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Ha Ha Holmes! – The Waterside Theatre Aylesbury

Writer and director: Ben Langley Reviewer: Pete Benson [rating:4.5] Sherlock Holmes is one of the most enduring characters in English literature. Currently he appears in Elementary and Sherlock on TV and there’s Robert Downey Junior’s recent cinema portrayal. Even his creator failed to kill him off at the Reichenbach Falls. Now we have Ha Ha Holmes!, which is really Sherlock ...

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Jethro – Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Reviewer: Pete Benson [rating:3] The show is opened by singer Shaun Perry a man with a strong powerful voice. He chooses sweet ballads that are mostly wrong for his gravelly rock timbre. There is a particularly ugly rendition of Vincent. Despite being a useful guitarist he presents most songs with karaoke style backing tracks which is all a bit of ...

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NEWS: Katie Hall leads cast in West Side Story revival.

Katie Hall is to lead the cast in the forthcoming UK 50th Anniversary tour of West Side Story in the rôle of Maria, with Louis Maskell as her star-crossed lover Tony. Hall has most recently finished playing the rôle of Christine in the 25th Anniversary production of Phantom of the Opera and prior to the Cossette also in the 25th ...

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Derren Brown: Svengali – Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Writers: Derren Brown, Iain Sharkey with Stephen Long Director: Polly Findlay Designer: Will Bowen Reviewer: Mary Tapper [Rating: 3.5] Is there an air of menace and danger about this show that leaves one with a slightly uncomfortable feeling and a chill down the spine or is the name just marketing hype? Svengali is a fictional character in George du Maurier’s ...

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