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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: THE COOLIDGE EFFECT PhotoBWW Review: THE COOLIDGE EFFECT
Posted: Jul. 28, 2020


Samantha Hannah on HOW TO FIND HAPPINESS IN A YEAR PhotoSamantha Hannah on HOW TO FIND HAPPINESS IN A YEAR
Posted: Jul. 30, 2020


Blog: Reflecting On Reviewing at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe PhotoBlog: Reflecting On Reviewing at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe
Posted: Aug. 10, 2020


Q&A: Army At The Virtual Fringe PhotoQ&A: Army At The Virtual Fringe
Posted: Aug. 10, 2020


LAST 365 DAYS

BWW Review: JACK WHITEHALL: STOOD UP, SSE Hydro, Glasgow PhotoBWW Review: JACK WHITEHALL: STOOD UP, SSE Hydro, Glasgow
Posted: Nov. 23, 2019


BWW Review: ROD STEWART, SSE Hydro, Glasgow PhotoBWW Review: ROD STEWART, SSE Hydro, Glasgow
Posted: Nov. 27, 2019


BWW Review: OOR WULLIE, Theatre Royal, Glasgow PhotoBWW Review: OOR WULLIE, Theatre Royal, Glasgow
Posted: Jan. 21, 2020


BWW Review: THE KING AND I, King's Theatre, Glasgow PhotoBWW Review: THE KING AND I, King's Theatre, Glasgow
Posted: Jan. 30, 2020


BWW Review: GOLDILOCKS AND THE THREE BEARS, King's Theatre, Edinburgh PhotoBWW Review: GOLDILOCKS AND THE THREE BEARS, King's Theatre, Edinburgh
Posted: Dec. 5, 2019


BWW Review: THE LION KING, Edinburgh Playhouse PhotoBWW Review: THE LION KING, Edinburgh Playhouse
Posted: Dec. 11, 2019


BWW Review: WE WILL ROCK YOU, Theatre Royal, Glasgow PhotoBWW Review: WE WILL ROCK YOU, Theatre Royal, Glasgow
Posted: Dec. 10, 2019


Q&A: Army At The Virtual Fringe
August 10, 2020

BWW catches up with Wendy Faux to chat about Army At The Virtual Fringe

Blog: Reflecting On Reviewing at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe
August 10, 2020

BWW reviewer Natalie O'Donoghue reflects on reviewing at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and on how to improve in coming years.

Samantha Hannah on HOW TO FIND HAPPINESS IN A YEAR
July 30, 2020

BWW catches up with Samantha Hannah to chat about her show How To Find Happiness In A Year which is now streaming on Nextup Comedy.

BWW Review: THE COOLIDGE EFFECT
July 28, 2020

Having toured extensively across the UK throughout 2016-2019, the new digital version of the show goes live from Tuesday July 28. Devised from interviews with porn advocates, addicts, mental health experts and scientists The Coolidge Effect has become an even more relevant conversation as we sit at home behind our screens.

BWW Review: KT Tunstall, Royal Albert Hall Home
April 30, 2020

Singer-songwriter KT Tunstall will deliver an exclusive set from her home in Los Angeles as part of the Royal Albert Home sessions.

BWW Interview: Vikki Stone Talks #ZoologicalSociety
March 30, 2020

We caught up with composer and comedian Vikki Stone to chat about the release of her concept album #ZoologicalSociety.

Saturday Night At The Stand Returns
March 27, 2020

Following his blistering livestream debut last week, Mark Nelson rejoins us as your host with the most, presenting EXCLUSIVE pre-recorded content from Frankie Boyle, Daniel Sloss, Fred MacAulay, JoJo Sutherland, Ryan Cullen, Jay Lafferty, John Moloney, Jim Smith, Marc Jenning, Stephen Buchanan, Julia Sutherland and Rosco McLelland!

BWW Album Review: #ZoologicalSociety
March 27, 2020

#Zoological Society is a concept album set in a zoo and the story is told from the perspective of the animals. With music and lyrics by Vikki Stone, book by Vikki Stone and Katie Mulgrew and the orchestrations by Vikki Stone and Simon Nathan with the London Musical Theatre Orchestra.

BWW Review: THE METAMORPHOSIS, Tron Theatre, Glasgow
March 14, 2020

The Metamorphosis is the story of an ordinary man who wakes up one morning to find he has been transformed into a giant insect. Soon he begins to realise he's got bigger problems than being late for work.

BWW Review: CURTAINS, King's Theatre, Glasgow
March 11, 2020

Starring Jason Manford (The Producers, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Guys and Dolls) and Carley Stenson (Les Miserables, Legally Blonde, Shrek, Spamalot and Hollyoaks), this hilarious whodunnit is packed full of catchy songs, unforgettable characters and plot twists galore! From creators of Cabaret and Chicago, this Tony award-winning backstage murder mystery musical will have audiences laughing and guessing right to the final curtain.

Christina Bianco Brings New Diva Filled Show To Glasgow
March 9, 2020

Internationally acclaimed vocalist Christina Bianco is set to perform in Glasgow with an evening of music, comedy and hilarious impressions.

Spring Tour Dates for THE BOOTH
February 26, 2020

Spring Tour Dates for THE BOOTH

BWW Review: THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF SMACK AND CRACK, Tron Theatre, Glasgow
February 21, 2020

Winner of Summerhall's Lustrum Award in 2018 and Theatre503 2017 Play Writing Award Finalist, The Political History of Smack and Crack is an angry, funny love-song to a lost generation. Inspired by the playwright's own experience in jail and rehab, it is shot through with home truths about the road to recovery.

BWW Review: TROJAN HORSE, Tron Theatre, Glasgow
February 14, 2020

Trojan Horse was a local story that hit the national press, accusing 'hardline' Muslim teachers and governors of plotting extremism in Birmingham schools. Adapted from the real-life testimonies of those at the heart of the UK Government's inquiry, critically acclaimed theatre company LUNG investigate what really happened.

BWW Review: BUDDY- THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY, King's Theatre, Glasgow
February 12, 2020

Featuring two terrific hours of the greatest songs ever written, including That'll Be The Day, Oh Boy, Rave On, La Bamba, Chantilly Lace, Johnny B. Goode, Raining In My Heart, Everyday, Shout and many many more, this show is just Peggy Sue-perb!

BWW Review: THICK SKIN, ELASTIC HEART, The Old Hairdressers, Glasgow
February 6, 2020

Scrolling through porn addiction to miscarriages to mental health to queer identity, this darkly comedic show is about the overwhelming pressure of high societal expectations and constant digital connection. thick skin, elastic heart is a hybrid poetic theatre production encapsulating the current zeitgeist of life in your late twenties.

BWW Review: ADRIFT, Scottish Youth Theatre
January 30, 2020

A bottle of pills. That is the last thing that Cammy remembers before waking up in the middle of the ocean. She is on a boat that isn't a boat and there's a strange echo calling her name. Nothing becomes any clearer as she is joined by a Captain and Engineer who are at loggerheads; one wants to go back to the shore, but the other is determined to push further into the beyond. But which is the right way?

BWW Review: THE KING AND I, King's Theatre, Glasgow
January 30, 2020

Set in 1860s Bangkok, the musical tells the story of the unconventional and tempestuous relationship that develops between the King of Siam and Anna, a British schoolteacher whom the modernist King, in an imperialistic world, brings to Siam to teach his many wives and children.

BWW Review: GOD OF CARNAGE, Theatre Royal, Glasgow
January 28, 2020

Winner of the Tony Award for Best Play and the Olivier Award for Best New Comedy, this ruthlessly comic study of middle class parenting by the author of Art, is one of the most successful plays ever in the history of the West End.

Kidz Bop Search for Mini Pop Stars to Support Their First-Ever UK Headline Tour
January 23, 2020

The KIDZ BOP Kids kick off their first-ever UK headline tour this Easter and to celebrate they're looking for seven virtual support acts who will see their video premiered on the BIG SCREEN at The KIDZ BOP live show. And one lucky act will also get the opportunity to support The KIDZ BOP Kids LIVE on stage at the world-famous The London Palladium.



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