After the sell-out summer run of the Victoria and Albert Museum's McQueen exhibition — seen by nearly half a million people and with opening hours extended through the night for the final weekends to accommodate the demand — there's clearly a huge public appetite and interest in the work of the late British fashion designer Alexander McQueen, who killed himself five years ago on the eve of his mother's funeral. Read more
Cast includes Stephen Wight, Carly Bawden, Tracy-Ann Oberman, Laura Rees, Michael Bertenshaw A journey into the visionary imagination and dream world of Alexander McQueen, fashion's greatest contemporary artist. A girl has watched fashion designer's Mayfair house for eleven consecutive days. Tonight she climbs down from her watching tree and breaks into his house, to steal a dress, to become someone special. He catches her, but, instead of calling the police, they embark together on a journey through London and into his heart.
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Our Review of McQueen
If you are a die-hard fan of Alexander McQueen, or high fashion in general, you are going to absolutely love James Phillips' brand new play, currently being staged in a limited engagement at the St. James Theatre... But what about the rest of us? What about those of us who wouldn't know their Givenchys from their Guccis? The biggest challenge with McQueen was always going to be the question - can this play reach a wider audience than high fashion aficionados? Read more