It’s Party time!


Hope you all had fabulous Easters and didn’t overdo it on the chocolate! As for me I’ve wrapped up in hibernation trying to ward off this damn nasty virus that’s been plaguing me for weeks now, I’m sure you know the one, everyone seems to have been affected by it this year. It’s miserable and very boring… Thank goodness for the TV! The Night Manager kept me completely on tenterhooks, but that’s finished now and there’s a big gap to fill! But take a look at BBC2 Line Of Duty, it’s hooking me in fast!
Last week Jackie The Musical had it’s gala opening in Bromley, and I’m proud to say we’ve had some rave reviews  and brilliant audience reactions. If you’re looking for a fun family night out then look no further! This weekend it’s in Bradford, find out where you can visit the show here:
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Thank you to everyone that’s been in contact tweeting and messaging me remedies and elixirs –  I’ve been trying them all and something’s obviously worked as I’m finally beginning to feel human again and after nearly two weeks in my cocoon I’m impatient to get out and about and what better event than the Olivier Awards this Sunday! 

I leave you with a bit of a blast from the past to get you in the mood for the weekend  Hot Gossip – ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’ Linda Clifford
So have a fabulous weekend  and I’ll be back next week with all the red carpet gossip, so make sure you subscribe.
Love Arlene x

Easter is coming…

It’s been a while since I’ve had a chance to sit down and let you know what I’ve been up to so with the Easter break approaching I thought I should give you a quick pre-chocolate-fest catch up.

Did you see this in the Huffington Post: Wise Words I’d love to hear all your words of wisdom!

The project keeping me off the computer and up until all hours at the theatre is Jackie The Musical! I’ve been up in Dundee rehearsing and we opened in Coventry last week and tomorrow, Bromley!

Find out where you can visit the show here:Jackie The Musical

here’s a sneak peak of some of the set and our stairway to Paradise



If you want to know more about @JackieMusical and missed @ITVLorraine 

Jackie on Lorraine

Jackie and me go WAY back in that Hot Gossip featured a number of times in them! Here’s issue number … from…


No sooner did I get back to London then I was off again! This time to Essex, sunny Frinton on Sea to visit the new McCarthy Stone development which was absolutely beautiful and I met some very interesting people who plan on moving there for their retirement. However, the apartments were so beautifully designed and furnished I thought well this is a dream home. IMG_2893


I’m already working on my next project too, this time it’s for Candoco dance company. Joel and Laura are phenomenal and we are using some really moving music I’m so excited as the project will be performed in festivals throughout the summer check out the info here. Here’s a sneak peak:


It’s not all been work work work, last night I did dine at the most delicious restaurant it’s a new venture from Kurt Zdesar called Black Roe and it’s all about poké –  it’s a new one for me but is the most amazing fresh fish on rice with various dressings, a taste of heaven!


This was followed by the best Tarte Tatin ever, with milk ice-cream and I’ve tasted Tarte Tatin EVERYWHERE… this one is a special by chef Jordan Sclare


But I couldn’t resist a shake and bake, big enough for 6 people….


Finally, I leave you with this, incredible creation, it seems people can make anything out of lego these days!

Sending love to you all and I hope to check back in with you very soon.

Arlene x