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Legally Blonde the Musical – Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton

Book: Heather Hach Music and Lyrics: Laurence O’Keefe & Nell Benjamin Director: Anthony Williams Reviewer: Clare White Legally Blonde The Musical is a bit like candyfloss – pink, fluffy and syrupy sweet. Based on the 2001 film comedy starring Reece Witherspoon, its musical adaptation premièred on Broadway in 2007 and subsequently enjoyed successful West End and UK tour runs. This latest production, directed ...

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Legally Blonde the Musical – Bristol Hippodrome

Book: Heather Hach Director and Choreographer: Anthony Williams Music and Lyrics: Laurence O’Keefe & Nell Benjamin Reviewer: Scarlet Wildhorn Legally Blonde the Musical opens with members of the Delta Nu sorority, mid-workout on bicycles, as they hear the news that their President, Elle Woods is soon to be engaged to the eligible and extremely dashing, Warner Huntington III. The use of ...

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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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