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Mamma Mia! – The Grand, Leeds

Music: Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus and Stig Anderson Writer: Catherine Johnson Director:  Phyllida Llloyd Reviewer: Dawn Smallwood Mamma Mia! has been going strong in the West End since 1999 and has toured extensively worldwide. There has also been a film production (2008) starring Meryl Steep, Pierce Brosman, Colin Firth and Julie Walters.  The story has been shared to many fans ...

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Mamma Mia! – Milton Keynes Theatre

Music & Lyrics: Benny Andersson & Bjorn Ulvaeus Book: Catherine Johnson Director: Phyllida Lloyd  Reviewer: Natasha Hegarty Mamma Mia has been entertaining West End audiences for 18 years and spawned a film starring Meryl Streep, Julie Walters and Colin Firth so the story is fairly well-known. The movie director Phyllida Lloyd is back in the chair overall, with Nikki Davis Jones ...

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Mamma Mia –Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent

Music & Lyrics: Benny Andersson & Bjorn Ulvaeus Book: Catherine Johnson Director: Phyllida Lloyd  Reviewer: Taylor Simmons Mamma Mia, the smash hit musical based on the songs of Abba, has become a firm favourite among musical theatre lovers – and one which continues to pack houses. This current touring production is vibrant, colourful and full of youthful energy with a ...

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Dreaming of a Barry White Christmas – The Auditorium, Echo Arena, Liverpool

Writer: Dave Kirby Director: Dave Kirby Reviewer: Jamie Gaskin   This show is not so much a Christmas card from Liverpool as a saucy seaside postcard. While some of the humour is merely bawdy, much of it is strictly adults only. It celebrates the coarser side of Scouseness with an unremitting enthusiasm. Fortunately this is tempered by slickness and stylish ...

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One Dream: The Beryl Marsden Story – Epstein Theatre, Liverpool

Writer: Mike Howl Director: Sophie Tickle Reviewer: Jamie Gaskin If you thought nostalgia isn't what it used to be – then think again.A simple desire to celebrate the heady days of The Cavern is what propels One Dream: The Beryl Marsden Story forward.Transferring from famous Cavern Club to The Epstein at the time when Beryl marks the 50th anniversary of ...

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Caz & Britney: Scottie Road The Musical – Unity Theatre, Liverpool

Writers: Keddy Sutton &Gillian Hardie Reviewer: May Mellstrom [Rating:5] Scottie Road the Musical’s return to the Unity Theatre kick-starts the New Year with a bang, as Keddy Sutton and Gillian Hardie don their Uggs and rollers once again to give audiences another chance to see where it all began for their brilliant creations, Caz and Britney. Scottie Road follows the ...

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Mis Les – Unity Theatre, Liverpool

Writers: Keddy Sutton &Gillian Hardie Reviewer: May Mellstrom [rating:4] Mis Les – A Revolution in Rollers will have you rolling in the aisles at the Unity Theatre this week as Keddy Sutton and Gillian Hardie bring their comic creations Caz and Britney back to the stage following their hit debut in Scottie Road The Musical. Caz (Hardie) has ‘a cob ...

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