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CD REVIEW: Ann Veronica – Original London Cast Recording

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Writer: Frank Wells and Ronald Gow Music: Cyril Ornadel Lyrics: David Croft Reviewer: Ruth Jepson Feminism is seen by some nowadays as a dirty word. The fight for equality is still going on, but third wave feminism is seen as indulgent and first world orientated. Ann Veronica, a 1969 musical based on a H.G. Wells novel of the same name, ...

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CD REVIEW: Lost West End

Reviewer: Mark Clegg In Mel Brooks' The Producers Leo Bloom suggests that a production of a new script they are reading wouldn't last a night. "A night?" Max Bialystock replies "This play's guaranteed to close on page four!" One of the shows featured on this CD of the West End's commercial car crashes didn't even manage to make it to ...

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NEWS: Andy Capp Original London Cast Recording finally lands on CD

Stage Door Records are pleased to announce the Original London CastRecording of Alan Price and Trevor Peacock’s musical ‘Andy Capp’ willbe released on CD March 31st, 2014. 'Andy Capp' is an exuberant musical, with a delightful score by AlanPrice and Trevor Peacock. The show conjures up the timeless dreamworld of work-shy, beer-swilling "Andy Capp", known the world overfrom Reg Smythe's ...

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CD REVIEW: Meredith Braun – Someone Else’s Story

Producer: Stagedoor Records Reviewer: Iain Sykes [rating:4.5] Meredith Braun has been a West End leading lady since the early 1990’s. In that time she has played such iconic rôles as Eponine in Les Miserables, Christine in The Phantom of the Opera and Betty Schaefer in Sunset Boulevard. Returning after a too long absence, it’s songs from other shows though, that ...

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CD REVIEW: Dave Willetts – Once in a Lifetime The 25th Anniversary Collection

Producer: Stagedoor Records Reviewer: Lizzie Yoxall [Rating:4] To quote a line from the title track of this album Willetts has truly done ‘great things’ in the field of musical theatre in the 25 years which this CD celebrates. Unlike many West End stars of his standing Willetts did not undertake training in his youth instead, beginning his performance career in ...

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