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.
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, 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, 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, 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 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, 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, 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 Christmas November 6, 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, 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, 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 Christmas October 16, 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 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, 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 Nominations September 22, 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.