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CD REVIEW: Half a Sixpence – 2016 London Cast Recording

Reviewer: Mark Clegg Cameron Macintosh achieved universal acclaim when he brought Mary Poppins to the stage over a decade ago. And so it comes as no surprise that he has reunited the team behind it - writer Julian Fellowes and song writing team Stiles and Drewe - for a crack at reimagining another classic musical. Unlike Poppins, Half a Sixpence ...

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Barnum – Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Music: Cy Coleman Lyrics: Michael Stewart Writer: Mark Bramble (adapted by Cameron Macintosh and Mark Bramble) Choreographer: Andrew Wright Director: Jean-Pierre Van Der Spuy Reviewer: Fraser MacDonald The story of P.T. Barnum, billed the world’s greatest showman, swings into the Edinburgh Playhouse with a blast of colour and fun this week. Cameron Macintosh’s revival of this production after a record ...

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Cats The Musical – Milton Keynes Theatre

Lyrics based on the book by T S Eliot Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber Director: Marina Stevenson Reviewer:Maggie Constable [rating:4] Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats The Musical, on at Milton Keynes this week, is based on the poet T S Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats. It is one of the longest running shows, having first played to London audiences in ...

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The Phantom of the Opera – The Mayflower, Southampton

Music &Book: Andrew Lloyd Webber Lyrics: Charles Hart &Richard Stilgoe Director: Laurence Connor Reviewer: Tom Finch [Rating:4] It was with a slight sense of trepidation that I took my seat in the beautiful Mayflower Theatre to watch this show. I’ve seen the London production a few times now and I have to admit I’ve never been a fan of it. ...

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