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Guys & Dolls – The Mill at Sonning

Music/Lyrics: Frank Loesser Book: Jo Swerling & Abe Burrows Director: Joseph Pitcher Reviewer: Christie-Luke Jones Guys & Dolls is a cheeky, energetic romp through 1950s Manhattan – where gamblers, dime-store crooks, perky nightclub singers, and despairing missionaries criss-cross under the bright lights of Broadway. Amiable nogoodnik Nathan Detroit (Stephane Anelli) runs himself ragged in search of a location for his ...

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Alice Diamond and The Forty Thieves – The Bell Pub, London

Writer: Madelaine Beevers Director: Emma Williamson Reviewer: Georgina Newman [rating:3] Alice 'Diamond' Hughes, so-called because of her propensity to wear large diamond rings on her fingers as ready-made knuckle-dusters, was the enigmatic leader of a 1950's all-female London gang of shoplifters and thieves. Revered and feared in equal measure by her loyal members The Forty Thieves, this production is a ...

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