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Dirty Dancing – Grand Theatre, Leeds

Writer: Eleanor Bergstein Director: Sarah Tipple Choreographer: Kate Champion Reviewer: Laura Stimpson [Rating:2.5] Dirty Dancing has a cult following due to the success of the 1987 film starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey. The show comes to Leeds on its first ever UK tour after major global success andjudging by the emotion, screams, cheers and air punching at seemingly random ...

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The Real Thing – West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

Book/Source: The Real Thing by Tom Stoppard Director: Kate Saxon Assistant Director: Emily Kempson Composer: Dominic Haslam Reviewer: S. E. Webster [rating:4] Tom Stoppard’s The Real Thing, first performed over thirty years ago at the Strand Theatre in the West End, is currently treading the floorboards of the West Yorkshire Playhouse in conjunction with the highly renowned English Touring Theatre ...

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WHAT’S HOT – 7th May 2012

There's a real focus on the quality of writing in theatre at the moment, and up and down the country productions are being staged that celebrate the power of writing. From brand new plays to classics, to plays looking at writers themselves - the word is King. Catherine Love sharpens her pen and picks five of the best playing this ...

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The Fantasist’s Waltz – The Carriageworks, Leeds

Director: Kyle Davies and Lizzie Wiggs Designer: James Perkins Composer: Dominic Sales and the Company Reviewer: S. E. Webster [rating:4.5] If one was to liken the average actor to an athlete, competing against his/her peers and performing to the public in an attempt to achieve their own set of goals, then it would be no exaggeration to describe the physical ...

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