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The Owl and the Pussycat – The Civic, Barnsley

Writer: Harriet Hardie and Ben Miles Music: Rebecca Applin Director: Harriet Hardie Designer: Sophia Lovell-Smith Reviewer: Laura Stimpson The Owl and the Pussycat is the latest offering from Full House Theatre, a children’s theatre company whose vision is for every child to hold treasured memories of theatre. This performance was produced in partnership with Luton Culture presents. Inspired by the ...

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Much Ado About Nothing – Mercury Theatre, Colchester

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Pia Furtado Composer: Rebecca Applin Reviewer: Michael Gray No hint of the romance or sunshine of Messina here. We're in the spartan canteen of a British regiment – motto Perfer et Obdura. There's a telly in the corner, a servery, tables for mess and for ping-pong. A chorus of Homeward Bound and Don Pedro marches his ...

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The Wind In The Willows – Mercury Theatre, Colchester

The cast of Wind In The Willows at Mercury Theatre

Writer: Kenneth Grahame Book: Willis Hall Music and Lyrics: Rebecca Applin Director: Matthew Cullum Reviewer: Glen Pearce Twenty-six years ago, The National Theatre used all its stage technology to stage a visually thrilling stage adaptation of The Wind In The Willows. This summer, Colchester’s Mercury Theatre pulls off an equally stunning production, albeit on a fraction of the National’s budget. ...

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The Snow Dog – Pleasance Two, Edinburgh

Writer: Sarah Nelson Composer: Rebecca Applin Reviewer: John Roberts A children's show that is designed to look at death and loss could in the wrong hands lead to a disastrous and patronising hour however in the extremely capable hands of Bedford's Full House Theatre company, The Snow Dog becomes a touching, humorous and at times tear-jerking show that has plenty ...

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CD REVIEW: Sex and the Village

Music: Rebecca Applin Book &Lyrics: Rebecca Applin &Susannah Pearse Producer: Pitch Perfect Reviewer: Ruth Jepson [rating:4] ‘Sex and the Village’ – Sex and the City for those of us who enjoy seeing a tree every now and again! Actually, as main character Chloe says,’ it’s less sex and more village’ in this cute little musical about following your dreams verses ...

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Rapunzel And The Rascal Prince – Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds

Writer: Daniel O’Brien Music and Lyrics: Rebbeca Applin Director: Abigail Anderson Reviewer: Glen Pearce [rating: 2.5] In the country’s only surviving working Georgian playhouse, panto is always something of traditional affair. No reality TV stars here, instead a good ‘old-fashioned’ family outing. This year, though, the Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds seems to rattle that traditional tag slightly. First the ...

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