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West End Eurovision  –  Adelphi Theatre, London

Director:  Gareth Hulance Reviewer:  Richard Maguire As hotly anticipated as this year’s Eurovision is The West End Eurovision where seven London musicals battle it out for the best performance of a song that has featured in Europe’s biggest music competition. Indeed, with all the competitors’ glitter and sequins The West End Eurovision is camper than the real thing, and has enough abs ...

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42nd Street – Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London

Book: Mark Bramble and Michael Stewart Music/Lyrics: Harry Warren and Al Dubin Director: Mark Bramble Reviewer: Grace Patrick  42nd Street is arguably best known for its spectacular visuals including its all company dance numbers, and it’s very easy to see why, the Theatre Royal Drury Lane contains the biggest of all the West End stages, and it couldn’t have gone ...

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Hey, Old Friends! – Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London

Composer and Lyricist: Stephen Sondheim Director and Choreographer: Bill Deamer Musical Director: Gareth Valentine Reviewer: Scott Stait   In his 85th year Stephen Sondheim’s legacy is still burning bright in London’s West End. In aid of The Silver Line and the Stephen Sondheim Society, this glittering birthday Charity Gala Concert gave an airing to stars of stage and screen, past ...

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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels – Savoy Theatre, London

Writer: Jeffery Lane Music and Lyrics: David Yazbek Director and Choreographer: Jerry Mitchell Reviewer:Andy Moseley Joining the cast of a successful West End production must be a daunting prospect at any time, but even more so when you’re taking over from one of the original cast, and are less well known than either him or other recent additions to the ...

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Torvill & Dean’s Dancing on Ice: The Final Tour – Phones 4U Arena, Manchester

Choreography: Jayne Torvill &Christopher Dean Creative Director: Glenn Coomber Reviewer: John Roberts Ten year’s ago Olympic gold medalists Torvill and Dean created a new prime-time TV show that merged the splendor and sophistication of Strictly Come Dancing with the thrilling and defying agility of Ice Skating and thus Dancing on Ice was born. Watched by millions of people each week, ...

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Cinderella – Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

Writers: Gerry Tebbutt and Victoria Jukes Director: Gerry Tebbutt Reviewer: Bill Avenell It must be difficult for pantomime producers on a limited budget to decide how much to spend on the stars and how much on the production. With all due respect to Bonny Langford, who incidentally makes a very good fist of Fairy Snow, a more glamorous style of ...

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Monty Python’s Spamalot – Playhouse Theatre, London

Writer: Eric Idle Composers: Eric Idle &John Du Prez Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: Tom Finch [rating:4] Since originally opening on Broadway in 2005 (and winning the Tony for Best Musical) Monty Python’s Spamalot has become a sure thing for a good night for lovers of Monty Python and musicals alike. For anyone who is not familiar with the show it ...

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NEWS: Dennis and Davis Venture To Spamalot

Comedian and actor Les Dennis will be reunited with his Life’s Too Short co-star, film and TV actor Warwick Davis, when they star together as King Arthur and Patsy in Monty Python’s Spamalot at the Playhouse Theatre, in Warwick Davis’ West End debut. Les Dennis starts his Holy Quest as King Arthur on Saturday 3rd August. Dennis said; "As a ...

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