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Beauty and the Beast – Tobacco Factory Theatre, Bristol

Writer: Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve Devised by: New International Encounter, Cambridge Junction and Alex Byrne Director: Alex Byrne Reviewer: Claire Hayes  Bristol’s Tobacco Factory has garnered a deserved reputation for the quality of its family Christmas shows and this year’s playfully quirky Beauty and the Beast is no exception. Think Disney unplugged; New International Encounter (NIE) and Cambridge Junction under the direction ...

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Nicobobinus – Carriageworks Theatre, Leeds

Writer: Terry Jones Adapter and director: John Ward Composer and Musical Director: Eilidh deBonnaire Reviewer: Ron Simpson John Ward’s version of Terry Jones’ children’s story was originally staged as the Christmas show at London’s LOST Theatre. Now, as the joint production by Red Ladder and DumbWise tours the North and Midlands, there’s still a touch of Christmas cheer about the ...

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The Recruiting Officer – Salisbury Playhouse, Salisbury

Writer: George Farquhar Director: Gareth Machin Reviewer: Sharon MacDonald-Armitage Restoration comedy can be a tricky genre to make comedic for a modern audience, who may approach Salisbury Playhouse's current production of George Farquhar’s The Recruiting Officer with tentative curiosity as a result. The play is set in Shrewsbury in the 18th Century where Captain Plume (Babou Ceesay), Captain Brazen (David ...

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