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Buddy, The Buddy Holly Story – The Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield

Writer: Alan Janes Musical Supervisor : John Banister Director: Matt Salisbury Reviewer: Janet Jepson The Buddy Holly Story has been entertaining audiences around the world for 25 years, longer than its star actually lived, because as any fan knows, Buddy was tragically killed at the age of 22. This young man’s incredible rise to fame from his early life in ...

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Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story – Empire Theatre, Liverpool

Musical Director: John Banister Writer and Producer: Alan James Director: Matt Salisbury Reviewer: Mel Duncan The story of Buddy Holly's rise to fame, through hard work, determination and good luck is a fascinating one. The story of an international music career spanning a mere three years: a story of Romeo and Juliet proportions when one considers the legacy left in ...

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The Buddy Holly Story – The Opera House, Manchester

Writer: Alan James Director: Matt Salisbury Reviewer: Ruth Lovett On the 55th anniversary of the death of Buddy Holly, his story rolls back in to town and is welcomed with just as much fervour as ever. Taking place over a three year period from January 1956 until that fateful February night in 1959, we witness Holly’s (Roger Rowley) rapid rise ...

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Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story – Royal & Derngate, Northampton

Writer: Alan Janes Director: Matt Salisbury Reviewer: Bethaney Rimmer [Rating: 4] Rock ‘n’ Roll icon Buddy Holly introduced the world of music to a sound it’d never heard before. Even though record labels remained cautious, the bespectacled, fresh faced singer/songwriter never gave up trying to prove that being somewhat different was a good thing, and when sitting through this musical ...

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Payback – Riverside Studios, London

Writer: Paul Rayfield Director: Simon Greiff Reviewer: Kat Pope [rating:4] There are just two problems with Payback. Firstly there's the Swiss cheese-like plot, and secondly, no matter how far it gets onto a bigger stage, it will always have the Jerry Springer: The Opera comparison hanging over its head. That said, it's actually an all-round little smasher of a show. ...

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