Chess is probably best summed up as “The Thinking-Person’s Musical.” It’s a cold war love story to rival Phantom & Les Mis – and it’s coming back to the West End! Here’s everything you need to know.
From a ridiculous amount of bras to a low-down of every character and a series of behind-the-scenes videos, satiate your curiosity of all things Mamma Mia! right here.
This weekend sees the 60th anniversary of the camp-fest that is the Eurovision Song Contest.
Vienna has re-phased its traffic lights in anticipation for a competition which started way back in 1956 when Europe was just a group of countries making cheese and squabbling over Poland. Since then, Europe has opened it’s arms to allow countries like Azerbaijan, Israel and anyone else with enough money to take part. This year, it’s Australia.
Eurovision is unashamedly camp: Last year’s winner was Austria’s Conchita Wurst – part drag queen part bearded sausage. Before that we had Jedward singing about lipstick and Russia’s dancing grandmothers creating a decoy while the rest of the family invaded Ukraine. The West End has a long standing love affair with all this nonsense…so just how many West End performers have stepped up to “take one for their country”?