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CD REVIEW: Julie’s Greenroom – Original Netflix Series Soundtrack

Reviewer: Mark Clegg Children’s TV shows have always contained music and songs, but in the last decade or so the bar has been raised and some true writing talent has been providing genuinely great tunes that often elevate them to something that can be enjoyed by all age. Netflix has now added to the growing selection of preschool TV show ...

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Pygmalion – Oldham Coliseum

Charlotte Brimble as Eliza Doolittle in Pygmalion at Oldham Coliseum

Writer: George Bernard Shaw Director: Chris Honer Reviewer: Donna Kelly More than a hundred years after its stage premiere, George Bernard Shaw’s sparkling comedy Pygmalion has been revived in a new production by Oldham Coliseum Theatre. Pygmalion tells the tale of Henry Higgins, an egocentric Professor of Phonetics who makes a bet with his friend Colonel Pickering that he can ...

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Burton – Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Writer: Gwynne Edwards Director: Hugh Thomas Reviewer: Anna Ambelez Burton opens with those immortal words, “To begin at the beginning” and that’s where Burton (Rhodri Miles) starts. He relates his early family life and how he believes genes affect our personality. The strong, earthy, proud, independent, socialist background of his youth, influenced him throughout his life. He constantly refers to ...

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Julie Madly Deeply – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Jo Beggs Sarah-Louise Young has graced the stage at the Lowry in more wigs than most. In her acclaimed show Cabaret Whore, Young creates a host of brilliant, grotesque, yet strangely lovable characters, from French chantreuse La Poule to country and Western porn star Sammy Mavis Junior. The filthy jokes doled out her fictional characters might cause a few ...

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Julie Madly Deeply – Trafalgar Studios, London

Written and performed by: Sarah-Louise Young Director: Russell Lucas Reviewer: Natalie Barker [rating:4] Sarah-Louise Young starts her loving paean to Julie Andrews with a camp medley of Andrews’s classics which sets a slightly cringe-inducing tone. Such a quick succession of saccharine hits is bound to produce a queasy effect but this is quickly rectified by Young’s sophisticated humour and obvious ...

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