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How The Other Half Loves tickets for The Theatre Royal Haymarket February 10, 2016 How The Other Half Loves
Alan Ayckbourn’s farcical tale of matrimonial mishaps, How The Other Half Loves receives its first major West End revival this spring, directed by Alan Strachan. As Bob and Fiona clumsily try to cover up their affair, their spouses’ intervention only adds to the confusion. William and Mary Featherstone become hopelessly stuck in the middle, falsely accused of adultery and with no ...
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Review of Hamlet at The Rose Playhouse London February 9, 2016 Hamlet
Just a couple of hundred metres from the familiar facades of Shakespeare’s Globe stands the lesser-known, but historically fascinating Rose Playhouse. The oldest theatre on Bankside, it is now largely an archaeological site after its accidental discovery in 1989, but the tiny stage also hosts several plays each year, Shakespearean and otherwise. In this, the 400th anniversary of the Bard’s death, one ...
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Review of Andy Capp The Musical at Finborough Theatre February 9, 2016 Andy Capp The Musical
Hartlepool born and bred working class anti-hero Andy Capp has been running shy of getting a job in the Daily Mirror since 1957, and I can easily remember reading some of the daily comic strips when I was a lad. As Andy, Flo, et al got more famous, they were brought to life on the stage and thus, Andy Capp ...
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Book Tickets for The Go-Between starring Michael Crawford – Apollo Theatre February 5, 2016 The Go-Between
Michael Crawford plays Leo Colston, a man who can no longer hide from the memories of his past. Memories of the gloriously hot summer of 1900 and of his days spent in Norfolk come flooding back. Spending the holidays with the family of his school friend Marcus in their luxurious country home, the young Leo finds himself acting as the ...
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Amber Riley stars as Effie White in London production of Dreamgirls February 5, 2016 Dreamgirls
Amber Riley will make her West End debut in 2016 in the UK premiere of the Tony-Award® winning musical Dreamgirls. The American actress and singer best known for her role as ‘Mercedes Jones’ in the Golden Globe Award winning television musical comedy Glee, will play soulful singer ‘Effie White’ in the production which will open at the Savoy Theatre with ...
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Miss Saigon: Expectation VS Reality February 2, 2016 Miss Saigon London Prince Edward Theatre
Expectation is a double-edged sword; a single swing can leave you a cut you will either wear with pride, or carry as a scar of regret and disappointment. High expectations are particularly perilous as too often they fail to be met. A few months ago, I wrote an article about the shows a musical theatre fan is expected to have seen, ...
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Review of JEEPERS CREEPERS at Leicester Square Theatre London January 30, 2016 Marty Feldman
A play about the Hollywood film years of an iconic and hugely successful British 1960s/70s comedian, promoted by a poster dominated by the smiling face of said comedian promised so much. A trip down memory lane; a reminder of some of his most celebrated, iconic moments; some laughs as well a glimpse into the private personality of the real man behind the public ...
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Measure a life in love: Remembering Jonathan Larson 20 years on January 26, 2016 Jonathan Larson
Monday 25th January 2016 marked the 20th anniversary of the death of Jonathan Larson, the talented composer and playwright whose passing at the age of just 35 cut short a highly promising career. He had already written several musicals, including the futuristic rock opera Superbia and his rock monologue Tick, Tick… Boom!, and was also involved in writing for a ...
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The End Of Longing starring Matthew Perry + Other offers January 25, 2016 The End of Longing
The End Of Longing Pay no booking fees | Tickets from £19.50 Internationally acclaimed actor Matthew Perry (Friends, The Odd Couple) leads the cast in the World Premiere of his playwriting debut, The End of Longing, at the Playhouse Theatre, London, from 2 February – 14 May 2016. This fast paced, and bittersweet comic new play, will be directed by the critically acclaimed ...
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Review of Shakespeare As You (Might) Like It at Rosemary Branch January 23, 2016 Shakespeare As You Might Like It
When you enter a theatre and are given a party bag and invited to help yourself to a “stoop of wine”, and to sample the delights from “much ado about muffin”, you realise that you are at some kind of celebration and Shakespeare As You (Might) Like It is a celebration of Shakespeare’s quad centenary wake. Written and performed by Roseanna ...
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In Profile with Lia Given January 23, 2016 Lia Given
Sunny Afternoon made its world premiere at the Hampstead Theatre in 2014, and is now an Olivier Award-winning West End musical that continues to draw audiences to its current home at the Harold Pinter Theatre. The Kinks musical, which features music/lyrics by Ray Davies and a book by Joe Penhall, won four Laurence Olivier Awards in the 2015 Awards, including ...
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American or British? Discussing accents on the stage January 19, 2016 American or British? Discussing accents on the stage
Just before Christmas my mum came to visit me, and while she was here, we decided to listen to the original London cast recording of ELF The Musical. My mum shares my love of theatre, and as this was one show we wouldn’t be seeing, we thought we’d have a listen to the score at least and get an idea ...
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