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Glenn Meads

Glenn Meads Living in Manchester, Glenn writes for whatsonstage.com covering Salford, Manchester and Bolton. He also teaches Media, Film and English. His favourite writers are Arthur Miller, Alan Bennett and Oscar Wilde. His favourite piece of theatre is Cabaret @ Studio 54, N.Y.


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Any Dream Will Do: Where Are They Now?
August 7, 2007

Two months have passed since Lee Mead was crowned winner of the BBC reality show, Any Dream Will Do. But, often losing a show like this is also good for your career, so what about the others? Glenn Meads has a look at the runners up and finds out, where are they now?

'The Pianist' Hits All The Right Notes
July 8, 2007


Into The Woods: Wickedly Funny
July 5, 2007


Subtle, Yet Beautiful: Kiss Of The Spiderwoman UK Review
June 13, 2007


Any Dream Will Do Recap # 7: The Final
June 10, 2007

Lee is the winner of Any Dream Will Do, and the star of the upcoming revival of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat!

Office Suite: Uneven and Deskbound
June 5, 2007


Any Dream Will Do Recap #6
June 2, 2007

Tonight was Andrew Lloyd Webber's last chance to save someone. Who would he allow to wear the coat once more and who would he 'close every door' to? Glenn Meads guides you through the penultimate weeks' events.

Any Dream Will Do Recap # 5
May 26, 2007

Next week the semi finals take place, so tonight had to be crunch time, in that viewers have to see to the right Joseph go home. A surprise exit, is not is needed to boost this show. With £50 per ticket at stake for theatre-goers, they need four stars to come back, standing tall, confident that that they have West End potential. So who went home and who stayed to don the coat?

Furry Dated: Cats UK Tour Review
May 25, 2007

Looking at this 'kitty' song 'n' dance show in 2007, time has not been kind

Any Dream Will Do Recap # 4
May 20, 2007

Well, it had to happen; the surprise exit that takes place on every reality show from American Idol to Big Brother occurred on Saturday. This leaves the path to the West End clear for an obvious winner. But will the public vote for Andrew's choice, or will we end up with a 'surprise' final? Glenn Meads takes a look at the runners and riders.

Any Dream Will Do: Recap # 3
May 12, 2007

With 7 Josephs left on Eurovision Song Contest day, the competition has opened up, as clearly everyone has started to get that 'fighting instinct.' But who has the all round ability to sing on a West End stage, week after week? Even Graham Norton couldn't tell you that, it's up to the UK viewers, who vote. So, how did they do?

Any Dream Will Do Recap #2
May 5, 2007

After last weeks' formulated drama, there were nerves all round as Andrew Lloyd Webber and his team continued to search for a leading man to star in the new West End production of Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

Any Dream Will Do: Two More Gone
April 29, 2007

On July 18th, a revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat - produced by Webber - will open in the West End. Starring in the musical will be the performer who wins 'Any Dream Will Do,' a new BBC One reality talent search that began airing on March 31st. Glenn Meads presents a new series of 'Any Dream Will Do' recaps as the show gets closer to filling out its 'Dreamcoat' with one lucky triple threat...

House Of Flying Parents - Jump UK Tour Review
April 20, 2007

If you love the daring dance-like fight scenes in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and the recent film, Curse Of The Golden Flower- the show Jump is for you. What makes this quite special is the knockabout humour which runs through the piece like a vein.

Blood Brothers Still Grips 20 Years On - UK Tour Review
April 18, 2007

Willy Russell's timeless musical is celebrating 20 years in London's West End.

Healthy West End But Not A Cabaret
January 3, 2007


This Winner Has It All: Mamma Mia! International Tour Review
December 19, 2006


'Behind You!' Aladdin at the Lowry, Salford, UK
December 19, 2006


Madama Butterfly Review
November 30, 2006


Chicago Still Rocks The Regions
October 27, 2006




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