Wicked UK Tour – Leeds Grand Theatre

pippa standing in front of green wicked backdrop, wearing floral dress with pink clutch bag

Expectations: 5/5 Reality: 5/5 Chronic illness friendly: 4/5 Let me begin this review by admitting a huge bias: you’d be hard pushed to find me saying a bad word about Wicked. It was younger Pippa’s obsession, resulting in it being the first West End show I ever saw, and the one that’s consistently stayed my […]

Hamilton West End at Victoria Palace Theatre

full length image of pippa standing up next to a silouette painting of alexander and eliza, on the side of the theatre

Expectations: 5/5 Reality: 5/5 Chronic illness friendly: 4.5/5 (keep scrolling for my review!) When a show is so critically acclaimed and adored by so many, there’s always the worry that when you see it for yourself, you’re going to be disappointed. HOWEVER, I’m relieved to say that my ambitiously high expectations of Hamilton were most […]

Stages At Sea Musical Theatre Cruise By Floating Festivals

poster advert reading 'throwback at sea' on the left, and 'stages at sea' on the right, with an image of a cruise ship

The UK musical theatre scene is truly leading the pack at the moment. We have a thriving West End, wonderful UK tours, heightened interest in community and inclusive theatre, and now… a musical theatre cruise. Yes, you did hear that right. Later this year, Floating Festivals are premiering two cruises onboard Royal Caribbean’s luxurious Navigator […]

A Weekend With The Olivier Awards 2018

girl wearing pink dress sat in a seat overlooking the stage, looking over shoulder and smiling

In April 2018, I had the unreal experiences of being an Olivier Awards #BeInspired Award winner. My best friend and I attended the ceremony, walked the red carpet and collected my award, then partied with the stars and were treated like princesses for the night with a stay at a five-star hotel. It really was […]