The Full Monty, Mayflower Theatre – Review

Audition

Way back sometime last year, Hubby booked tickets to see The Full Monty at the Mayflower Theatre as a Valentine’s Date Night with a difference. The stage show, adapted for the stage by Oscar-winning writer Simon Beaufoy, has been running for an incredible six years, but this is the first time we have seen it and we were not disappointed. We were first whizzed back to 1972 when the Steel business was booming in Sheffield and the workers promised jobs for life. It was then fast forward 25 years to tell the tale of six redundant Sheffield steelworkers who turn… Continue Reading “The Full Monty, Mayflower Theatre – Review”

Shrek The Musical at The Mayflower Southampton Review

Shrek the Musical

There is something about Shrek that captures the hearts of almost anyone who watches the film and I remember the DVD’s being watched constantly on repeat when my older ones were little. Now, there is a new bunch of fans in our household, who not only love the film but also love Shrek’s Adventure in London, so when I heard that Shrek the Musical was heading back out on tour and coming to the Mayflower in Southampton I just had to get tickets. SHREK THE MUSICAL® is based on the story and characters from William Steig’s book Shrek! and the… Continue Reading “Shrek The Musical at The Mayflower Southampton Review”

The Band Review: Mayflower Theatre

The Band

Like many Take That fans we were hooked by last years TV show Let it Shine, which saw band Five to Five crowned champions, for the chance to star in The Band. The Band is a musical is written by The Girls’ writer Tim Firth. It tells the story of five 16-year-old girls who are fans of a boy band and is based on the experiences of Take That and features their music, but the actual story follows the girls and is a genuinely-beautiful tale of love and loss, growing up and grief. It is a big birthday for my… Continue Reading “The Band Review: Mayflower Theatre”