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Beauty and the Beast – Tobacco Factory Theatre, Bristol

Writer: Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve Devised by: New International Encounter, Cambridge Junction and Alex Byrne Director: Alex Byrne Reviewer: Claire Hayes  Bristol’s Tobacco Factory has garnered a deserved reputation for the quality of its family Christmas shows and this year’s playfully quirky Beauty and the Beast is no exception. Think Disney unplugged; New International Encounter (NIE) and Cambridge Junction under the direction ...

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Out There – Union Theatre, London

Writers: Elliot Davis and James Bourne Director: Michael Burgen Reviewer: Maryam Philpott It’s every little boy’s dream to become an astronaut and the potential for space exploration has filtered through popular culture. For America in particular, landing on the moon in 1969 and subsequent space missions have taken on almost mythological status, spawning endless films, TV shows, and now a ...

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Man of Steal – Trafalgar Studios 1, London

Writers: James Freedman and Edward Hilsum Director: Edward Hilsum Reviewer: Scott Stait   Stealth crime expert and self-confessed “honest pickpocket” James Freedman sets about alerting and educating his audiences in the importance of keeping our personal items and information safe in a world where digital and street crime are evolving day to day. If Freedman knows 20 ways to determine ...

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CD REVIEW: Collaborations: The Songs of Elliot Davis

Reviewer: Ian Foster [rating:4] Elliot Davis may be best known to fans of musical theatre as the co-writer of Loserville but his career has stretched over several musicals and other projects which have seen him collaborate with a wide range of songwriters and his CD Collaborations – The Songs of Elliot Davis cherry-picks a collection of 13 songs from his ...

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Loserville – Garrick Theatre, London

Book, music and lyrics by Elliot Davis and James Bourne Director: Steven Dexter Reviewer: Jonathan Baz [rating:4] Busting on to London’s West End following a run at the West Yorkshire Playhouse, Loserville is a rare beast, an entirely original musical brimming with innovation. Free of star billings and with no movie or jukebox tie-in, this show stands on the infectious ...

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Soho Cinders – Soho Theatre, London

Writer: Anthony Drewe and Elliot Davis Music: George Stiles Lyrics: Anthony Drewe Choreographer: Drew McOnie Director: Jonathan Butterell Reviewer: Paul Thurtle [rating:5]   With a panto-style title like ‘Soho Cinders’ you could be forgiven for thinking that Stiles &Drewe’s new musical is a ‘It’s behind you’ camp, men in drag romp. Actually it is a very moving story told by ...

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WHAT’S HOT – 18th June 2012

Theatre is always an experience, as soon as you step inside the auditorium, take your seats and the lights slowly dim, we are invited to go on a journey… A journey which inevitably can vary greatly on every visit, but there is always something exciting about seeing something for the very first time and that is what is on offer ...

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