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Dreamboats & Petticoats – Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Book: Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran. Director: Bob Thomson Reviewer: Beth Walthaus [Rating:4] Based on the concept album of the same name, Dreamboats &Petticoats follows the stories of the kids at St. Mungos Youth Club as they aspire to win a youth song writing competition. Bobby (Stephen Rolley) teams up with his best friend Ray's (Will Finlason) sister, Laura (Hannah ...

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Houdini – Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Writer: Stuart Brennan Director: Peter Snee Reviewer: Beth Walthaus. [Rating: 1.5] "Houdini", at it's heart, is an unfortunately deeply flawed production. Right from the offset, sound problems plagued the production giving the already patchy accents a somewhat ghostly quality. From what could be heard - the book itself seems solid, and interesting (if a little cliché at times) but it ...

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