Looking Back … Looking Forward

Looking Back … Looking Forward

It’s just 150 years ago this year that a young girl was born to the comfort-able but large (nine children) Wood family in Hoxton, east London. Like so many young children who love to perform, she organised her brothers and sisters into a group who sang first at home...
You Can’t Stop That Beat!

You Can’t Stop That Beat!

By Paul Johnson Almost thirteen years after 60s musical Hairspray hit the West End’s Shaftesbury Theatre, it’s back for a limited eighteen-week run (from 23 April) at the magnificent London Coliseum. What’s more, the new production reunites original director Jack...
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