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Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella – King’s Theatre, Glasgow

Director and Choreographer: Matthew Bourne Music: Sergei Prokofiev Designer: Lez Brotherston Lighting Design: Neil Austin Sound Design: Paul Groothuis Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys Following on from the critically-acclaimed new work, The Red Shoes, Matthew Bourne's New Adventures delve deep into the back catalogue to 1997 to revive their much-loved production of Cinderella. Re-set to World War 2, Cinderella and her shell-shocked, ...

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Edward Scissorhands – Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Director and choreographer: Matthew Bourne Composer: Danny Elfman Original story: Tim Burton Reviewer: Marina Spark   The familiar old tale from Tim Burton's 1990 movie Edward Scissorhands is brought to life in Matthew Bourne's newest production this autumn. The Theatre Royal Plymouth is teeming with excitement before the production begins and the audience are not disappointed by Bourne's latest offering. ...

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Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake – Theatre Royal Plymouth

Director &Choreographer: Matthew Bourne Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Reviewer: Joseph Leigh [Rating:5]   Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake is now in its 18th year and its reputation solidly precedes it. This can often be a double-edged sword, as the audience’s anticipation of the event can often fail to live up to the hype. Fortunately Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake does not fall ...

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I was a Rat! – Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds

Writer: Philip Pullman Director: Teresa Ludovico English Adaptation: David Watson Reviewer: Flip Miller [rating:4] The recipe for success appears to be to take as many fairytales you read as a child, mix them up with a sub plot of bullying and you come up with Philip Pullman’s I was a Rat! The story is of a young lad, Fox Jackson-Keen, ...

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