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Peppa Pig’s Adventure – West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

Reviewer: Laura Stimpson To the delight of many pre-schoolers Peppa Pig arrived in Leeds today with her latest theatre offering, Peppa Pig’s Adventure.  Based on the animated children’s TV series produced and directed by Astley Baker Davies, the latest theatrical adventure follows Peppa and her friends; Pedro Pony, Suzy Sheep, Gerald Giraffe, and Daisy as they go on a camping ...

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Cinderella – Theatre Royal Winchester

Writer and Director: James Barry Reviewer: David Jobson December is upon us and that means one thing - Pantomime.  Nearly every theatre has a Christmas show on the bill. There will be pantomimes full of celebrities, innuendoes by the minute, pop songs and big special effects.  James Barry has written many pantomimes for local and amateur theatres, with Cinderella being ...

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Poppies, The Space Arts Centre, London

Writers:Lizzie Bourne &Laura Kaye Thomson Composer:Laura Kaye Thomson Director:Alanna Stone Reviewer: Deborah Parry   War is not the easiest subject matter to create a musical from, yet shows such as Cabaret, South Pacific and The Sound of Music prove that it is entirely possible to get it right - to deliver a piece that is sensitive, audience pleasing and affecting, ...

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Macbeth – The Watermill Theatre, Newbury

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Cressida Brown Reviewer: Mary Scriven Recently there has been a significant revival of interest in the work of William Shakespeare following the live broadcasts of a number of the Bard’s works. The Watermill Theatre, Newbury is doing its best to keep this trend alive with its current production of a scholarly and innovative adaptation by Beth ...

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Mayday – Waterloo East Theatre, London

Writers: Brian Redmond, Paul Howard, Sarah Davies, William Patterson, Lizzie Bourne, Ali Kemp, Deborah Klayman   Directors: Georgie Weedon, Alice Bonifacio, Marc Kelly, Janet Palmer, James Callảs Ball, Paul Kevin-Taylor. Reviewer: Ann Bawtree       Whoop ‘n’ Wail present six new small plays which have all passed the Bechdel Test which was devised in the 1980s by Alison Bechdel ...

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