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Bat Out of Hell – Dominion Theatre, London

Book, music and lyrics: Jim Steinman Director: Jay Scheib Reviewer: David Guest Some shows are good, some are bad, and some are bonkers, defying all description or criticism. Bat Out of Hell, which has taken up home at the Dominion after a run at the Coliseum last year, is undisputedly in the latter category: a weak and baffling story, uninspiring ...

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Kiss Me, Kate – Theatre Royal, Nottingham

Quirijn de Lang and Jeni Bern in Kiss Me Kate

Book: Bella and Samuel Spewack Music and Lyrics: Cole Porter Director: Jo Davies Reviewer: Laura Jayne Bateman Kiss Me, Kate revolves around the most controversial of Shakespeare’s plays, The Taming of the Shrew. Created by Cole Porter, it premiered on Broadway in 1948and won the inaugural Tony Award for Best Musical. A successful film version followed in 1953, and the ...

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Contact – The Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury

Writer: Roz Wyllie Director: Stephen Rayne Reviewer: Pete Benson Following on from the tremendous success of Bravo 22 Company’s Charlie F is this newly devised play, Contact. It is one of a series of regional projects telling the invisible military stories obscured behind the media version of service life. It is one part therapy, one part education, but mostly it ...

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Thriller Live! – Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

Director &Choreographer: Gary Lloyd Reviewer: Callum Stott If you are expecting a musical, telling the story of Michael Jackson’s life and rise to the top, this may not be the show for you, but if a pure homage to the music and energy of the man we called the 'King of Pop' is what you’re after, welcome to Thriller Live! ...

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