we probably wouldn’t have Jersey Boys back in the West End. But we probably would still have original Four Season Tommy DeVito.
Carousel: A dark take on domestic abuse and a Broadway classic
Just getting to the end of a show at the Open Air Theatre when the weather is iffy feels like an accomplishment, for the audience as well as the company.
John & Jen: Rachel Tucker is the only incentive musical theatre fans should need
As much as I was looking for any excuse to return to Southwark, it was the show that lured me back. Or to be more precise, Rachel Tucker starring in the show, musical two-hander John & Jen.
Joseph & the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat: A joyful nostalgia-fest for children of all ages
When you book to see Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, you are guaranteed not only a joyful night out at the London Palladium but also a time-travel ticket to your childhood.