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Sunny Afternoon – The Opera House, Manchester

Cast of UK Tour of Sunny Afternoon

Book: Joe Penhall Music/Lyrics: Ray Davies Director: Edward Hall Reviewer: Jo Beggs As the latest big-hitting West End juke-box musical prepares for its final weeks in London, the Sunny Afternoon tour team is on the road to play the length and breadth of the UK, starting in Manchester. Let's be honest, if you’re not a Kinks fan you probably won’t ...

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Guys and Dolls – King’s Theatre, Glasgow

anna o'byrne and cast guys and dolls tour

Writer: Book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows, from Damon Runyon’s short stories Director: Gordon Greenberg Reviewer: R G Balgray Damon Runyon’s New York stories are firmly locked in time and place, but they crackle with energy and humour. At the King’s Theatre in Glasgow this week, the Chichester Festival Theatre’s production of Guys and Dolls goes a long way ...

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Canned Laughter – Theatre Royal, Glasgow

allan stewart andy gray canned laughter theatre royal glasgow

Writers: Ed Curtis and Allan Stewart Director: Ed Curtis Reviewer: R G Balgray It’s ironic that CannedLaughter is showing at the Theatre Royal while the Glasgow Comedy Festival continues at other venues throughout the city. For this production harks back to pre-alternative days; more specifically, to those more innocent days of the 1970s. While this decade has received some disturbing ...

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Spamalot – Milton Keynes Theatre

Book &Lyrics: Eric Idle Music: John Du Prez Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: Claire Going ‘And now! At Last! Another musical completely different from some of the other musicals which aren't quite the same as this one is...’ Spamalot is the musical version of Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Mixing the Pythons’ legendary irreverent humour with the musical talents of ...

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NEWS: Jersey Boys UK Tour cast confirmed.

The cast for the forthcoming UK Tour of Jersey Boys, which is scheduled to open at The Palace Theatre, Manchester in September has been confirmed. Joining previously announced West End star Tim Driesen as Frankie Valli, Stephen Webb, Sam Ferriday and Lewis Griffiths will star as Tommy DeVito, Bob Gaudio and Nick Massi respectively. Matt Corner will play the rôle ...

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NEWS: Jersey Boys to hit the road!

The Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical JERSEY BOYS, which has been delighting audiences in London for six years, will be touring the United Kingdom for the first time from September 2014, while the production also continues in London at its new home of the Piccadilly Theatre from March 2014. JERSEY BOYS has now been seen by over 19 ...

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NEWS: Cast announced for UK tour of Rod Stewart’s Tonight’s the Night

Tonight’s The Night, the smash hit musical comedy inspired by the songs of Rod Stewart is to launch a major new tour in January 2014 starring Jade Ewen. The all-singing, all-dancing feel-good show premiered in the West End in 2003 and went on to play sold-out theatres across the UK. With a book by multi award-winning writer and comedian Ben ...

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