Posts Tagged ‘Jermyn Street Theatre’

Review – Anyone Can Whistle, Jermyn Street Theatre

Thursday 25 March 2010

It seems a curious choice to celebrate Stephen Sondheim‘s 8oth birthday with a Broadway show that lasted for just nine regular performances. That’s probably fewer than Too Close to the Sun (if we could be bothered to check) but if anyone wants to revive that to celebrate the Whingers’ 80th anniversary we will happily hobble along and join in the fun.

But Anyone Can Whistle is rarely revived, so why not? Why not? Read the rest of this entry »

Review – Jest End, Jermyn Street Theatre

Tuesday 15 December 2009

Jest End (the show formerly known as So Jest End) at the Jermyn Street Theatre is a sort of home-grown version of Forbidden Broadway.

Unlike FB it slipped up slightly by not including a mention of the West End Whingers near the beginning of the show (or, indeed, anywhere else in the show) to butter us up but despite an obvious naivety regarding which side bread is buttered the show offered the Whingers plenty to enjoy. Read the rest of this entry »

Review – Fascinating Aida, Jermyn Street Theatre

Thursday 22 May 2008

Fascinating Aida flyerPhil was having one of his republican days.

No, not that kind of Republican: say “McCain” and Phil thinks “oven chips”; say “Bush” and Phil thinks, well, not much really.

No, “republican” as in “not that struck on the monarchy”.

Now do not be dismayed at this rather late excursion into anarchy: it will all be over by tomorrow. Sharper-eyed denizens of Kentish Town may catch him fishing his collection of Princess Anne & Captain Mark Phillips wedding knick-knacks out of his dustbin in order to restore them to their pride of place on his mantelpiece. Read the rest of this entry »