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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BroadwayWorld UK's 100 People To Follow On Twitter In 2019BroadwayWorld UK's 100 People To Follow On Twitter In 2019
Posted: Jan. 9, 2019


2018 Year in Review: Natalie O'Donoghue's Best of Theatre2018 Year in Review: Natalie O'Donoghue's Best of Theatre
Posted: Dec. 24, 2018


Industry Minds On Mental Health In The ArtsIndustry Minds On Mental Health In The Arts
Posted: Jan. 18, 2019


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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


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


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


World's Largest Contemporary Burns Celebration Champions LGBTQ Artists
January 17, 2019

2019 is the 260th birthday of Scotland's National Bard, Robert Burns and to mark the occasion Big Burns Supper festival is throwing out a warm invitation to audiences old and new from near and far to join them alongside a host of top Scottish and international artists for the biggest contemporary celebration of Scotland's national poet in the town he called home, Dumfries.

Industry Minds On Mental Health In The Arts
January 18, 2019

BroadwayWorld caught up with Scarlett Maltman and Cathy Read to chat about their podcast Industry Minds and why they feel that we need a stronger focus on mental health in the arts.BroadwayWorld caught up with Scarlett and Cathy Read to chat about their podcast Industry Minds and why they feel that we need a stronger focus on mental health in the arts.

TILDA SWINTON ANSWERS AN AD ON CRAIGSLIST Comes to VAULT Festival
January 16, 2019

A huge hit with critics and audiences alike, and following sold out runs in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, and Edinburgh Fringe, TILDA SWINTON ANSWERS AN AD ON CRAIGSLIST is making its eagerly-awaited London premiere at VAULT Festival 2019.

BWW Review: GLASGOW GIRLS, Kings Theatre, Glasgow
January 16, 2019

The life-affirming, song-and-dance-filled, Scottish musical drama, based on the true story of seven feisty Glaswegian teenagers, whose lives change forever when their school friend and her asylum-seeking family are forcibly taken from their home to be deported.

The Lion King Returns To Edinburgh Playhouse
January 14, 2019

The Walt Disney Company UK and Ireland has today announced that the award-winning musical THE LION KING will return to the Edinburgh Playhouse in December 2019, the only Scottish dates on the second UK and Ireland tour.

White & Mackay Glasgow International Comedy Festival Announces 2019 Programme
January 9, 2019

The Whyte & Mackay Glasgow International Comedy Festival (GICF) reveals its full programme, as this hugely popular event in the comedy calendar returns for its 17th year from Thursday 14 - Sunday 31 March 2019.

BroadwayWorld UK's 100 People To Follow On Twitter In 2019
January 9, 2019

Team BWW have compiled the following list of their favourite Twitter users in the UK who post about theatre and the arts. Ranging from independent bloggers and theatre-makers to West End performers who are particularly engaging with their social media accounts.

BWW Review: CINDERELLA, Theatre Royal, Glasgow
January 5, 2019

The ultimate spectacle. Primary colours that burst out of the darkness. Billowing ball gowns whisking you into a magical world. And Prokofiev's irresistibly melodic score showing well-loved characters in a whole new light - performed live by the Scottish Ballet Orchestra.

Natalie O'Donoghue's Most Anticipated Theatre of 2019
December 28, 2018

BWW reviewer Natalie O'Donoghue selects her most anticipated theatre shows of 2019.

2018 Year in Review: Natalie O'Donoghue's Best of Theatre
December 24, 2018

BWW reviewer Natalie O'Donoghue selects the best productions she saw in 2018.

BWW Review, SLEEPING BEAUTY, Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock
December 13, 2018

Following on from last year's record breaking panto Snow White, Beacon Arts Centre present yet another spectacular family pantomime, and this time it's the magical fairytale Sleeping Beauty.

BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Citizens Theatre, Glasgow
December 8, 2018

Ebenezer Scrooge is a notoriously bitter old man who is determined not to let Christmas interfere with his miserly routine. A feared figure throughout the streets of London he is unmoved by any pleas for charity. But one Christmas Eve, Scrooge receives some unexpected supernatural visitors who are determined to show him the error of his ways.

BWW Review: THE BODYGUARD, Theatre Royal, Glasgow
December 6, 2018

Former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer, is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker. Each expects to be in charge - what they don't expect is to fall in love.

Glasgow International Comedy Festival Returns 14-31 March 2019
December 3, 2018

The Whyte & Mackay Glasgow International Comedy Festival (GICF) returns for its 17th outing in March 2019, with comedy's best and brightest lined up for 18 days of stand up, sketches, plays, improv, films and kids shows.

BWW Review: MAMMY GOOSE, Tron Theatre, Glasgow
December 1, 2018

Mammy Goose always thought she was going to be somebody, though life hasn't quite worked out like that. Her dreams of glittering Holyrood parties hob-knobbing with the Scottish elite like The Krankies and Sean Batty have gone down the pan. The frying pan. Her life is less Debbie McGhee more McGhee's the Bakers. She's working her fingers to the bone in that wee cafe of hers with her only friend in the world is Lucy - a talking Goose (and you can imagine the stares in street walking arm-in-arm with a 6ft goose).

Airport Lounge/Hard Rock Hybrid Set To Ready Edinburgh Performers For Take-off
November 28, 2018

A theatre-themed hybrid of an airport lounge and a Hard Rock Cafe has landed in Stockbridge as a shop, resource and meeting place for local dancers, actors and performers.

BroadwayWorld's Top Christmas Picks For Edinburgh Theatre
November 26, 2018

BroadwayWorld reviewer Natalie O'Donoghue has selected her top picks in Edinburgh this Christmas.

BWW Blog: Why We Shouldn't Be Snobby About Panto
November 23, 2018

BroadwayWorld reviewer Natalie O'Donoghue blogs about why we shouldn't be snobby about pantomime as a form of theatre.

BWW Review: MOTOWN THE MUSICAL, Edinburgh Playhouse
November 22, 2018

Motown the Musical tells the thrilling tale of the man who broke barriers, fought against the odds to create something more than a record label. Discover the story behind Motown, the personal relationships, the professional struggles, and - of course - the music that made history, defined the sound of a generation and got the whole world moving to the same beat.

BroadwayWorld's Top Christmas Picks For Glasgow Theatre
November 21, 2018

BroadwayWorld reviewer Natalie O'Donoghue selects her top pick of shows to see in Glasgow this festive period.



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