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Macbeth – mac, Birmingham

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Andy Barrow Reviewer:  Selwyn Knight Oddsocks Productions, formed in 1989 by husband and wife team, Andy Barrow and Elli Mackenzie, aims to ‘tell good stories in a fun interactive way’, producing a ‘theatre experience for everyone’. Since 1993, they have mounted two tours per year, performing all over the country, often outdoors. Snippets of overheard conversation when ...

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Forever Young – Oldham Coliseum

Writer: Erik Gedeon Adaptor: Giles Croft and Stefan Bednarczyk Director: Giles Croft Reviewer: Paul Downham If you imagine Toy Story meets Mamma Mia then you will have a pretty good idea of how your evening watching Forever Young at the Oldham Coliseum is going to pan out. Set in the year 2050 at the Oldham Coliseum Theatre Home For Ageing ...

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Forever Young – CAST, Doncaster

Writer: Erik Gedeon. (Adapted by Giles Croft and Stefan Bednarczyk) Director: Giles Croft Musical Director: Stefan Bednarczyk Choreographer: Adele Parry Reviewer: Janet Jepson It’s almost ominous, rather reminiscent of a ghost story, as a slow, heavy thudding becomes audible … but it’s only old Mr Bednarczyk hobbling in leaning heavily on his Zimmer frame. One by one he’s joined onstage ...

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Forever Young – Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry

Writer: Erik Gedeon Director: Giles Croft Reviewer: Selwyn Knight It’s visiting time at the Warwick Arts Centre Home for Ageing Thespians at a time far enough in the future for protests about fracking to be looked back on with fond nostalgia. The residents of the home are now rather infirm and under the strict hand of Sister George, a rather ...

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Forever Young – Nottingham Playhouse

Writer: Erik Gedeon adapted by Giles Croft and Stefan Bednarczyk Director: Giles Croft Reviewer: Phil Lowe A show that returns to the Nottingham Playhouse stage four times since its first showing in 2010 with a legion of devoted followers, some having made repeated visits to see the show must have something very special about it. Forever Young is a musical ...

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Sleeping Beauty – Nottingham Playhouse

Writer: Kenneth Alan Taylor Director: Kenneth Alan Taylor Reviewer:Phil Lowe   In thirty-one years of Nottingham Playhouse presenting the annual pantomime this is only the second time that Sleeping Beauty has been performed. What a fabulous production! It sparkles with light and energy and humour and like the best Panto's should – it sends you home with a huge grin ...

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Jack and the Beanstalk – Nottingham Playhouse

Writer and Director: Kenneth Alan Taylor Reviewer: Phil Lowe This year marks two anniversaries for Nottingham Playhouse. Firstly, the 50th anniversary of the 'new' theatre building that opened on 11th December 1963 with a performance of Shakespeare's Coriolanus with a stellar cast including John Neville, Sir Ian McKellen and Michael Crawford. Since 1963 the iconic building has seen brilliant seasons ...

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