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Legally Blonde, Theatre Royal, Brighton

Lucie Jones as Elle Woods in Legally Blonde

Music and Lyrics: Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin Book: Heather Hach Director: Anthony Williams Reviewer: Simon Topping Vibrant colours, bouncing movement and upbeat music greet the audience as we meet the peppy sisters of the Delta Nu sorority.  This is the exuberant start, of the silly, sparkling entertaining and vibrant, Legally Blonde. Nearing the end of its UK tour, this current ...

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Legally Blonde – Liverpool Empire

Music & Lyrics: Laurence O’Keefe & Nell Benjamin Book: Heather Hach Director: Anthony Williams Reviewer: John Roberts  Legally Blonde is currently on week 40 of its current UK tour being produced by UK Productions. Overall this is a highly enjoyable and energetic version under the direction of Anthony Williams, which has plenty of original touches that separate it from past versions. It does, however, ...

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Legally Blonde The Musical – Milton Keynes Theatre

Book: Heather Hach Music and Lyrics: Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin Director: Anthony Williams Reviewer: Natasha Hegarty Omigod you guys! Legally Blonde has arrived at Milton Keynes Theatre on a bright pink cloud, bringing with it plenty of prep, lots of laughs and a brilliant wardrobe. The musical, adapted from the 2001 hit film starring Reece Witherspoon, is fun from beginning to end and has ...

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Legally Blonde – King’s Theatre, Glasgow

Director: Anthony Williams Writer: Heather Hach Choreographer: Dean Street Reviewer: Fraser MacDonald Omigod, you guys! Elle Woods is everyone’s favourite blonde haired, fashion-obsessed, Chihuahua-owning cheerleader. To an outsider, she may just be the dumb golden-haired girl but after following her high school sweetheart to Harvard Law School, Elle Woods finds out that there is more that defines her than her ...

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Legally Blonde The Musical – Norwich Theatre Royal

Book: Heather Hach Music and Lyrics: Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin Director: Anthony Williams Reviewer: Lu Greer Based on the 2001 film Legally Blonde the Musical follows Elle Woods as she gets into Harvard Law purely to win back an ex-boyfriend. What could easily be an uncomfortable story of a girl who’s only ambition is love, is instead the story of a ...

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Legally Blonde the Musical – Regent Theatre, Stoke on Trent

Book: Heather Hach Music and Lyrics: Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin Director: Anthony Williams Reviewer: Matthew Jackson Legally Blonde the Musical started its latest tour of the UK last year. Since the tour started, there has been a lot of negative attention in the press regarding the abuse of power by men, which adds an extra punch to this already ...

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Legally Blonde – Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

Book: Heather Hach Music and Lyrics: Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin Director: Anthony Williams Reviewer: Dominic Corr Pinker than a tart’s boudoir, more glitter and heels than Strictly, Legally Blonde the Musical is often cast into that horrendous category of a ‘guilty pleasure’. In truth, it’s so much more. Returning for a UK tour following success in Broadway and the ...

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Legally Blonde – Curve, Leicester

Lucie Jones as Elle Woods in Legally Blonde

Music and Lyrics: Laurence O’Keefe &Nell Benjamin Book: Heather Hach Director: Nikolai Foster Reviewer: Laura Jayne Bateman Based on the 2001 film starring Reese Witherspoon and Amanda Brown’s semi-autobiographical novel, the musical of Legally Blonde opened on Broadway in 2007. It transferred to the West End in 2009, winning the Olivier Award for Best New Musical and launching its leading ...

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