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.


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LAST 30 DAYS

BWW Review: SNOW WHITE, Beacon Arts Centre, GreenockBWW Review: SNOW WHITE
Posted: Dec. 14, 2017


BWW Review: MAMMA MIA, Theatre Royal, GlasgowBWW Review: MAMMA MIA
Posted: Dec. 7, 2017


Velma Celli Talks VELMA CELLI'S WEST END CHRISTMASVelma Celli Talks VELMA CELLI'S WEST END CHRISTMAS
Posted: Nov. 22, 2017


BWW Review: SLEEPING BEAUTY, King's Theatre, GlasgowBWW Review: SLEEPING BEAUTY
Posted: Dec. 8, 2017


BWW Review: ALICE IN WEEGIELAND, Tron Theatre, GlasgowBWW Review: ALICE IN WEEGIELAND
Posted: Dec. 6, 2017


BWW Review: THE TIN SOLDIER, Festival Studio Theatre, EdinburghBWW Review: THE TIN SOLDIER
Posted: Dec. 11, 2017


BWW Review: THE SNOWMAN, Theatre Royal, GlasgowBWW Review: THE SNOWMAN, Theatre Royal, Glasgow
Posted: Nov. 16, 2017


LAST 365 DAYS

BWW Review: FLASHDANCE, King's Theatre, GlasgowBWW Review: FLASHDANCE, King's Theatre, Glasgow
Posted: Aug. 11, 2017


BroadwayWorld's Top Picks For Glasgow Theatre This ChristmasBroadwayWorld's Top Picks For Glasgow Theatre This Christmas
Posted: Oct. 16, 2017


BWW Review: SON OF A PREACHER MAN, King's Theatre, EdinburghBWW Review: SON OF A PREACHER MAN, King's Theatre, Edinburgh
Posted: Oct. 18, 2017


EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Ashley StorrieEDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Ashley Storrie
Posted: Jul. 12, 2017


BWW Review: THE KITE RUNNER, Theatre Royal, GlasgowBWW Review: THE KITE RUNNER, Theatre Royal, Glasgow
Posted: Sep. 12, 2017


BWW Review: SNOW WHITE, Beacon Arts Centre, GreenockBWW Review: SNOW WHITE, Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock
December 14, 2017

After a hugely successful 2016 season with Beauty and the Beast Beacon Arts Centre are promising another festive treat with many of the cast returning for another year of panto fun.

BWW Review: THE TIN SOLDIER, Festival Studio Theatre, EdinburghBWW Review: THE TIN SOLDIER, Festival Studio Theatre, Edinburgh
December 11, 2017

Birds of Paradise Theatre Company bring you an exciting retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's first ever children's story. The Tin Soldier is about two people who find each other in a rough tough world, although, like winter, nothing lasts forever. Written by acclaimed writer of young persons theatre Mike Kenny (The Railway Children) and featuring designs by award-winning Russian puppet designer Victor Nikonenko, BOP's new Christmas show is a magical tale of derring do, devotion and never giving up.

BWW Review: SLEEPING BEAUTY, King's Theatre, GlasgowBWW Review: SLEEPING BEAUTY, King's Theatre, Glasgow
December 8, 2017

Once upon a time in a land far away, the beautiful Princess Beauty is given a sixteenth birthday present by her evil godmother Carabosse the Enchantress. By pricking her finger on an enchanted spinning wheel she is placed under a cruel curse and forced to sleep for 100 years.

BWW Review: MAMMA MIA, Theatre Royal, GlasgowBWW Review: MAMMA MIA, Theatre Royal, Glasgow
December 7, 2017

Set on a Greek island paradise, a story of love, friendship and identity is cleverly told through the timeless songs of ABBA. Sophie's quest to discover the father she's never known brings her mother face to face with three men from her distant romantic past on the eve of a wedding they'll never forget.

BWW Review: ALICE IN WEEGIELAND, Tron Theatre, GlasgowBWW Review: ALICE IN WEEGIELAND, Tron Theatre, Glasgow
December 6, 2017

WEEGIELAND: a pantospherical wonderland populated with talking creatures, maniacal power-hungry queens and a fella who can get you a pirate copy of Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them Part 6 before its even been written yet.

Velma Celli Talks VELMA CELLI'S WEST END CHRISTMASVelma Celli Talks VELMA CELLI'S WEST END CHRISTMAS
November 22, 2017

Join the sensational Velma Celli for an alternative festive takeover with special guests Rachel Tucker and Liam Tamne direct from London's West End. A sparkling, fun and rambunctious Christmas celebration with quick wit, high camp and quirky takes on your seasonal favourites. Tis the Season to be jolly so dust off your Christmas stockings grab your companions, loved ones and Tinder dates for a festive celebration like no other.

BWW Review: THE SNOWMAN, Theatre Royal, GlasgowBWW Review: THE SNOWMAN, Theatre Royal, Glasgow
November 16, 2017

When a young boy's snowman comes to life on Christmas Eve, the two set off on a night-time quest for adventure. They meet Father Christmas, dancing penguins, reindeer and crowds of The Snowman's friends, but will they escape evil Jack Frost and get back home for Christmas morning?

BWW Review: SLAVA'S SNOW SHOW, King's Theatre, GlasgowBWW Review: SLAVA'S SNOW SHOW, King's Theatre, Glasgow
November 8, 2017

Having wowed audiences in 2011, this truly unique theatrical adventure is filled with heart, humour and stunning spectacle, promising a breath-taking multisensory delight. A wonder of a show that is equally enjoyed by adults and families alike, Slava's Snowshow has entertained audiences in over 80 countries receiving universal worldwide acclaim. Enter Slava's snowy world for a once in a life time, joyous, fun packed event culminating in a blizzard that puts you firmly at the centre of the action!

Rachel Tucker and Liam Tamne to join Velma Celli at Leicester Square this ChristmasRachel Tucker and Liam Tamne to join Velma Celli at Leicester Square this Christmas
November 6, 2017

Rachel Tucker and Liam Tamne announced as special guests at Velma Celli's Christmas cabaret in December.

BWW Review: DRYGATE COMEDY, Drygate, GlasgowBWW Review: DRYGATE COMEDY, Drygate, Glasgow
November 4, 2017

Gilded Balloon Comedy at Drygate brings together the very best craft beer, fearless food for the soul and strong intelligent comedy with a quality blend of up and coming comedians and the finest established comics in an intimate Comedy Club.

BWW Interview: John Barrowman Talks DICK WHITTINGTON at Manchester Opera HouseBWW Interview: John Barrowman Talks DICK WHITTINGTON at Manchester Opera House
November 3, 2017

BWW caught up with John Barrowman to chat about his run in the Manchester Opera House pantomime Dick Whittington.

BWW Review: THE STEAMIE, King's Theatre, GlasgowBWW Review: THE STEAMIE, King's Theatre, Glasgow
October 25, 2017

It's Hogmanay in a Glasgow wash house, and the girls need to get their washing done before the bells. Join Dolly, Magrit, Doreen and Mrs Culfeathers as they laugh and cry their way through the last day of the year with a little help from the not so handy Andy.

BWW Review: SON OF A PREACHER MAN, King's Theatre, EdinburghBWW Review: SON OF A PREACHER MAN, King's Theatre, Edinburgh
October 18, 2017

Featuring the greatest hits of Dusty Springfield, including 'The Look Of Love', 'I Only Want To Be With You', 'Spooky' and of course, the classic 'Son Of A Preacher Man', this sparklingly funny and sweetly touching new musical play by internationally-renowned writer Warner Brown will have you laughing, crying and singing your heart out to some of the greatest songs ever written.

BWW Review: THE ADDAMS FAMILY, King's Theatre, GlasgowBWW Review: THE ADDAMS FAMILY, King's Theatre, Glasgow
October 11, 2017

Everyone's favourite kooky family are now on stage in the UK premiere of this spectacular musical comedy from the writers of multi award-winning hit musical Jersey Boys, with music and lyrics by Tony Award nominated Andrew Lippa.

BroadwayWorld's Top Picks For Glasgow Theatre This ChristmasBroadwayWorld's Top Picks For Glasgow Theatre This Christmas
October 16, 2017

BWW reviewer Natalie O'Donoghue lists her top picks for the festive season in Glasgow in 2017.

BWW Review: HAIRSPRAY, King's Theatre, GlasgowBWW Review: HAIRSPRAY, King's Theatre, Glasgow
October 3, 2017

It's Baltimore, 1962 where Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart, is on a mission to follow her dreams and dance her way onto national TV. Tracy's audition makes her a local star and soon she is using her new-found fame to fight for equality, bagging local heartthrob Link Larkin along the way!

BWW Interview: Sarah-Jane Potts on FOR LOVE OR MONEYBWW Interview: Sarah-Jane Potts on FOR LOVE OR MONEY
September 22, 2017

In a small town in Yorkshire, a beautiful widow is being wooed by two suitors. Fresh from the City and with endless money to dispose of, the older one showers her with gifts - which the younger (handsome, impecunious, an inveterate gambler) wants to put to better use.

BWW Review: TEAM VIKING, Tron Theatre, GlasgowBWW Review: TEAM VIKING, Tron Theatre, Glasgow
September 21, 2017

Five years ago, James's best friend was diagnosed with heart cancer and told he had three months to live. His last wish was to be given a full viking burial. This is the remarkable, hilarious and heart-lifting story of how James actually gave his best mate the send-off he wanted.

BroadwayWorld UK Awards 2017: Natalie O'Donoghue's NominationsBroadwayWorld UK Awards 2017: Natalie O'Donoghue's Nominations
September 22, 2017

BWW reviewer Natalie O'Donoghue puts forward her nominations for the 2017 BroadwayWorld UK Awards!

Mad Props Theatre bring SOHO CINDERS to GlasgowMad Props Theatre bring SOHO CINDERS to Glasgow
September 19, 2017

When impoverished student Robbie becomes romantically involved with engaged London Mayoral candidate James Prince, his lap-dancing step-sisters become the least of his problems! James and Robbie's worlds collide forcing them to fight for their own fairy-tale ending in this hilarious, satirical twist on the classic Cinderella story.



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