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Aladdin – Bristol Hippodrome

Writer: Alan McHugh Director and Choreographer: Johnny Bates Reviewer: Kris Hallett In January, news rocked panto-land that QDOS had won the war over its competitor and First Family Entertainment (FFE) was no more. This year, they return to Bristol Hippodrome victorious. In doing so, they have produced the best pantomime Bristol has seen in years. It may have been blowing ...

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Barnum – New Wimbledon Theatre, London

Book: Mark Bramble Lyrics: Michael Stewart Music: Cy Coleman Director: Jean-Pierre Van Der Spuy Reviewer: Jessica Jane   Barnum is based on the life and times of ‘The Greatest Show man on earth’ PT Barnum. We follow Barnum as he collects and builds his menagerie of acts to ensure the audiences are rolling up to his show. Set in thewonderful ...

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Barnum – Curve Leicester

Music: Cy Coleman Lyrics: Michael Stewart Book: Mark Bramble Director: Jean-Pierre Van Der Spuy Reviewer: Phil Lowe Phineas Taylor Barnum – the greatest showman on earth! What a statement! A claim like no other! That may be wise-cracking humbug, and there may well be a 'Sucker Born Ev'ry Minute', but darn it, that fella Brian Conley as PT Barnum is ...

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The Sound of Music, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, London.

Composer: Richard Rodgers Lyricist: Oscar Hammerstein II Book Writer: Howard Lindsay &Russel Crouse Director: Rachel Kavanagh Musical Director: Stephen Ridley Reviewer: Leon Paul [rating:4]   The heavens had opened over London as the crowd assembled for last night’sperformance of The Sound of Music at the Open Air Theatre in Regent’s Park. Cowering under trees, umbrellas &various shelters around the theatregrounds… ...

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