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Mary Poppins – Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Writer: P L Travers Book: Julian Fellowes Original Music and Lyrics: Richard M Sherman &Robert B Sherman New Songs and additional music: George Stiles &Andrew Drewe Director: Richard Eyre Reviewer: Emily Garside It’s 10 years (to the day in fact) since Mary Poppins flew into the West End, and out on tour it’s still a ‘Jolly Holiday’ with Mary. The ...

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CD REVIEW: Bumblescratch – London Concert Cast Recording

Reviewer: Mark Clegg Producing some of the most recognisable and catchy songs of the twentieth century, Robert B. and Richard M. Sherman will forever remain legends, particularly for their work for Disney writing tunes for (among many others) Mary Poppins and The Jungle Book. Following in his father and uncle’s footsteps, Robert J. Sherman has emerged as a writer of ...

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Mary Poppins – The Alhambra, Bradford

Writer: P L Travers Book: Julian Fellowes Original Music and Lyrics: Richard M Sherman &Robert B Sherman New Songs and additional music: George Stiles &Andrew Drewe Director: Richard Eyre Reviewer: Holly Spanner Cameron Mackintosh negotiated the rights to develop Pamela Travers beloved books for the stage in 1993, but it wasn’t until more than a decade later in 2004 that ...

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Mary Poppins – Theatre Royal,Plymouth

Writer: P L Travers Book: Julian Fellowes Director: Richard Eyre Original Music and Lyrics: Richard M Sherman, Robert B Sherman New Songs and additional music:, George Stiles, Andrew Drewe Reviewer: Karen Bussell Just a spoonful each of Walt Disney, Matthew Bourne, Cameron Mackintosh and Bob Crowley and there’s a practically perfect family musical in Mary Poppins. Playing to packed houses, ...

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Mary Poppins – Palace Theatre, Manchester

Writer: P L Travers Book: Julian Fellowes Original Music and Lyrics: Richard M Sherman, Robert B Sherman New Songs and additional music:, George Stiles, Andrew Drewe Director: Richard Eyre Reviewer: Jo Beggs Expectations are high. Thanks to a new Disney heyday over the past few years, kids are turning to the oldies and Mary Poppins is, in many households, up ...

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang – West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

Andy Hockley as Grandpa Potts centre and The Cast of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Writer: Ian Fleming Music &Lyrics: Richard M Sherman and Robert B Sherman Director: James Brining Choreographer: Stephen Mear Reviewer: Dawn Smallwood On arrival to the West Yorkshire Playhouse, themed decorations and props hint that something big is about to happen, and they would be right. Ian Fleming’s Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is the theatre’s biggest ever Christmas show. Fleming’s story, ...

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The Slipper and the Rose – Empire Theatre, Liverpool

Music/Lyrics: Richard M. Sherman &Robert B. Sherman Book: Bryan Forbes &Sherman Brothers Adaptor: Pip Burley Director: Elsie Kelly Reviewer: Robin Winters [Rating:2.5] On paper The Slipper and the Rose should have everything going for it, written by the Sherman Brother’s the musical brains behind some of the biggest musicals including Mary Poppins and The Jungle Book and performed by one ...

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