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Kate Finburg

Kate Finburg Kate is a part-time journalist living in London and working in the television and film industry. Passions are London leisure time and exploring our capital city. She has written reviews and previews of theatre, comedy and gigs for BroadwayWorld.com, The Guardian, Le Cool, and many local London newspapers. For more, visit : http://londoninthethespring.blogspot.co.uk
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BWW Reviews: AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, Cinema ReleaseBWW Reviews: AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, Cinema Release
Posted: Jan. 25, 2014


BWW Reviews: WEST END HEROES 2014, Dominion Theatre, September 28 2014BWW Reviews: WEST END HEROES 2014, Dominion Theatre, September 28 2014
Posted: Sep. 29, 2014


BWW Reviews: THE PAJAMA GAME, Shaftesbury Theatre, May 13 2014BWW Reviews: THE PAJAMA GAME, Shaftesbury Theatre, May 13 2014
Posted: May. 14, 2014


BWW Reviews: THE A-Z OF MRS P, Southwark Playhouse, February 26 2014BWW Reviews: THE A-Z OF MRS P, Southwark Playhouse, February 26 2014
Posted: Feb. 26, 2014


BWW Reviews: THE HOLIDAY & THE EISTEDDFOD, Bussey Building, May 19 2014BWW Reviews: THE HOLIDAY & THE EISTEDDFOD, Bussey Building, May 19 2014
Posted: May. 20, 2014


BWW Reviews: SELFIE, Ambassadors Theatre, October 7 2014BWW Reviews: SELFIE, Ambassadors Theatre, October 7 2014
Posted: Oct. 9, 2014


BWW Reviews: SELFIE, Ambassadors Theatre, October 7 2014BWW Reviews: SELFIE, Ambassadors Theatre, October 7 2014
October 9, 2014

The NYT REP theatre was launched in 2012 as an affordable response to the rise in tuition fees. It offers 15 of Britain's most talented young actors eight months of free training and mentoring, culminating in a 10 week residency at the Ambassadors Theatre. This year the young stars of tomorrow perform parts in three shows; Selfie by Brad Birch and the NYT Rep Company; Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo and Shakespeare's Macbeth.
BWW Reviews: WEST END HEROES 2014, Dominion Theatre, September 28 2014BWW Reviews: WEST END HEROES 2014, Dominion Theatre, September 28 2014
September 29, 2014

The best of the West End and the Armed Forces come together for a spectacular evening of musical entertainment at the Dominion Theatre London, all in aid of Help for Heroes.
BWW Reviews: THE HOLIDAY & THE EISTEDDFOD, Bussey Building, May 19 2014BWW Reviews: THE HOLIDAY & THE EISTEDDFOD, Bussey Building, May 19 2014
May 20, 2014

An Australian takeover comes to Peckham's painfully trendy Bussey Building with two writers from down under showing in a double bill. Raimondo Cortese's 'The Holiday' and Lally Katz's 'The Eisteddfod' are both darkly comic two man shows.
BWW Reviews: THE PAJAMA GAME, Shaftesbury Theatre, May 13 2014BWW Reviews: THE PAJAMA GAME, Shaftesbury Theatre, May 13 2014
May 14, 2014

Richard Eyre's revival of this classic American musical is worth getting out of bed for. In Coronation Street, the machinists at Carla's knicker factory steal the petty cash and gossip over cream cakes. Rewind to 1954 and working conditions are very different. The unionised workers at Mr Hasler's pajama factory are overworked and underpaid so they threaten production by 'going slow' and with substandard button threading.
BWW Reviews: THE A-Z OF MRS P, Southwark Playhouse, February 26 2014BWW Reviews: THE A-Z OF MRS P, Southwark Playhouse, February 26 2014
February 26, 2014

Isy Suttie sings her way around London Town in this whimsical story about the family who invented the A-Z.
BWW Reviews: AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, Cinema ReleaseBWW Reviews: AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, Cinema Release
January 25, 2014

Meryl Streep leads an all-star ensemble in this black comedy about a dysfunctional family based on Tracy Lett's Pulitzer & Tony award winning play.
BWW Reviews: WIND IN THE WILLOWS, The Duchess Theatre, December 16 2013BWW Reviews: WIND IN THE WILLOWS, The Duchess Theatre, December 16 2013
December 17, 2013

Kenneth Grahame's classic is a Christmas cracker for the whole family.
BWW Reviews: LEE HARVEY OSWALD, Finborough Theatre, November 4 2013BWW Reviews: LEE HARVEY OSWALD, Finborough Theatre, November 4 2013
November 6, 2013

Was Lee Harvey Oswald a lone gunman as he took aim at JFK from the sixth floor of the Texas School Book Depository on November 22nd 1963, or was he the scapegoat for a cover-up by the FBI, CIA or a Mafia conspiracy?
BWW Reviews: LIZA (ON AN E), Lyric Theatre, October 7 2013BWW Reviews: LIZA (ON AN E), Lyric Theatre, October 7 2013
October 8, 2013

The glorious Trevor Ashley brought Liza, drag and drama to the Lyric for one night only.
BWW Reviews: THE LYONS, Menier Chocolate Factory, September 27 2013BWW Reviews: THE LYONS, Menier Chocolate Factory, September 27 2013
September 28, 2013

A dark comedy about a dying breed.
EDINBURGH 2013 - BWW Reviews: DAVID MORGAN, Underbelly, August 12 2013EDINBURGH 2013 - BWW Reviews: DAVID MORGAN, Underbelly, August 12 2013
August 14, 2013

The loveable self confessed geek and Twitter aficionado returns to Edinburgh with his one man show 'Pretty'.
EDINBURGH 2013 - BWW Reviews: SAD FACES THREW A PARTY, Pleasance Courtyard (Attic), August 12 2013EDINBURGH 2013 - BWW Reviews: SAD FACES THREW A PARTY, Pleasance Courtyard (Attic), August 12 2013
August 13, 2013

You're late. We're out of snacks. Now put on this hat and pretend to enjoy yourself. Join Sad Faces as they put the fun and social into socially dysfunctional.
BWW Reviews: TITANIC, Southwark Playhouse, July 31 2013BWW Reviews: TITANIC, Southwark Playhouse, July 31 2013
August 1, 2013

'With Titanic, we want to create a legend,' proclaims J. Bruce Ismay, Chairman of the White Star Line.
BWW Reviews: DREAMBOATS AND PETTICOATS, New Wimbledon Theatre, July 29 2013BWW Reviews: DREAMBOATS AND PETTICOATS, New Wimbledon Theatre, July 29 2013
July 30, 2013

I was definitely born in the wrong era. If I could get a DeLorean out and go back to the past it would be to 1955 and to the birth of rock and roll: when men wore quiffs and leather jackets and Bill Haley's 'Rock Around the Clock' was released.
BWW Reviews: THE DROWNED MAN: A HOLLYWOOD FABLE, Paddington, July 17 2013BWW Reviews: THE DROWNED MAN: A HOLLYWOOD FABLE, Paddington, July 17 2013
July 18, 2013

A unique theatrical experience
BWW Reviews: NEXT THING YOU KNOW, Landor Theatre, May 21 2013BWW Reviews: NEXT THING YOU KNOW, Landor Theatre, May 21 2013
May 21, 2013

What with all the deliberating about whether to pursue an acting career over a full-time job as a lawyer, or whether to move to LA or stay in NYC, Next Thing You Know should be really be renamed #FirstWorldProblems.
BWW Reviews: TRELAWNY OF THE WELLS, Donmar Warehouse, February 26 2013BWW Reviews: TRELAWNY OF THE WELLS, Donmar Warehouse, February 26 2013
February 27, 2013

The Donmar's tiny 250-seat theatre is the perfect intimate space to be present at Rose Trelawny's farewell party.
BWW Reviews: VICTOR/VICTORIA, Southwark Playhouse, Nov 1 2012BWW Reviews: VICTOR/VICTORIA, Southwark Playhouse, Nov 1 2012
November 2, 2012

Based on the book by Blake Edwards, with score by Henry Mancini and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse, Victor/Victoria comes to the Southwark Playhouse until 15th December.
BWW Reviews: LOSERVILLE, Garrick Theatre, October 11BWW Reviews: LOSERVILLE, Garrick Theatre, October 11
October 12, 2012

Loserville is the new musical at the Garrick written by Elliot Davies and James Bourne.
BWW TV: Deka Walmsley of BILLY ELLIOTBWW TV: Deka Walmsley of BILLY ELLIOT
September 18, 2012

Our reporter talks to Deka Walmsley, currently playing Dad in Billy Elliot at the Victoria Palace Theatre


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