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Theatres at Risk Register 2019

The theatres appearing on the 2019 register are as follows: Brighton Hippodrome Theatre Royal Margate Victoria Pavilion/Winter Gardens, Morecambe Dudley Hippodrome Victoria Theatre, Salford Spilsby Theatre Streatham Hill Theatre, London Theatr Ardudwy, Harlech NEW Winter Gardens Pavilion, Blackpool Burnley Empire Plymouth Palace Hulme Hippodrome     Century Theatre, Coalville Walthamstow Granada, London Leith Theatre King’s Theatre, Dundee The Broadway, Peterborough ...

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The Full Monty – Theatre Royal, Brighton

2016 UK Tour of The Full Monty

Writer: Simon Beaufoy Director: Rupert Hill Reviewer: Simon Topping Mirroring the smash hit 1997 film of the same name, The Full Monty starts with a genuine information film from 1972 about Sheffield, called "Sheffield - City on the move", with the announcer exuberantly and poetically exalting the cities steel industry. Cut to 25 years later and our action begins, following ...

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NEWS: 2019 Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting launches at London’s Young Vic

“To write a play is an act of bravery” Kwame Kwei-Armah announced at the official launch of the 2019 Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting held at the Young Vic Theatre where he is the Artistic Director and Chair of this year’s judging panel. Bruntwood has launched the career of several of theatre’s rising stars including in the same year winners Anna ...

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Kinky Boots – Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Book: Harvey Fierstein Music & Lyrics: Cyndi Lauper Director & Choreographer: Jerry Mitchell Reviewer: Victoria Bawtree After a steady stream of Jukebox musicals, Kinky Boots – albeit based on the 2005 film – feels like a breath of fresh air. Lauper’s score is original and plays with different styles, from folk to rock and from ballad to gospel, each matching ...

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INTERVIEW: Jessica Lazar on Exploring Outlying Islands

It is quite a distance from the East End of London to the remote islands of the Hebrides, but director Jessica Lazar and her Atticist theatre company are making exactly that journey. Last year they staged Steven Berkoff’s East at London’s King’s Head Theatre and they are now working on a revival, at the same theatre, of Outlying Islands by ...

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