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Thoroughly Modern Millie – The Grand, Leeds

Joanne Clifton as Millie Dillmount in Thoroughly Modern Millie

Book: Richard Morris & Dick Scanlan New Music: Jeanine Tesori New Lyrics: Dick Scanlan Director: Racky Plews Musical Director: Rob Wicks Reviewer: Rob Atkinson On the face of it, the traditional “boy meets girl, they have issues, but end up happy ever after” musical theatre story is unlikely to be aided by the addition of a subplot around what they ...

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Thoroughly Modern Millie – Liverpool Empire

Joanne Clifton as Millie Dillmount in Thoroughly Modern Millie

Book: Richard Morris and Dick Scanlan New Music:  Jeanine Tesori New Lyrics: Dick Scanlan Director: Racky Plews Reviewer: John Roberts Originally a film vehicle for Oscar Award-winning Julie Andrews in 1967, this stage version was bound for Broadway in 2002 with a new book by Richard Morris, Dick Scanlan and music from Jeanine Tesori - that season the show won ...

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Priscilla Queen of the Desert – Bristol Hippodrome

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Writers: Stephan Elliot, Allan Scott Director: Simon Phillips Co-Choreographers: Ross Coleman and Andrew Hallsworth Reviewer:Chris Oldham Based on the 1994 cult Australian film, Priscilla Queen of the Desert begins inside a glitter ball, exploding onto the stage in a carnival of colour and light. It tells the story of two drag queens Tick/Mitzi (Duncan James), and Adam/Felicia (Adam Bailey), and ...

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Priscilla, Queen of the Desert – Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton

Go West - Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical

Director: Simon Phillips Choreographers: Ross Coleman and Andrew Hallsworth Reviewer: Clare White Priscilla Queen of the Desert arrives at the Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton with an explosion of glitter balls and feather boas. Billed as the ultimate feel-good musical, the audience climbs aboard the Priscilla bus for an evening of flamboyant fun. And the wheels on the Priscilla bus have been ...

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Priscilla Queen of the Desert – Orchard Theatre, Dartford

Go West - Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical

Director: Simon Phillips Co-Choreographers: Ross Coleman and Andrew Hallsworth Reviewer: Dan English   There's plenty of disco Down Under as Priscilla Queen of the Desert stops at Dartford as part of its U.K. tour. The Simon Phillips directed production follows two drag queens and a transgender woman as they travel across the desert, with the trio encountering a number of ...

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Priscilla Queen of the Desert the Musical – King’s Theatre, Glasgow

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Book: Stephan Elliot &Allan Scott Director: Simon Phillips Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys The Priscilla bus has rolled into town once again and Tick, Bernadette and Adam and their gloriously garish set of wheels continue to draw in the crowds, over 20 years after the classic movie and ten years since it's first appearance as a stage musical. The tale of three ...

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Priscilla, Queen Of The Desert – Theatre Royal, Norwich

Book: Stephen Elliott and Allan Scott Musical Director: Stephen ‘Spud’ Murphy Director: Simon Phillips Reviewer: Glen Pearce   It’s hard to believe that Priscilla Queen Of The Desert first hit our screens 22 years ago. Since then the film has journeyed to the stage and now, once again, is on the road in the ultimate flamboyant musical. The tale of ...

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Priscilla Queen of the Desert – Milton Keynes Theatre, Milton Keynes

Go West - Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical

Book: Stephan Elliot &Allan Scott Director Simon Phillips Reviewer: Natasha Hegarty   Priscilla Queen of the Desert parks the tour bus up for a few nights at Milton Keynes and is well worth a visit. Glitz, glam and more feathers than you’ll ever see in any production, Priscilla is fun, very camp and chock full of some of the best ...

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