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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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An Audience with Stuart Maconie: The People’s Songs -The Civic, Barnsley

Performer: Stuart Maconie Reviewer: Andrew White There’s something remarkably refreshing about the set up to Stuart Maconie’s show. No oversized screens projecting sophisticated videos, no elaborate PowerPoint presentation and no laser pointers. The only props he uses are an iPad and an iPhone. The iPad to read passages from his many books, and the iPhone to play music. Using his ...

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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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An Inspector Calls – CAST, Doncaster

Writer: John Boynton Priestley Director: Len Townend Reviewer – Andrew White An Inspector Calls is one of those plays which seem to divide opinion as to its true meaning, but one thing is certain, it’s a cracking story full of twists and turns. It’s a spring evening in 1912 and the Birling family are celebrating the engagement of their daughter ...

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