The West End Frame Show: Theatre News, Reviews & Chat

The West End Frame Show: Theatre News, Reviews & Chat

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The West End Frame Show is a weekly theatre podcast covering the latest Theatre News, Show Talk and updates from Broadway.Throughout each series, West End Frame Editor, Andrew Tomlins, is joined by guest co-hosts including actors, journalists and other…


S3 Ep11 (ft. Marianka Swain): Hamilton on Disney+, Government £1.57bn Investment, Into The Unknown, Every Little Step + more!
Jul 6 • 48 min
Arts journalist Marianka Swain (UK Editor-in-Chief of BroadwayWorld) co-hosts an action-packed episode of The West End Frame Show! In this episode, Andrew & Marianka dedicate an entire segment to the Hamilton film (Disney+) and also discuss Into The…
S3 Ep10 (ft. Jenny Gayner): SIX drive-in tour, Falsettos, The Last Five Years, Ian McKellen, TKTS ticket booth + more!
Jun 29 • 49 min
To celebrate one year of The West End Frame Show, original co-host Jenny Gayner returns for another stagey catchup! In this episode, Andrew & Jenny discuss The Last Five Years (Lambert Jackson Productions) & Falsettos (BroadwayHD) as well as the…
S3 Ep9 (ft. Joshua Lovell): Peter Pan LIVE, Turn Up, Hamilton Trailer, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Falsettos + more!
Jun 22 • 43 min
Actor Joshua Lovell (The Book of Mormon/Kinky Boots) co-hosts The West End Frame Show! In this episode, Andrew & Joshua discuss Peter Pan LIVE (The Shows Must Go On) & the Hamilton trailer (Disney+) as well as the latest news about British…
S3 Ep8 (ft. Shanay Holmes): The Wiz LIVE, Dear Evan Hansen movie, Sara Bareilles, West End Musical Brunch, The Bail Project + more!
Jun 15 • 62 min
Actress & Producer Shanay Holmes co-hosts The West End Frame Show! In this episode, Andrew & Shanay discuss The Wiz LIVE (The Shows Must Go On) & Staged (BBC) and there’s lots of news about the Dear Evan Hansen film, Sara Bareilles’ new…
S3 Ep7: #BlackLivesMatter
Jun 8 • 20 min
In this week’s episode, West End Frame Editor Andrew Tomlins discusses Black Lives Matter and racism within the theatre industry, including discussion about the UK’s leading drama schools and experiences from black performers in the West End. In…
S3 Ep6 (ft. Lisa Martland): Ben Platt, A Streetcar Named Desire, Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist, Hairspray LIVE, Merrily We Roll Along documentary + more!
Jun 1 • 59 min
Journalist Lisa Martland (Founding Editor of www.MusicalTheatreReview.com and former Deputy Editor of The Stage) returns to co-host The West End Frame Show!In this bumper episode, Andrew & Lisa discuss Ben Platt Live from Radio City Music Hall…
S3 Ep5 (ft. Leon Craig): Smash Musical, Bombshell Concert, Sound of Music LIVE, Disney’s Aladdin, Drive In Cinema + more!
May 25 • 51 min
Leon Craig (Sandra Bollock in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie) co-hosts The West End Frame Show! Leon recently understudied the Genie and played Babkak in Disney’s Aladdin.Andrew & Leon discuss Bombshell in Concert (Broadway Concert for The Actors…
S3 Ep4 (ft. Mark Dugdale): Hamilton, Cats, Fun Home, Come From Away, Frozen + more!
May 18 • 46 min
Mark Dugdale (Kevin T in Come From Away) co-hosts The West End Frame Show!In this episode, Andrew & Mark discuss Cats The Musical (1998 filmed production) and Fun Home (Victory Gardens achieve); there’s lots of news about Frozen, Hamilton & A…
S3 Ep3 (ft. Keith Jack): By Jeeves, Fleabag starring Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Pieces Of String, Disney+, Rachel Tucker + more!
May 11 • 37 min
West End actor Keith Jack joins us to co-host The West End Frame Show!In this episode, Andrew & Keith discuss By Jeeves (The Shows Must Go On), Fleabag (Wyndham’s Theatre, NT Live recording) & Pieces Of String (Mercury Theatre…
S3 Ep2 (ft. Kerry Ellis): Phantom vs Raoul, Ryan Murphy’s Hollywood, Frankenstein starring Benedict Cumberbatch + more!
May 4 • 36 min
Actress & singer Kerry Ellis joins us to discuss her album & new podcast!In this episode, Andrew discusses Ryan Murphy’s Hollywood (Netflix), Frankenstein (National Theatre at Home), Take Me To The World: Sondheim’s 90th Birthday Concert…
S3 Ep1 (ft. Caz Cronin): The Phantom of the Opera, Love Never Dies, Flowers for Mrs Harris, Pretty Woman + more!
Apr 27 • 47 min
Theatre journalist Caz Cronin joins us to co-host our first “virtual” episode! This series we’ll continue to bring you weekly updates from theatreland, discussing all the productions being streamed online as well as the latest stagey news. In this…
S2 Ep8 (ft. Steph Parry): The Last Five Years, Something Rotten, Mamma Mia The Party, Oliviers, Hello Dolly + more!
Mar 9 • 51 min
Actress Steph Parry co-hosts The West End Frame Show!
S2 Ep7: Prince of Egypt, Be More Chill, On Your Feet, Bat Out of Hell, & Juliet + more!
Mar 2 • 26 min
Andrew Tomlins hosts The West End Frame Show!
S2 Ep6 (ft. Matthew Hemley): West End Frame’s 8th Birthday!
Feb 24 • 45 min
Matt Hemley from The Stage joins us to celebrate 8 years of West End Frame!
S2 Ep5 (ft. Adrian Hansel): Cinderella starring Carrie Hope Fletcher, A Taste Of Honey, Chichester’s new season, Cases + more!
Feb 17 • 45 min
Actor Adrian Hansel co-hosts The West End Frame Show!
S2 Ep4 (ft. Jodie Jacobs + Matthew Croke & Amy Ross): Oscars, Sara Bareilles, MT Fest, Kinky Boots screening + more!
Feb 10 • 60 min
Jodie Jacobs is a West End legend, having appeared in countless shows.Andrew & Jodie discuss the Oscars, Sara Bareilles in Waitress (Adelphi Theatre) & Kinky Boots (cinema broadcast). There’s lots of news about cast recordings, Hamilton, Only…
S2 Ep3 (ft. Charlie Pittman): Hamilton, Louise Dearman, Mary Poppins, Mamma Mia!, Berlin Girl + more!
Feb 3 • 38 min
Actor/Director/Producer Charlie Pittman is this week’s co-host!
S2 Ep2 (ft. Kayleigh McKnight): Love Never Dies, Riffing, Mean Girls, Noah Thomas, Hugh Jackman + more
Jan 27 • 55 min
Kayleigh McKnight co-hosts The West End Frame Show!
S2 Ep1 (ft. Maria Coyne): Les Misérables, Desi Oakley, The King & I, Rags, Cirque du Soleil + more!
Jan 20 • 58 min
We’re back with West End star Maria Coyne!
End Of Year Special (ft. Alex James Ellison): Favourite 10 Shows of 2019!
Dec 26, 2019 • 50 min
Andrew & Alex discuss their theatrical highlights of 2019!
Episode 25 (ft. Ksenya Gray): Cats Movie, Curtains, West End Musical Brunch, The Seagull starring Emilia Clarke + more!
Dec 22, 2019 • 46 min
Catch up with the latest goings on in theatreland!
Episode 24 (ft. Melissa J Fleming): Palladium Panto, Beetlejuice, Pretty Woman casting, In The Heights trailer + more!
Dec 16, 2019 • 43 min
Panto chat, casting news & a Broadway conundrum
Episode 23 (ft. William J Connolly): Samantha Barks is Elsa, The Boy in the Dress, The Boy Friend, Devil Wears Prada + more!
Dec 9, 2019 • 42 min
Journalist William J Connolly joins us for a stagey catch up!
Episode 22 (ft. Ryan Carter): Six UK Tour, White Christmas, Dreamgirls, Sleepless the Musical, Rags + more!
Dec 2, 2019 • 38 min
Producer & Actor Ryan Carter co-hosts The West End Frame Show!
Episode 21 (ft. Katie Bernstein): & Juliet, Frozen II, Hello Dolly, Emma Hatton, Evening Standard Theatre Awards + more!
Nov 25, 2019 • 52 min
West End actress Katie Bernstein co-hosts The West End Frame Show!
Episode 20 (ft. Emma Kingston): Dear Evan Hansen, Follies, Footballers Wives, Touching The Void, Will Fletcher + more!
Nov 18, 2019 • 66 min
Performer Emma Kingston (Evita/In The Heights/Les Mis) co-hosts The West End Frame Show!
Episode 19 (ft. Lewis Asquith): Kinky Boots, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, Soho Cinders, Piccadilly Theatre, Kristin Chenoweth + more!
Nov 11, 2019 • 39 min
This week Kinky Boots & Everybody’s Talking About Jamie are the main topics of conversation!
Episode 18: City Of Angels, Sara Bareilles, High Fidelity, Pirate Queen, Ghost Quartet + more!
Nov 4, 2019 • 31 min
We discuss London’s newest shows and round up the biggest theatrical news stories of the week.
Episode 17 (ft. Benjamin Yates): Whoopi Goldberg, Hairspray, Jeremy Jordan, The Girl That Fell, Waitress + more!
Oct 28, 2019 • 45 min
Benjamin Yates (Wicked/School of Rock) joins us for a stagey catch-up!
Episode 16 (ft. Rebecca Levy): Shaun McCourt, Man in the White Suit, Moulin Rouge, new Hamilton cast + more!
Oct 21, 2019 • 52 min
Andrew is joined by Rebecca Levy & Shaun McCourt for a stagey catch up!
Episode 15 (ft. Caz Cronin): Les Mis Concert, Life of Pi, Islander, Idina Menzel’s wicked new role + more!
Oct 14, 2019 • 48 min
Journalist Caz Cronin joins us to discuss the latest goings on in theatreland!
Episode 14 (ft. Chris Jenkins): Be More Chill, Fame, Noises Off, Calendar Girls, Titanic + some exciting news!
Oct 7, 2019 • 47 min
Actor Chris Jenkins co-hosts The West End Frame Show!
Episode 13 (ft. Adam Crossley): Torch Song, Alexandra Billings, The Boy in the Dress, Idina Menzel, High Fidelity + more!
Sep 30, 2019 • 37 min
There’s lots of news about Wicked on Broadway, High Fidelity and the Nottingham Playhouse PLUS we discuss Idina Menzel’s new album!
Episode 12 (ft. Sabrina Aloueche): Big The Musical, Devil Wears Prada, Brooklyn, Industry Minds, Mrs Doubtfire + more!
Sep 23, 2019 • 42 min
West End star Sabrina Aloueche co-hosts The West End Frame Show!
Episode 11 (ft. Marianka Swain): Dear Evan Hansen, 101 Dalmatians Musical, Preludes, Caissie Levy + more!
Sep 16, 2019 • 43 min
Journalist Marianka Swain (UK Editor-in-chief of BroadwayWorld) joins us for a stagey catch up!
Episode 10 (ft. Rebecca Lock): Falsettos, Gypsy, Prince Of Egypt, Heathers, Pretty Woman + more!
Sep 9, 2019 • 38 min
Rebecca Lock joins us for a stagey catch up!
Episode 9 (ft. Jon Robyns): Les Misérables, Hamilton, Moulin Rouge, Ben Platt, Once On This Island + more!
Sep 2, 2019 • 46 min
Jon Robyns joins us for a stagey catch up!
Episode 8 (ft. Richard Carson): #EdFringe, The Boy in the Dress, Six Flashmob, The Son + more!
Aug 26, 2019 • 46 min
West End Actor Richard Carson joins us for a stagey catch up!
Broadway Special (ft. Lisa Martland): The Prom, Oklahoma, Tootsie, Mean Girls, Dear Evan Hansen, Pretty Woman, Beetlejuice, Moulin Rouge + more!
Aug 19, 2019 • 50 min
Andrew & Lisa discuss all the Broadway shows they saw during a recent trip to New York!
Episode 6 (ft. Dan Buckley): Evita, #EdFringe, Equus, Laura Baldwin’s return to Waitress + more!
Aug 12, 2019 • 51 min
Actor Dan Buckley (Fiver/The Book of Mormon) joins Andrew to discuss the latest goings on in theatreland.
Episode 5: Harold Prince, Six, Stephanie J. Block, Kiss Me Kate, West End transfers + more!
Aug 5, 2019 • 24 min
Catch up with the latest goings on in theatreland!
Episode 4 (ft. Adam Davenport): Come From Away, The Bridges of Madison County, Noises Off, Shoshana Bean + more!
Jul 29, 2019 • 35 min
Adam Davenport joins Andrew to discuss the latest theatre news, openings and Broadway gossip.
Episode 3: #CheerUpCharlie, Cats Movie, Fiver, Prince of Egypt, Liisi LaFontaine + more!
Jul 22, 2019 • 20 min
Featuring #CheerUpCharlie, the Cats movie, Fiver, Prince of Egypt + more!
Episode 2 (ft. Jay Perry): Jesus Christ Superstar, Sister Act, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat + more!
Jul 15, 2019 • 40 min
Andrew Tomlins & Jay Perry talk all things West End theatre!
Episode 1 (ft. Jenny Gayner): West End Frame is back!
Jul 4, 2019 • 34 min
Andrew Tomlins and guest co-host Jenny Gayner discuss the latest goings on in theatreland!
Trailer
Jul 2, 2019 • 1 min
Trailer for The West End Frame Show, hosted by Andrew Tomlins