Natalie O'Donoghue

Natalie O'Donoghue Natalie has been an avid theatre goer since her first London production of Blood Brothers when she was 12. Based in Glasgow, she also reviews in Edinburgh and London as much as she can. Natalie loves nothing better than a musical medley and has an intense fear of audience participation.


MOST POPULAR ARTICLES
LAST 30 DAYS

Christina Bianco Announces UK Tour DatesChristina Bianco Announces UK Tour Dates
Posted: Aug. 30, 2018


EDINBURGH 2018: BWW Review: LIKE A STURGEON, UnderbellyEDINBURGH 2018: BWW Review: LIKE A STURGEON, Underbelly
Posted: Aug. 26, 2018


BWW Review: BASTIAN BAKER, SSE Hydro, GlasgowBWW Review: BASTIAN BAKER, SSE Hydro, Glasgow
Posted: Sep. 23, 2018


BWW Review: CYRANO DE BERGERAC, Tramway, GlasgowBWW Review: CYRANO DE BERGERAC, Tramway, Glasgow
Posted: Sep. 7, 2018


EDINBURGH 2018: BWW Review: JONNY WOO'S ALL STAR BREXIT CABARET, AssemblyEDINBURGH 2018: BWW Review: JONNY WOO'S ALL STAR BREXIT CABARET, Assembly
Posted: Aug. 26, 2018


Rachel Parris Adds Extra Date For IT'S FUN TO PRETEND at Leicester Sq TheatreRachel Parris Adds Extra Date For IT'S FUN TO PRETEND at Leicester Sq Theatre
Posted: Sep. 7, 2018


EDINBURGH 2018: BWW Review: REALLY WANT TO HURT ME, AssemblyEDINBURGH 2018: BWW Review: REALLY WANT TO HURT ME, Assembly
Posted: Aug. 26, 2018


LAST 365 DAYS

BWW Review: THE LAST SHIP, Theatre Royal, GlasgowBWW Review: THE LAST SHIP, Theatre Royal, Glasgow
Posted: Jun. 19, 2018


BWW Review: DERREN BROWN- UNDERGROUND, Theatre Royal, GlasgowBWW Review: DERREN BROWN- UNDERGROUND, Theatre Royal, Glasgow
Posted: Jun. 6, 2018


BWW Review: MA, PA AND THE LITTLE MOUTHS, Tron TheatreBWW Review: MA, PA AND THE LITTLE MOUTHS, Tron Theatre
Posted: May. 5, 2018


EDINBURGH 2018: Pick Of The Programme - ComedyEDINBURGH 2018: Pick Of The Programme - Comedy
Posted: Jun. 6, 2018


Amy Ross On Playing Elphaba in the WICKED UK TourAmy Ross On Playing Elphaba in the WICKED Tour
Posted: Jan. 31, 2018


BWW Review: BASTIAN BAKER, SSE Hydro, GlasgowBWW Review: BASTIAN BAKER, SSE Hydro, Glasgow
September 23, 2018

Switzerland native Bastian Baker has managed to secure himself quite the gig- a worldwide tour with Canadian superstar Shania Twain.

David Cross Announces UK DatesDavid Cross Announces UK Dates
September 19, 2018

Award-winning U.S. comedian David Cross brings his new showOh Come Onto Manchester, London and Glasgow after a 46 date tour of America.

THE LOST DISC Comes To Soho TheatreTHE LOST DISC Comes To Soho Theatre
September 19, 2018

The Lost Disc is a riotous quest for the holy grail of recorded music. Part gig, part play, part comedy show it showcases an alternative history of popular music and is strumming its way to the Soho Theatre stage from 8th-27th October 2018.

Rachel Parris Adds Extra Date For IT'S FUN TO PRETEND at Leicester Sq TheatreRachel Parris Adds Extra Date For IT'S FUN TO PRETEND at Leicester Sq Theatre
September 7, 2018

Rachel Parris, the star of BBC's Mash Report, has today announced an extra date to her extensive UK headline tour of "It's Fun To Pretend".

BWW Review: CYRANO DE BERGERAC, Tramway, GlasgowBWW Review: CYRANO DE BERGERAC, Tramway, Glasgow
September 7, 2018

The hugely romantic Cyrano de Bergerac is given a Caledonian heart in a new production of Edwin Morgan's Scots translation that's brimming with Glaswegian patter. This production receives the classic Dominic Hill treatment (The Rivals, The Libertine), with stunning costumes from Scots fashion designer Pam Hogg and design from Tom Piper that's sure to embody a truly Scottish celebration.

EDINBURGH 2018: BWW Review: LIKE A STURGEON, UnderbellyEDINBURGH 2018: BWW Review: LIKE A STURGEON, Underbelly
August 26, 2018

Tackling Theresa May, Melania Trump, and Nicola Sturgeon, plus more of the world's leading ladies, lip-sync sensation Ripley pushes the boundaries of drag, pop and politics.

EDINBURGH 2018: BWW Review: JONNY WOO'S ALL STAR BREXIT CABARET, AssemblyEDINBURGH 2018: BWW Review: JONNY WOO'S ALL STAR BREXIT CABARET, Assembly
August 26, 2018

Drag Superstar, Jonny Woo and Olivier Award-winning composer, Richard Thomas (Jerry Springer The Opera) bring you this sequin-spangled musical ripped straight from the headlines. With a star-studded cast of top Fringe talent, including Jayde Adams as Boris Johnson, this glittering musical satire packs big laughs and emotional punch. In or out? There's a hell of a lot to sing about.

EDINBURGH 2018: BWW Review: REALLY WANT TO HURT ME, AssemblyEDINBURGH 2018: BWW Review: REALLY WANT TO HURT ME, Assembly
August 26, 2018

A funny, painfully honest new play about growing up gay in the 80s. School bullies. Heartache. Dancing to Eurythmics and The Smiths on your Walkman to stay alive.

EDINBURGH 2018: BWW Q&A- Yianni AgisilaouEDINBURGH 2018: BWW Q&A- Yianni Agisilaou
August 22, 2018

BWW catches up with Yianni Agisilaou to chat about bringing I, Human to the 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

EDINBURGH 2018: BWW Review: BRIEFS: CLOSE ENCOUNTERS, AssemblyEDINBURGH 2018: BWW Review: BRIEFS: CLOSE ENCOUNTERS, Assembly
August 23, 2018

Briefs are back with a brand-new show. They've come from the future to test the limits of masculinity and decency with their iconic brand of circus, drag, burlesque and comedy. Expect interstellar aerials, incredible artistry, sharp social commentary and warp-speed strippers from outer space. Prepare yourselves for a close encounter.

EDINBURGH 2018: BWW Review: DON'T TELL ME NOT TO FLY, UnderbellyEDINBURGH 2018: BWW Review: DON'T TELL ME NOT TO FLY, Underbelly
August 22, 2018

This summer, four of West End's leading ladies take residence in McEwan Hall - Janie Dee, Danielle Hope, Ria Jones and Claire Sweeney. Each night a different star will take centre stage to perform songs from smash-hit West End and Broadway musicals and iconic movies. Share in the highs and lows of their lives on and off stage, hear how they took the spotlight and let their voices soar! Our leading lady will entertain and delight, with renditions of her favourite numbers and anecdotes from the wings.

EDINBURGH 2018: BWW Review: YANA ALANA- BETWEEN THE CRACKS, AssemblyEDINBURGH 2018: BWW Review: YANA ALANA- BETWEEN THE CRACKS, Assembly
August 21, 2018

Australia's favourite feather-ruffling, rabble-rousing, cabaret anarchist and neo-punk diva, Yana Alana bares all in this bent night of blues, boobs and blame. Exposing mental health, sexual politics, feminism and identity. Queer as hell, demonically talented, rudely brilliant.

EDINBURGH 2018: BWW Review: KILLYMUCK, UnderbellyEDINBURGH 2018: BWW Review: KILLYMUCK, Underbelly
August 21, 2018

Inspired by real events, Killymuck is a housing estate built on a paupers graveyard in 1970s Ireland. Niamh navigates life through the parameters of growing up, with the trials and tribulations of being a kid from the benefit class system. Lack of opportunity, educational barriers, impoverishment, addiction and depression are the norms as the struggle to escape the underclass stereotype becomes a priority. From school trips organised as cross-community excursions to unite a fractured post troubles town, to finding the humour within an estate crippled with misfortune.

EDINBURGH 2018: BWW Review: SKIN A CAT, AssemblyEDINBURGH 2018: BWW Review: SKIN A CAT, Assembly
August 21, 2018

Every teenager thinks they're the only one not having sex. For Alana, it might be true. Every time she gets close something gets in the way... Follow Alana on a wickedly funny sexual odyssey: from getting her first period, to watching bad porn, to painful examinations by cheery gynaecologists - all in the pursuit of losing her virginity and finally becoming a woman. Whatever that means...

EDINBURGH 2018: BWW Review: THE TAPE FACE SHOW, PleasanceEDINBURGH 2018: BWW Review: THE TAPE FACE SHOW, Pleasance
August 20, 2018

Tape Face returns to Edinburgh with a brand-new show! New jokes, new props, same tape. After storming into America and being seen by 51 million people online, Tape Face returns to the Edinburgh Fringe with this UK premier of The Tape Face Show. Grab a ticket and prepare for another storm. Putting your shoes on will never be the same after seeing this show.

EDINBURGH 2018: BWW Review: LAUREN PATTISON: PEACHY, PleasanceEDINBURGH 2018: BWW Review: LAUREN PATTISON: PEACHY, Pleasance
August 19, 2018

Following a whirlwind year of awards, nominations and sold-out shows on top of a run at Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Lastminute.com Best Newcomer nominee 2017 Lauren Pattison is back in Edinburgh. Come see her deliver some new home truths with her wicked, warm and authentic brand of humour.

EDINBURGH 2018: BWW Review: GRAINNE MAGUIRE: I FORGIVE YOU; PLEASE LIKE ME, Gilded BalloonEDINBURGH 2018: BWW Review: GRAINNE MAGUIRE: I FORGIVE YOU; PLEASE LIKE ME, Gilded Balloon
August 20, 2018

What do I need to do to make you like me? Just tell me so we can all just relax. I promise by August the show will be great, so let's all just have a lovely time and forget that the Great Barrier Reef is completely gone.

EDINBURGH 2018: BWW Review: MICHAEL GRIFFITHS: SONGS BY KYLIE, AssemblyEDINBURGH 2018: BWW Review: MICHAEL GRIFFITHS: SONGS BY KYLIE, Assembly
August 19, 2018

He's been Annie Lennox, Madonna and Cole Porter to great acclaim. Now Helpmann Award winner Michael Griffiths explores the songs, stories and locomotion of pop princess, Kylie Minogue. Put your hand on your heart and step back in time, Kylie wouldn't change a thing!

EDINBURGH 2018: BWW Review: OLD BOY, Scottish Storytelling CentreEDINBURGH 2018: BWW Review: OLD BOY, Scottish Storytelling Centre
August 19, 2018

OLD BOY is a show about the bond between grandfathers and grandsons. It features the real relationships of men and boys from Glasgow in an attempt to explore the love that is shared between men in families and the legacy passed down through generations in Scotland.

EDINBURGH 2018: BWW Review: TREMOR, SummerhallEDINBURGH 2018: BWW Review: TREMOR, Summerhall
August 17, 2018

Sherman Theatre: Regional Theatre of the Year - The Stage Awards 2018. Once our lives are touched by tragedy, can we ever truly move on? Sophie and Tom's relationship fell apart in the aftermath of a catastrophe. Four years on and as they come face to face once again, the aftershocks of that fateful day can still be felt. Tremor is a play about now. It's about how we choose to see things and live our lives in a world riven with anxiety and division.



...
1