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The Crisis in UK Comedy According to Outspoken Club Owner Noel Faulkner

John Fleming | Posted 15.01.2013 | UK Comedy
John Fleming

There has been a lot of talk in the last week of the UK live comedy business facing economic catastrophe. So I asked Noel Faulkner, owner of London's Comedy Cafe: "Is the UK comedy business actually in crisis?"

Noises Off: West End Review

Luke Jones | Posted 07.06.2012 | UK Entertainment
Luke Jones

Picture the scene, it's a Tuesday evening at the Novello Theatre just off the Strand and I am sat between Ronnie Corbett and Andrew Scott (Moriarty from Sherlock). Dotted around us are the American from Downton, a man from War Horse, Patricia Routledge and Olivia Coleman. It could not have turned out better.

Sweeney Todd on the West End: Review

Luke Jones | Posted 01.06.2012 | UK Entertainment
Luke Jones

Although I am reliably told it is a 'classic', before I saw the new West End revival, the only things I knew about Sweeney Todd were the two words 'Sweeney' and 'Todd'. I was the proverbial blank canvas going into the performance - I didn't know what to expect, what the story was, what the music was like: nothing.

New One Man Two Guvnors' Cast: Excellent, But Nothing on the Original

Luke Jones | Posted 17.05.2012 | UK Entertainment
Luke Jones

One Man Two Guvnors is still a must see show in London and is certainly very, very funny. Any criticism of the performances are done with the original in mind and although somewhat dissapointing, they still are great performances in an excellent play.