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Sunset Boulevard – The New Victoria Theatre, Woking

Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber Book & lyrics: Don Black and Christopher Hampton Director: Nikolai foster Reviewer: Sophie Huggins Lights, camera action: the spotlight falls on 10086 Sunset Boulevard where a forgotten silent movie star reminisces about her glowing glory days. Based on the 1950 Billy Wilder film, this glamorous Hollywood musical first opened in 1993 and still being in production ...

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The Little Mermaid – The New Victoria Theatre, Woking 

Director and choreographer: David Nixon Reviewer: Sophie Huggins Diving fins first into their Autumn season is the Leeds based dance company Northern Ballet with a whimsical and watery reimagining of a classic: The Little Mermaid, a new ballet based on the 1837 Hans Christian Andersen fairytale. With all its creative elements forging a powerful show, it is unclear what leaves ...

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NEWS: Love Me Tender to première in Manchester ahead of tour

Producers have today announced details of a UK tour for Love Me Tender, a new musical inspired by and featuring the music of Elvis Presley. The tour opens at Manchester’s Opera House on 5 June 2015 before embarking on a UK tour. In a small town in 1950s America, a guitar-playing, hip-swivelling stranger rides his motorbike into town. Is he ...

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NEWS: Curve, Leicester’s Hairspray gets all new 2015/16 UK Tour

A revival of this year's production of Hairspray produced by Leicester Curve will embark on a major UK tour in 2015/16. This big, bold and beautiful musical comedy will begin its UK tour opening at Leicester’s Curve theatre on 9 September 2015 and will then tour to 29 venues across the UK, including a Christmas residency at Birmingham Alexandra Theatre ...

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NEWS: To Kill a Mockingbird transfers to Barbican

Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre’s highly successful production of To Kill a Mockingbird will transfer to London’s Barbican theatre in July 2015 after its UK tour. Robert Sean Leonard will return to the rôle of Atticus Finch for the Barbican run. The production original opened in Regent’s park in 2013 becoming a sell-out success. The show returned as part of ...

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NEWS: Godber to direct McGann & Gulati in April in Paris UK Tour

Acclaimed playwright and director John Godber will directa UK tour of his play April in Paris starring TV favourites Joe McGann (The Upper Hand) and Shobna Gulati (Coronation Street) which will embark on a UK tour from June 27th 2014. Opening at the Derby Theatre, the tour will visit Brighton, Woking, Aylesbury, Malvern, Bromley, Glasgow, Crewe, Manchester, Richmond, Chesterfield, New ...

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NEWS: Rock Of Ages Announces UK Tour

Producers have today announced detail of the first UK Tour of West End and Broadway hit Rock Of Ages The Musical. Following a three-year run in London’s West End Rock of Ages will open at The Palace Theatre, Manchester on 5th May 2014 before embarking on a UK tour. Following Manchester the show will tour to Birmingham, Edinburgh, Torquay, Nottingham, ...

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NEWS: Katie Hall leads cast in West Side Story revival.

Katie Hall is to lead the cast in the forthcoming UK 50th Anniversary tour of West Side Story in the rôle of Maria, with Louis Maskell as her star-crossed lover Tony. Hall has most recently finished playing the rôle of Christine in the 25th Anniversary production of Phantom of the Opera and prior to the Cossette also in the 25th ...

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