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Jamaica Inn – Tabard Thatre, London

Writer: Lisa Evans, adapted from the Daphne du Maurier novel Director: Anastasia Revi Reviewer: Richard Maguire The good news is that, unlike the BBC adaptation from 2014, the actors in the Tabard’s version of Jamaica Inn don’t mumble. However, the bad news is that, like the BBC show, the audience still doesn’t really know what’s going on. Even though Lisa ...

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The Tailor-Made Man – White Bear Theatre, London

Writer: Claudio Macor Director: Bryan Hodgson Reviewer: Stephen Bates With current stories of improprieties in the film industry seeming to be as plentiful as gold stars on Hollywood Boulevard, this revival of Claudio Macor’s The Tailor-Made Man could hardly be more timely. The play is based on the true story of William “Billy” Haines, a star of silent movies and ...

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INTERVIEW: Musical Director Nick Barstow

With shows such as the recent west end gala concertSeason's of LarsonandYou Won't SucceedOn BroadwayIf You Don't Have Any Jews, Musical Director, Composer and Arranger Nick Barstow chats toThe Reviews Hub's John Roberts about his time on Britain's Got Talent and his varied musical career. Can you remember your first musical experiences and what influenced you the most in following ...

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Betty Blue Eyes – Mercury Theatre, Colchester

Book: Ron Cowen &Daniel Lipman Music: George Stiles Lyrics: Anthony Drewe Director: Daniel Buckroyd Choreographer: Andrew Wright Musical Director: Richard Reeday Reviewer: Michael Gray   Not since Babe has there been such a winsome pig to tug at the heart-strings. Betty is the clandestine hog roast on the hoof in Alan Bennett's film A Private Function, now, thirty years on, ...

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NEWS: Betty Blue Eyes UK Tour announces cast

A 21-strong team will take to the stage this spring in the new touring co-production of Betty Blue Eyes. Fresh from his rôle with The Book of Mormon, Haydn Oakley stars as Gilbert Chilvers. Amy Booth-Steel, currently appearing in the National Theatre’s The Light Princess, will play Gilbert’s wife, determined social-climber Joyce Chilvers The rest of the confirmed cast are:Sally ...

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