Review: Funny Girl

Every now and then a show comes along which is a true gem. It makes you laugh, leads to rapturous applause at the end of every number, and results in a spontaneous standing ovation which I’ve not experienced for a very, very long time. Funny Girl is just such a show. After 7 months of … More Review: Funny Girl

Review: The Mousetrap

A classic taste of Great British Theatre, The Mousetrap is touring the 60th Anniversary production and I finally caught it at the Opera House Manchester. Knowing little about the plot but drawn to the romantic drama of Agatha Christie – helped by discovering one of her favourite haunts on a hike this weekend – I jumped … More Review: The Mousetrap

Book review: Us

I’ve never really related with male lead-characters before. Possibly unsurprisingly – I’m a 22 year old woman. But Douglas Petersen, a 50-something scientist, felt remarkably close to home in David Nicholls’ Us. A devastating story of loss, hope, love, frustration, and family, Us tackles a number of my biggest fears through several of my favourite … More Book review: Us