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After You – Live At Zédel, London

Music: Alex Parker Book and Lyrics: Katie Lam Director: Alastair Knights Reviewer: Scott Matthewman Over recent months, Brasserie Zedél’s live cabaret space, The Crazy Coqs, has been spreading its wings with comedy performers and plays complementing the more traditional cabaret. Now, it has a commissioned musical, written for and set in the venue by Alex Parker and Katie Lam. Apart ...

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Cinderella – Opera House, Manchester

Cinderella - Opera House Manchester production Image showing Cinderella and the Ugly Sisters

Writer: Eric Potts Director: Pip Minnithorpe Reviewer: Iain Sykes Pantomime season is upon us once again, and this year’s big offering at Manchester Opera House is Cinderella. Written by Eric Potts and once again produced by First Family Entertainment one expects a big, brash colourful helping of glitz to accompany the corny panto one-liners, and this Cinderella doesn’t disappoint in ...

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Cinderella – New Wimbledon Theatre, London

Writer: Eric Potts Director: Ian Talbot Reviewer: Alex Ramon   “PANTO’S ALIVE!!!” bellows the inimitable Brian Blessed as the audience takes its seats at this year’s New Wimbledon Theatre pantomime. And with a packed, enthusiastic crowd at this theatre and many (many) pantos on offer elsewhere, it certainly seems like this most curious yet most beloved of British theatrical traditions ...

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NEWS: Linda Gray swaps Dallas for Wimbledon

Star of Dallas Linda Gray will be swapping Texas for Wimbledon this Christmas after producers today announced that she will be making her panto debut at the New Wimbledon theatre in Cinderella. Gray is best known for playing Sue Ellen Ewing in the TV classic Dallas but is no stranger to the London stage having played Mrs Robinson in the ...

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Altar Boyz – Greenwich Theatre, London

Book, music and lyrics: Kevin Del Aguila, Gary Adler and Michael Patrick Walker Director: Steven Dexter Reviewer: Jessica Gray Lively, joyous and evangelical pop musical Altar Boyz, which was a smash hit Off-Broadway success with a five year run, has finally made its way to the UK with its British premiere at the Greenwich Theatre directed by Steven Dexter (Loserville) ...

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NEWS: Wicked UK Tour confirms Ashleigh Gray as new Elphaba

It's been announced that Ashleigh Gray will take over from Nikki Davies Jones as Elphaba in the UK tour of Wicked with her first scheduled performance to take place at the Liverpool Empire in September. Gray has had a long association with the show having originally joined as an ensemble member in the London production in 2007 and then subsequently ...

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Wicked (Tour) – King’s Theatre, Glasgow

Director: Joe Mantello Book: Winnie Holzman Composer/Lyricist: Stephen Schwartz Reviewer: Fraser MacDonald Since it's opening on Broadway in 2003, Wicked has cast its spell over audiences the world over. This current tour, taking the show across the UK and Ireland, shows exactly why the production has been so successful and guarantees an entertaining evening of theatre that won’t be forgotten ...

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Wicked – Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Music &Lyrics: Stephen Schwartz Book: Winnie Holzman Director: Joe Mantello Reviewer: Megan Pearce Wicked has been running in the West End since 2006 with phenomenal success. Finally, the show is touring all over the UK and is definitely not one to miss. Everyone is familiar with the family classic, The Wizard of Oz – a story of a girl from ...

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