London musical theatre is going great guns, and in terms of new shows, it's the Book of Mormon on everyone’s radar. (With the marketing blitz that has covered all of the South East I am not surprised.) But a show that has quietly just opened is the one I have been waiting for.
Clint Eastwood is eyeing up an adaptation of the hit musical Jersey Boys, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
The long mooted Elton John biopic Rocketman has taken a step nearer production with the news that music promo and commercials director Michael Gracey has been hired to oversee the film.
Steven Spielberg's historical drama Lincoln, Tom Hooper musical Les Misérables and David O Russell romantic comedy Silver Linings Playbook have cemented their positions as Oscars frontrunners following the announcement of nominees for the Screen Actors Guild and Critics Choice awards.
Based on a true story, The Sapphires is about four sisters who are plucked from their farm in the middle of nowhere, Australia to sing for the troops during the Vietnam War.
Singin' in the Rain, which just opened at the huge Palace Theatre in the heart of London's West End, brings with it great costumes and sets, fantastic dance performances, music that you probably already know, and a rip roarin' good time.