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Richard Herring: The Best– The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Matt Forrest We’ve all done it: knocking up a compilation tape or CD for that special someone in our life (I know I’m showing my age).Putting our favourite tunes all in one place can be an arduous task and one that requires a great deal of time and patience, but thoroughly enjoyable in the end. For his latest tour, ...

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Richard Herring: The Best – The Old Rep, Birmingham

Reviewer:  George Attwell Gerhards Nobody likes the last episode in the series of Mock the Week. It is almost always a tawdry mix of highlights from previous episodes, best-of segments and ‘previously unseen’ (normally for a reason) material. Richard Herring’s current stand-up tour, The Best, is a long-form live version of this formula. Over the past fifteen years Herring has ...

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The Best – Lass O’Gowrie, Manchester

Writer: Jack Rosenthal Adaptor: Ian Winterton Director: Colin Connor Reviewer: Brian Gorman [Rating:4.5] Adapted from an un-filmed script by legendary writer Jack Rosenthal (endorsed by his widow Maureen Lipman), ‘The Best’ tells of the greatest battle of George Best’s career; an ultimately futile, and very public, struggle with his own demons. In the intimate setting of the upstairs theatre at ...

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Soul Sister – Wyvern Theatre, Swindon

Writers: Pete Brooks &John Miller Directors: Pete Brooks &Bob Eaton Reviewer: Naomi Stevens [Rating:3.5] Tina Turner has left a lasting legacy with her music, but her rise to success was not an easy one. In a time when life was decided according to skin colour and bars and clubs were segregated, Ike and Tina Turner were just setting out onto ...

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