22 Musicals in 12 minutes (James Corden with Lin-Manuel Miranda and Emily Blunt)

This is absolutely fantastic! Fitting in 22 musicals in 12 minutes, James Corden with Mary Poppins Returns stars Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda!

Musical Moments – Moulin Rouge!

I have felt inspired to have a musical moment today as I am putting together a post on Jim Broadbent as my excitement is growing to head to see him as Scrooge in A Christmas Carol on 16th December (which will be my last Theatre show of 2015). So I have decided to celebrate two of his fantastic musical moments in Moulin Rouge!

The Show Must Go On – a rather serious moment which sums up exactly what they all must do!

7 Incredible Films in Paris

With the absolutely horrendous and tragic events that happened in Paris over the weekend I thought I would put some focus on 7 incredible films (some of them all time favourites of mine) which are set or have a very big link to Paris in the film. It is an incredible city which I was lucky to visit on a school trip but did not fully appreciate all of the culture and buildings at 15 years old, I am sure I would appreciate it all a lot more now. The key thing about Paris by the films I have picked seems to be romance.

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La traviata – Newcastle Theatre Royal – Review

Date – Friday 6th March 2015

Venue – Theatre Royal, Newcastle


Violetta Valery – Anna Jerue-Kopec

Alfredo Germont – Ji-Min Park

Giorgio Germont – Stephen Gadd

Annina – Louise Collett

Flora Bervoix – Victoria Sharp

Gastone – Daniel Norman

Baron Douphol – Peter Savidge

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My Musicals Obsession

If you follow my blog or have come across it before you will know that I really do love musicals and have quite an obsession with them. This blog post is inspired by the latest release of Les Mis. I saw it at the cinema on Friday night and since Saturday morning I have listened to the soundtrack over and over again, think I’m up to my 10th listen now and I am going to see the film again at the cinema tomorrow night. ┬áThis then got me thinking to how much I obsess over movie musicals! I mean I loved The Sound of Music and Mary Poppins growing up but my big musical obsession really started with Chicago, yes 10 years ago now. I actually watched it over and over again, you know the times when it finishes and then you just watch it from the start again. I loved everything about it (and still love it) I know every single word of it and have now since it 3 times on the stage as well.

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