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Review: Grease: The Musical

One of the West End’s biggest hits, Grease: The Musical, starts its premiere run in Manchester with a spectacular Sandy and plenty of nostalgia

Clueless. Photo: Tavi @ Flickr

A little bit of movie inspiration

As we enter into the hallowed halls of education let us remember some of the more iconic student style moments from the big screen

National League of Decency

Top 5: Films banned by the National League of Decency

We shed light on five of the most interesting C (for Condemnation) labeled films by the National League of Decency in America, on behalf of the Catholic Church

Photo: 20th Century Fox

Top 5: Worst movie soundtracks

Music has a way of making some films more memorable, but sometimes it’s for the wrong reasons—here are the top five absolute worst film soundtracks


Top 5: John Travolta Blunders

Aside from launching the career of Adele Dazeem, Mr Travolta has many other notable cock-ups to his name. Charlotte gives us her Top 5

Grease remains popular but maybe its not for everyone Photo: Grease, Paramount Pictures

I’m sorry but…There are few ‘worse things I could do’ than watch Grease

Suraj Vara tells us why he finds ‘Grease’ anything but electrifying


Why I Love/Why I Hate

Claire Duffell and Holly Marshall-De Angelis tell us all about their favourite and least favourite musicals

The Pink Ladies in Grease: The Musical. Photo: Paul Coltas

Grease is the word… of the past

Jessie Cohen reviews touring musical Grease after its stop-off at the Palace Theatre last week.