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Sherie Rene Scott: Piece of Meat – Matcham Room, Hippodrome Casino London

Reviewer: Lucy Thackray [rating:4] Piece of Meat is a fun show. From its description you'd be forgiven for thinking that this is the sort of one-woman show that only works in a specific off-Broadway context and might be a bit indulgent and, well, American for us cynical West Enders. Luckily, musical theatre star Sherie Rene Scott has the charm, the ...

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Cerys Matthews – Live At the Hippodrome, London Hippodrome

Reviewer: Christopher Owen [rating:5] In this intimate, eclectic gig, Cerys Matthews performs a set of songs that mixes Country, Blues, Rock and Roll and Hymn with such ease and passion that you almost forget you are in the glamorous setting of the Hippodrome casino. Accompanied by a simply wonderful three piece band, and on various instruments herself (including a beautiful ...

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The IDolls – Live at the Hippodrome, London Hippodrome

Reviewer: Ian Foster [rating:4] Since they were cast together as the divas in the musical of Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Portia Emare, Emma Lindars and Charlotte Riby have now harnessed their considerable talents to form The IDolls, a musical trio who’ve built up quite a reputation for themselves with their powerhouse vocals. Their repertoire may have been born out ...

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Lea Delaria – Live at the Hippodrome, London Hippodrome

Reviewer: Ian Foster [rating:5] We’re lucky enough to live in a world now where, although there is still much progress to be made, acceptance of gay and lesbian people on the television is pretty much a given. So it is incredible to think that it was less than 20 years ago that Lea DeLaria made history as the first openly ...

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Suzi Quatro: Unzipped – The Hippodrome Casino, London

Reviewer: Christopher Owen [Rating:4] Suzi Quatro is a rock and roll icon. Approaching 50 years in the performing industry, she here gives an honest and frank look and listen into her life and career from the highs, to the very lows and then back up to the highs in her stripped back show 'Unzipped'. She fills you in on what ...

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Stefanie Powers: Live At The Hippodrome – London Hippodrome

Musical Arrangements and director: Mary Ekler Reviewer: Christopher Owen [rating:3.5] Stefanie Powers has had a career in show business since she was 15. And here in the bustling scene of the Matcham room at the Hippodrome Casino, she makes her London cabaret debut with a solid if not spectacular tribute to the lyrics of Lorenz Hart. Interspersed with tales of ...

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Judy Kuhn: Live at the Hippodrome – London Hippodrome

Musical Arrangements and direction: Dan Lipton Reviewer: Christopher Owen [rating:5] Judy Kuhn will not be known by as many people as one might imagine for a performer with such an extensive CV as hers. But audiences may find that they are probably be aware of her work without realising it: she was the musical voice of Disney's Pocahontas singing Colours ...

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