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Review: "There’s a real classic in town" ★★★★ Salad Days, Union Theatre

If, like me, you’re a big fan of musicals, it’s likely that you will have a hit list of shows; revered masterpieces that you hope will be revived so you’ll get to experience them at least once, writes… 338 more words


The Hired Man

This show is in my top ten musicals, probably the best British musical, certainly the best British musical score, so I take every opportunity to see it and this was my ninth. 307 more words



Blondel is a musical I’d never previously heard of, but after the Union Theatre announced their production of it recently, the more I heard about it, the more interested I was. 279 more words


REVIEW: Blondel, Union Theatre

Tim Rice’s comical musical set during the Crusades is at times chaotic but Sasha Regan makes sure it is always entertaining. 

There is no denying that this musical is an oddity. 486 more words


First Glimpse of...Blondel, Union Theatre

Production images for the revival of Tim Rice’s musical have been released ahead of it opening at the Union Theatre. 

When King Richard announces that he’s off on a Middle East Crusade to give Saladin a piece of his mind (and sword), the struggling court musician Blondel is forced to stay behind to write songs in praise of the King’s evil – and ambitious – brother, Prince John. 362 more words

News: One Night Only with Tim Rice

Celebrating the premiere of Blondel, multi award-winning composer Tim Rice is to take part in a special evening to talk about his life and career in the West End, on Broadway and Hollywood movies. 174 more words


NEWS: Union Theatre to Host An Evening with Tim Rice

The multi-award winning composer will discuss his life and career in the West End, on Broadway and Hollywood movies as well as the premiere of Blondel in a special evening at the Union Theatre on the 25th June. 214 more words