Andrew Tomlins

Andrew Tomlins Andrew Tomlins was formerly the Editor of UK theatre website West End Frame between 2012 and 2016.


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BWW Review: EVITA, Phoenix TheatreBWW Review: EVITA, Phoenix Theatre
Posted: Aug. 2, 2017


BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Lyceum TheatreBWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Lyceum Theatre
Posted: Dec. 22, 2016


BWW Review: THE COLOR PURPLE IN CONCERT, Cadogan HallBWW Review: THE COLOR PURPLE IN CONCERT, Cadogan Hall
Posted: May. 22, 2017


BWW Review: BAT OUT OF HELL, London ColiseumBWW Review: BAT OUT OF HELL, London Coliseum
Posted: Jun. 22, 2017


BWW Review: JEST END, Waterloo East Theatre, 3 December 2016BWW Review: JEST END, Waterloo East Theatre, 3 December 2016
Posted: Dec. 6, 2016


BWW Review: ON THE TOWN, Regent's Park Open Air TheatreBWW Review: ON THE TOWN, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Posted: Jun. 1, 2017


BWW Review: EVITA, Phoenix TheatreBWW Review: EVITA, Phoenix Theatre
August 2, 2017

Last seen in the West End three years ago at the Dominion Theatre, Bill Kenwright's production of Evita has opened at the Phoenix Theatre for a three-month limited run. Hot off the heels of its most recent UK tour, Emma Hatton and Gian Marco Schiaretti have reprised their roles as Eva Peron and Che and are, without doubt, the strongest pair to have led the show for years.

BWW Review: BAT OUT OF HELL, London ColiseumBWW Review: BAT OUT OF HELL, London Coliseum
June 22, 2017

As London temperatures soar, Bat Out Of Hell - a scorching hot new musical - has opened at the ENO London Coliseum following its recent premier in Manchester.

BWW Review: ON THE TOWN, Regent's Park Open Air TheatreBWW Review: ON THE TOWN, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
June 1, 2017

Before jetting off to Broadway to direct Jack Thorne's King Kong musical, Olivier winner Drew McOnie has returned to the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre to revive On the Town. Set over twenty-four hours in 1944, the musical follows three American sailors on shore leave in New York. Each has a whirlwind romance, before heading back to sea.

BWW Review: THE COLOR PURPLE IN CONCERT, Cadogan HallBWW Review: THE COLOR PURPLE IN CONCERT, Cadogan Hall
May 22, 2017

Having premiered on Broadway in 2005, The Color Purple was first seen on the London stage back in 2013 at the Menier Chocolate Factory. The production, directed by John Doyle, subsequently transferred to Broadway, launching British actress Cynthia Erivo to international stardom.

BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Lyceum TheatreBWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Lyceum Theatre
December 22, 2016

Despite being a decade-long tradition in New York, Alan Menken and Lynn Ahrens' musical adaptation of A Christmas Carol had never previously been staged in London. Based on Charles Dickens' classic novella, the story we all know and love is brought to life with a thrilling score. This week LMTO brought the musical to the Lyceum Theatre (home of the West End production of The Lion King) for a one-night-only concert staging.

BWW Review: JEST END, Waterloo East Theatre, 3 December 2016BWW Review: JEST END, Waterloo East Theatre, 3 December 2016
December 6, 2016

Jest End has returned to London's Waterloo East Theatre one year on from its most recent run at the venue. Lovingly pointing the finger at the West End's latest shows, best-loved stars and recent hot topics, Jest End is London's answer to off-Broadway sensation Forbidden Broadway.