Funicular Productions – Jewel Of The Empire

Last weekend I was lucky enough to finally attend Funicular Productions‘s show Jewel Of The Empire, I’ve been wanting to see one of these dinner theatre shows for so long! The menu was crafted by MasterChef The Professionals winner Laurence Henry, and the show itself is a murder mystery, everything presented in a fancy train…

Zog Live

Last week I took the children I nanny (2.5yrs and 4yrs) to see Zog Live at the Cadogan Hall. They love the book, so we just had to go see it in the theatre. The story is so charming and cute with a powerful princess at the helm, it’s one of our favourites. The stage…

Dinosaur World Live

A week ago I got to see Dinosaur World Live with the children I nanny (2.5yrs and 4yrs), I had previously seen a similar show a few years back with another charge and it was brilliant, so I was really looking forward to this one. The theatre was very well organised with ample space in…

The Chicago Blues Brothers

On Sunday night, Love Popups London invited me to attend The Chicago Blues Brothers concert at the Savoy Theatre. I’d seen a similar Christmas themed show a few years back, so was looking forward to this one. The Chicago Blues Brothers are a tribute act, bringing the Blues Brothers phenomenon to stages around the country….

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child

Having seen this two-part play over three years ago during previews, it was high time for another visit to see Harry Potter And The Cursed Child again. So when my friend Joice had a spare ticket for both shows, I jumped at the offer to refresh my memory! I’ll stay away from spoilery territory for…

The Scarecrow’s Wedding

We’re making the most of the summer holidays, so yesterday we went to see The Scarecrow’s Wedding at the Leicester Square theatre, where it plays until the first of September. The story is based on the book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, and though I usually love these books, this particular story isn’t one…

Monstersaurus

Yesterday I headed to White City with the children I nanny to see Monstersaurus at the Troubadour theatre. The kids are 2.5 and 4 yrs old and love going to the theatre, so this seemed like an exciting adventure for the day. After a sunny day with occasional showers spent playing and exploring new playgrounds…

Sherlock Holmes And The Invisible Thing

On Thursday I was asked to come along to the press night of Sherlock Holmes And The Invisible Thing at the Rudolf Steiner Theatre, where it is playing until 18th August. As a huge fan of the wide universe of the original Sherlock Holmes stories and their many adaptations and extensions, I was quite excited…

The Starry Messenger

Lest Wednesday I was invited by a friend to join her for The Starry Messenger at the Wyndham’s Theatre. While it wasn’t on my radar as a play to catch, I was excited to see Matthew Broderick live on stage. We had front row seats as well, which is always a bonus. The Starry Messenger…

Where Is Peter Rabbit?

Recently, I got to attend Where Is Peter Rabbit? at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in the West End. I took along two young children, 2.5 and 4 yrs old, to see how they would engage with the show. The theatre had a large stack of booster seats available at the auditorium entrances, so we grabbed…

The Unholy Marriage Of Slice And Sweetly

Having done previous Immer-City events Death Of The King and Dead Quiet, I had a chance on Friday to try out their newest show, The Unholy Marriage Of Slice And Sweetly, a murder mystery based in Bethnal Green. This show takes place at St. Matthews Church and is definitely more of a beginners level murder…

The Gruffalo

On Friday, I got to see The Gruffalo at the Lyric Theatre with the two young children I nanny. It’s the latest production of Tall Stories, a registered charity organisation that puts on beautiful shows for children of all ages. The Gruffalo is recommended for ages 3+ and if you like the book, you will…