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Denim: World Tour – Soho Theatre, London

Devisers: The cast Reviewer: Tom Finch Drag queens. If they seem to be more ubiquitous than they were a few years ago it’s because they are. Thanks to RuPaul’s Drag Race this once subversive art form is now hurtling toward the mainstream and looking fabulous while doing so. It was only a matter of time then before a drag girl ...

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CD REVIEW: Isabela Moner – Stopping Time

Reviewer: Helen Jones Isabela Moner started acting at the age of seven, made her Broadway debut at the age of ten in Evita and by 13 was well known for her rôle in a show on the Nickelodean channel. Now at the age of 14, her first album, Stopping Time, has been released. There is a nod to her musical ...

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Bob Downe: Bob, Sweat & Tears – The Famous Spiegeltent, Edinburgh

Writer: Mark Trevorrow Reviewer: Jay Nuttall Bob, Sweat &Tears includes everything you’d expect from an evening with Bob Downe during The Fringe. We are treated to plenty of polyester, campy pop songs, cheesy grins and naughty jokes – but there’s something waiting for us that we never saw coming. Bob has a revelation – he’s actually been living a lie ...

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Thriller Live – Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Director &Choreographer: Gary Lloyd Reviewer: Marina Spark A buzzing audience, talented cast and expensive set makes for a winning combination. The show, which is essentially a tribute to the music and dance of Michael Jackson, does not disappoint the many avid fans in the audience. The format of the show takes the audience on a journey through the successes that ...

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CD REVIEW: Samson & Delilah 2014 Concept Recording

Music/Lyrics: Ron Yatter Reviewer: Holly Spanner Samson &Delilah is the new concept recording from Broadway Records, featuring music and lyrics by Ron Yatter. The recording marks his first solo venture as creator and composer/ lyricist after a successful career as a William Morris Agent. Samson &Delilah is based on the famous biblical story which tells of a Nazirite Samson, and ...

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Caro Emerald – The Lowry Salford

Reviewer: Luke Walker [rating:4.5] Halfway through the concert, supreme jazz singer Caro Emerald proclaims that her dream would be to sing the next James Bond theme. If we don't hear her beautiful voice over the title sequence of the next movie I will eat this review... if somebody prints it off first that is. In April 2013, her second album ...

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Edinburgh Fringe: Bob Downe: Smokin’ – Gilded Balloon

Writer: Mark Trevorrow Reviewer: Stephanie Walls [Rating:4] Bob Downe’s latest show ‘Smokin’’ is a fabulous, funny piece of frothy light entertainment. A show such as this is so welcomed because the audience are under no obligation to over-think or over-analyse the show they are watching. We are quite simply able to sit and enjoy an hour of Bob’s charm and ...

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