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Shang-a-lang – Kings Head Theatre, London

Writer: Catherine Johnson Director: Robert Wolstenholme Reviewer: TL Wiswell Dark and gloomy winter day, feel the force of THE BAY CITY ROLLERS. That was the inspiration for a trek into the deepest wilds of Islington to the Kings Head Theatre, where a night spent watching a second play by Catherine Johnson, the author of Mamma Mia, seemed a likely mood ...

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A World Elsewhere – Theatre 503, London

Writer: Alan Franks Director: Sally Knyvette Reviewer: Mary Halton A World Elsewhere has the feel of a play that definitely wants to say something, that would urgently like us to understand the horror of conscription, the unfairness and illegality of the Vietnam War, the vast chasm that lay between what British and American young people understood the war to mean. ...

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No Way to Treat a Lady – Landor Theatre, London

Writer: Douglas J Cohen Director: Robert McWhir Reviewer: Lucy Thackray Fringe musicals are something of a mixed bag: sometimes they're dark and edgy, sometimes saccharine and self indulgent, sometimes witty and satirical. No Way To Treat a Lady doesn't know what it is, but it's taking up a respected space on the fringe with little apparent reason. No Way To ...

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CD REVIEW: Privates on Parade – Original London Cast Recording

Music: Denis King Lyrics: Peter Nichols Reviewer: Mark Clegg War apparently, is hell. And yet World War Two has proven to be bumper source of inspiration for musicals, comedy and musical comedies. Combine this with the British population’s love of seeing men dressed up as women and Privates on Parade was always destined to be a success. And after over ...

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Re:Play Festival 2014: Billy, The Monster and Me – The Lowry, Salford

Writer: Catherine Manford and Sarah Molyneux Director: Alyx Tole Reviewer: Clare Boswell After a hugely successful run at last year’s 24 7 festival, Catherine Manford and Sarah Molyneux’s Billy, The Monster and Mehas been revived for the Library Theatre’s Re-Play Festival and is currently playing at the Lowry Theatre. Billy (Nathan Morris), despite his best efforts to demand the full ...

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Luke Kempner: The Only Way Is Downton – The Lowry Theatre, Salford

Writer: Luke Kempner Reviewer: Luke Walker Comic impressionist Luke Kempner has hit upon a winning formula - a show that taps into and mocks a television phenomenon that regularly attracts around ten million viewers on both sides of the Atlanctic. His solo show, The Only Way Is Downton, fills the theatre with fans of the programme, eager for their next ...

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Warren James and his Skiffle Session Band – Lowry Theatre, Salford

Reviewer: Iain Sykes Resident in the Midlands but originally hailing from the Delta Blues not so hotspot of Warrington, Warren James would appear to be an unlikely champion of that particular musical genre. But thanks to exposure to his grandparents’ tastes in music, here he is entertaining the Lowry audience with a selection of hot blues, country and folk, heading ...

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