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Sleeping Beauty – CAST, Doncaster

Esther-Grace Button as Fairy Nightshade in Sleeping Beauty at CAST

Director: Kully Thiarai Writers: Matthew Bugg and Tobias Oliver Reviewer: Andrew White   It’s that time of year again for theatres all over the land to switch into Panto mode (Oh, yes it is!) and Doncaster’s CAST is no exception. In fact, the CAST Pantomime is something of a tradition – even if this is only the venue‘s third one. ...

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Hot Stuff – Coliseum Theatre, Oldham

  devisers: Paul Kerryson and Maggie Norris Director: Kevin Shaw Reviewer: Steve Davies   Walking into the auditorium at the Oldham Coliseum the audience is greeted by a lavish, gold, sparkling Hell’s Mouth framed by a stage full of opulence. This is the Faustian tale of a simple lad, Joe Soap, played by Benjamin Stratton who is tempted by the ...

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Aladdin – CAST, Doncaster

Director: Kully Thiarai Writer: Matthew Bugg and Tobias Oliver Reviewer: Andrew White Rewind to a year ago, and the new theatre in Doncaster – Cast, had only just opened a couple of months previously. The Christmas pantomime Cinderella was a bit of an unknown quantity, would it be the same as in the town’s old theatre, the Civic, or something ...

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