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Cool Rider – Duchess Theatre, London

Writer: Mark Jones &Guy Unsworth Director: Guy Unsworth Reviewer: Matthew Nichols Given the choice between watching the film Grease (1978) or its sequel, Grease 2 (1982), I would plump for the second one on any day of the week. It has a genuinely fantastic and varied score, a pouting Michelle Pfeiffer on her way to superstardom, and turns the tables ...

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INTERVIEW: Ten Minutes with… Aaron Sidwell

In the 32 years since its cinema release, Grease 2, the follow-up to the global mega-smash original, has developed a massive cult following. It made a bona fide Hollywood star out of its leading lady, Michelle Pfeiffer, while its young male lead, Maxwell Caulfield was consigned to Dynasty, then Casualty and then... obscurity. Well, this is one for the fans, ...

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NEWS: Cool Rider returns for week long West End run.

Following the rapturous reception of the one-night-only concert at the Lyric Theatre, Cool Rider, the cult musical sequel will return to the West End, cool riding into the historic Duchess Theatre from Tuesday 15 to Saturday 19 April 2014 and tickets are now on sale. The film told the heady and daring love story of two unlikely lovers and their ...

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Farragut North – Southwark Playhouse, London

Writer: Beau Willimon Director: Guy Unsworth Reviewer: Andy Moseley [rating:3.5] Farragut North is the Washington Metro station that is the drop off point for people working in think tanks, lobby companies and advocacy groups in the US. As play names go, it’s hard to find one more oblique, given that the play isn’t set in the district, but is set ...

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Marguerite – Tabard Theatre, London

Music: Michel Legrand New Book: Alain Boublil &Guy Unsworth Lyrics: Herbert Kretzmer Based upon the original book: Alain Boublil, Claude-Michel Schonberg &Jonathan Kent with additions by Marie Zamora Director: Guy Unsworth Reviewer: Michael Rawlings [rating:3.5] Marguerite arrived in London originally in 2008, amid much fanfare heralding this new musical from the Les Miserables creators, Boublil and Schonberg, and starring one ...

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