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Six – The Arts Theatre, London

Music and Lyrics: Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss Directors: Lucy Moss and Jamie Armitage Reviewer: Maryam Philpott Behind every great man, there is a great woman or in Henry VIII’s case six great women, and they’re back to set the record straight. With a UK tour already under its belt, a second stint at London Art’s Theatre and an American ...

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Six The Musical – Nuffield Theatre, Southampton

Writers: Toby Marlow & Lucy Moss Directors: Lucy Moss & Jamie Armitage Choreographer: Carrie-Anne Ingrouille Reviewer: Jo Payne ‘You remember us from your GCSEs?’ Everyone knows the story. Everyone knows the rhyme. The most famous king of England’s six wives, whose fates are a familiar rhyme, step out from behind the curtain to take centre stage in their own histo-mixed ...

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Six: The Musical – Arts Theatre, London

Writers: Toby Marlow & Lucy Moss Directors: Lucy Moss & Jamie Armitage Reviewer: Tom Finch Every now and then a show comes along that is so well put together, so engaging and so hugely enjoyable that five stars doesn’t quite seem enough. If only there was the option to award six stars. Six - The Musical which burst into the Arts Theatre ...

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Aladdin – Milton Keynes Theatre

The cast of Aladdin at Milton Keynes Theatre

Writer: Eric Potts Director: Russell Labey Reviewer: Maggie Constable It is panto season again and in Milton Keynes it is time to hop onto that magic flying carpet to be transported to Old Peking where you will encounter Aladdin and lots more! It’s an iconic tale but, in essence, a young man, Aladdin, finds a lamp containing a beautiful Genie, ...

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs – Richmond Theatre, London

Writer: Eric Potts Director: Carôle Todd Reviewer: T. L. Wiswell   Of all of the trends to take hold in panto, the latest bad one rearing its head might be the presentation of an ad before the start of the show, as happened in Richmond Theatreon Thursdaynight before the start of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Is this a ...

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Blockbuster The Musical – New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Music &Lyrics: Nicky Chinn and Mike Chapman Book: David Soames Director: Paul Nicholas Reviewer: Selwyn Knight One can see why, in an age of increasing uncertainty, theatre producers might turn to the juke box musical. The target audience is already familiar with the songs, and if you can get a big enough star to front it, you have a ready-made ...

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Carnaby Street: The Concert – Civic Theatre, Darlington

Based on an original idea by Carl Leighton-Pope Reviewer: Lindsay Sykes It was a bit of a shaky start to the concert as the band scampered on to the stage looking terrified. The audience then sat stony faced during the first song which was one of the original songs from Carnaby Street the Musical. The songs then jumped into a ...

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An Evening of Dirty Dancing: The Tribute Show – Grand Opera House, York

Director: Paul Spicer Choreographer: Leanne Harwood Reviewer: Mark Clegg Dirty Dancing the movie was released in 1987, which brilliantly evoked nostalgia for 1963 and has since become the chick flick to rule them all. One of its biggest legacies was the soundtrack which sold by the million and spawned a revival of these classic tunes that lasts right up to ...

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