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Lord of the Flies – Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry

Production image of the boys on the lost island

Writer: Nigel Williams from the book by William Golding Director: Timothy Sheader Reviewer: Selwyn Knight   William Golding’s book, Lord of the Flies, was quite shocking when first published in 1954. With the war well within living memory, the idea that British boys might not behave with absolute propriety was unthinkable. So the brutal story of a group of boys ...

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Spamalot – Grand Opera House, York

Book and Lyrics: Eric Idle Music: John Du Prez and Eric Idle Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: Audrey Pointer Loosely based on the film Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Spamalot is a stage work largely developed by the most musical python, Eric Idle, in collaboration with John Du Prez. The show opened in 2005, earning a Tony award for Best ...

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Shrek, The Musical – The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Book and Lyrics: David Lindsay-Abaire Music: Jeanine Tesori Original Production Directors: Jason Moore &Rob Ashford Tour Director: Nigel Harman Reviewer: Victoria Bawtree   Fans of the Shrek movies will no doubt flock to The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury over the next 2½ weeks. With a cast of familiar characters; live band; lush costumes; slick production and amplified sound that is (hallelujah) ...

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