What's New

New iOS7 look and feel
New iPhone homepage and issue details
Restore purchases fix

As always, if you have any problems at all, please contact us at [email protected]

App Description

Musical Theatre Review covers everything from new writing at the grassroots of the musical theatre industry to the latest red-carpet openings in the West End and on Broadway. Each issue features comprehensive coverage of all aspects of professional musical theatre.
Musical Theatre Review is a truly international magazine, featuring news, reviews and features related to musicals opening in Broadway, London’s West End, the London Fringe, Regional/Touring theatre and internationally. The spotlight will be thrown not just on cast members, but on lyricists, librettists and composers, as well as leading figures in the creative team.
Here’s what our readers had to say about Issue 1:
“It’s absolutely astounding – incredibly wide-ranging and it just looks superb”
“a right royal feast for musical lovers”
“I am VERY VERY VERY excited to see the magazine”
“Impressively comprehensive and admirably lucid”
“a terrific achievement”
“an exhaustive job extraordinarily well done”
ONSTAGE * BACKSTAGE * WORLDWIDE – there will be something for anyone interested in musical theatre!


This is a free app download. Free app downloads do not include a free issue unless otherwise stated. The current issue, back issues and future issues can be purchased within the app.

Subscriptions are also available within the application. When a recurring subscription is purchased the latest issue will become available to download immediately.

Available subscriptions are:

2 months: UK £3.99 / US $5.99 (1 Issues)
12 months: UK £20.00 / US $29.99 (6 Issues)
Bundle: UK £2.49 / US $3.99 (1 Issue)

- The subscription will renew automatically unless cancelled more than 24 hours before the end of the current period. You will be charged for renewal within 24 hours of the end of the current period, for the same duration and at the current subscription rate for the product.
- You may turn off the auto-renewal of subscriptions through your Account Settings, however you are not able to cancel the current subscription during its active period.
- Payment will charged to your iTunes account at confirmation of purchase and any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when a subscription to that publication is purchased.
- Bundles of single issues can be also be bought within the application. To use purchased credits, simply click on the issue price and select ‘use credit’. This allows you to purchase back issues at reduced prices.

Users can register for/ login to a pocketmags account in-app. This will protect their issues in the case of a lost device and allow browsing of purchases on multiple platforms. Existing pocketmags users can retrieve their purchases by logging into their account.

We recommend loading the app for the first time in a wi-fi area so that all issue data is retrieved.
If your app will not load past the splash page after a first install or an update please click the settings cog, then click Settings then Refresh app data. If this also fails to work please delete and reinstall the app from the App Store

Help and frequently asked questions be accessed in-app and on pocketmags.
If you have any problems at all please do not hesitate to contact us: [email protected]


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iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • June 15, 2014 Initial release
  • October 19, 2014 New version 4.9.59