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Deathtrap – The New Theatre, Cardiff

A man with a mace and a woman looking apprehension at a table

Writer: Ira Levin Director: Adam Penford Reviewer: Beth Steer Pitted as a ‘satisfying spine-chiller that’ll keep you on the edge of your seat’, Deathtrap in its UK tour is a real showstopper. The play holds the record for the longest-running Broadway thriller in history – and it’s not hard to see why. With a talented cast of five, more twists ...

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Deathtrap – Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

A man with a mace and a woman looking apprehension at a table

Writer: Ira Levin Director: Adam Penford Reviewer: Scott Matthewman Ira Levin’s 1978 comedy-thriller Deathtrap, which became one of Broadway’s longest running plays, is a postmodern masterpiece. Revolving around the machinations of a struggling playwright of thrillers, several of the play’s twists and turns involve the writing of a play, also called Deathtrap, which mirrors events on stage. Levin’s witty script ...

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Robin Hood – Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Director and Choreographer: Nick Winston Reviewer: David Jobson If you want to see a panto that is traditional, gives all the characters their moment in the limelight and doesn’t have endless childish and double entendre humour, then Robin Hood at the Mayflower isn’t for you. If you're after a panto that has spectacular production values, gives its stars all the ...

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Chicago – The Grand, Leeds

CHICAGO. John Partridge as 'Billy Flynn'

Writer: Fred Ebb &Bob Fosse Music: John Kander Lyrics: Fred Ebb Original Director/Choreographer: Bob Fosse Reviewer: Dawn Smallwood Award-winning Chicago returns to the UK Tour scene with this star-studded production. Written by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, it's based on Maurine Dallas Watkins’ play of the same name. A journalist by trade, Watkins wrote for the Chicago Tribune during the prohibition ...

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The Perfect Murder – Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

The Perfect Murder UK Tour - Shane Richie as Victor Smiley and Jessie Wallace as Joan Smiley

Writer: Peter James, adapted byShaun McKenna Director: Ian Talbot Reviewer: Nicole Evans Only starting life in paper form a mere six years ago, The Perfect Murder has already had huge success, both as a high flyer in the literary charts and as a play adaptation currently embarking on its second UK tour. Keeping the appeal of a repeat, but still ...

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NEWS: Richie and Wallace plan The Perfect Murder

Despite a long, though often tempestuous, relationship on screen in EastEnders, producers have announced that Shane Richie and Jessie Wallace will appear onstage for the first time in a 2016 tour of Peter James’ The Perfect Murder. Opening at the Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham, on2 February 2016,ThePerfect Murderwill then head out on a major UK tour. Directed by Olivier award winner ...

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