Lucy Hope

Review: The Fourth Monkey by J.D. Barker

Review: The Fourth Monkey by J.D. Barker

Blurb For over five years, the Four Monkey Killer has terrorized the residents of Chicago. When his body is found, the police quickly realize he was on his way to deliver one final message, one which proves he has taken another victim who may still be alive. As the lead investigator on the 4MK task […]

 Lucy Hope

Review: Legally Blonde @ Sunderland Empire

Review: Legally Blonde @ Sunderland Empire

OMIGOD, OMIGOD YOU GUYS! (This is actually a song in the musical – don’t knock it until you’ve heard it.) Legally Blonde: The Musical follows Elle Woods (Lucie Jones), beautiful and blonde, through a journey of passing tests to make it into Harvard Law School in the hopes of winning back her one true love, Warner […]

 Lucy Hope

Review: The Greatest Showman

Review: The Greatest Showman

  The Greatest Showman celebrates the birth of showbiz and follows the story of P.T Barnum (Hugh Jackman), a visionary who came from nothing and ended up as a worldwide sensation.  There’s been a large amount of hype for this film but I do wonder if it’s more because of the actors rather than the […]

 Lucy Hope

Review: Does ‘Black Panther’ live up to the hype?

Review: Does ‘Black Panther’ live up to the hype?

Black Panther is easily one of Marvel’s most anticipated films to ever be released. The main reason being that it is the first film to have an almost exclusively black cast. The film starts out with main character T’Challa (a.k.a Black Panther), played by Chadwick Boseman, losing his father (the King of Wakanda) returning home […]

 Lucy Hope

Review: Peter Pan at Theatre Royal Newcastle

Review: Peter Pan at Theatre Royal Newcastle

For the 13th consecutive year, father and son double act, Clive Webb and Danny Adams, flew into Newcastle’s Theatre Royal to perform their take on classic novel and film, Peter Pan. Adams takes the lead as Peter Pan, whilst Webb takes on the role of Smee, and the show is jam-packed with variety from beginning […]

 Lucy Hope

Steps ’20 Year Anniversary’ Concert Review

Steps ’20 Year Anniversary’ Concert Review

  Steps’ much anticipated 20-year anniversary show stomped into Newcastle on November 20. Their return was a sequined spectacular with all the classic 90’s/00’s flair we all appreciate from their early days. Before Steps hit the stage, 90s Dutch Pop sensation Vengaboys performed some of their greatest hits to an almost full arena. In itself, that […]