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INTERVIEW: Keith Jack talks about his tour and new album Movie Nights

Keith Jack is probably best-known for finishing second on BBC 1’s Any Dream Will Do but his theatre credits since leaving the show are impressive: the Narrator and Joseph in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat; Charlie in Only The Brave; Alistair in Sincerely, Mr Toad; Ralph Rackstraw in HMS Pinafore and Sparky in Forever Plaid. Here he talks to ...

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Forever Plaid – St James’ Theatre, London

  Writer: Stuart Ross Director: Grant Murphy Reviewer: Maryam Philpott   The 50s and 60s are seen as a time of considerable cultural change in Britain and America with the emergence of ‘the teenager’ and all it entailed from rock n’ roll music to leather jackets and quiffs. But underneath of all this, a more family-friendly type of music continued ...

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NEWS: West End stars look to Disney for Charity Concert

West End stars including Olivier Award winning Leanne Jones, Book of Mormon's Alexia Khadime, Julie Atherton, and Keith Jack will come together to join a wealth of up-and-coming musical theatre performers to raise money for Great Ormond Street Hospital on Sunday 18th May at 7pm at The Actors Church, Covent Garden. When You Wish Upon A Staris produced by Emma ...

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HMS Pinafore – Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry

Libretto: WS Gilbert Music: Arthur Sullivan Director: Sasha Regan Reviewer: James Garrington Think of Gilbert and Sullivan and the first thoughts for many are of draughty village halls and amateur theatre groups, for this is how their work is most often seen these days. As time has moved on, so have theatrical tastes and now, even for amateur theatre audiences, ...

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NEWS: West End stars record charity EP for Great Ormond Street

Cynthia Erivo, Simon Bowman, Sophie Louise Dann, Shona White, Scott Garnham, Jodie Jacobs &Michael Xavier join a host of musical theatre stars to record festive charity EP; ‘A Very West End Christmas’. In a project of unprecedented scale, co-producers Darren Bell and Kris Rawlinson brought together almost fifty stars of musical theatre, after two months of planning, to record an ...

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Sincerely, Mr Toad – Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Composer &Lyricist: David Andrew Wilson Writer &Lyricist: David Hutchinson Reviewer: Tom Finch [rating:3] Sell A Door’s new musical, Sincerely, Mr Toad is an ambitious portrayal of the life of The Wind in the Willows creator Kenneth Grahame. Spanning the course of his son’s life the musical delves into the private lives of the man who created arguably one of the ...

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A Night at the Musicals – Greenwich Theatre, London

Reviewer: Harry Stern [rating:2.5] Take a company of four vocalists, add a keyboard player on an electric keyboard, a page-turner and a number of dancers. Then stick them, virtually unchoreographed, on a bare stage on one of the hottest days of the year in a theatre without air-conditioning and charge £25. The result is a desultory show and that two ...

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – The Assembly Rooms, Derby

Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber Lyrics: Tim Rice Director: Bill Kenwright Reviewer: James Garrington [rating:3] On 9th June 2007, 8.5 million people tuned in to watch Keith Jack come second in the final of Any Dream will Do, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s search for a star for his forthcoming West End production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, a rôle that ...

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