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Cinderella – Milton Keynes Theatre

Writers:  Michael Harrison and Brian Conley Director: Kathryn Rooney Reviewer: Maggie Constable We all know so well the traditional fairytale story that is Cinderella but for a month at Milton Keynes Theatre families from all over will be lucky enough to be part of the spectacle that is QDos Productions’ version of Cinderella, starring the renowned actor and comedian, Brian Conley, no ...

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Brian Conley: Alive and Dangerous – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Rebecca Cohen We have seen him perform in top musical productions, capture the nation’s heart on television, and leave the audience in stitches in panto - and while his latest tour, Brian Conley: Alive and Dangerous, might not be the most spellbinding production he's ever appeared in, it never purports to be either. From the very beginning, a joke ...

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Barnum – Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Book: Mark Bramble Music: Cy Coleman Lyrics: Michael Stewart Director: Jean-Pierre Van Der Spuy Reviewer: Chris Williams A certain kind of showman, Cameron Mackintosh brings us the musical based on the life of history’s ultimate showman - Phineas Taylor Barnum! Barnum takes us through the eventful and varied life of P. T. Barnum, through his many rôles including freak show ...

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Barnum – The Lowry, Salford

  Music: Cy Coleman Lyrics: Michael Stewart Director: Jean-Pierre Van Der Spuy Reviewer: Rebecca Cohen   P.T Barnum - a showman and American dreamer whose life has been brought to the stage in spectacular style in a clever, exciting and most importantly colourful musical production. Presented by Cameron Mackintosh and Michael Harrison, this show tells the story of Phineas Taylor ...

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Barnum – The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Writer: Mark Bramble Lyrics: Michael Stewart Music: Cy Coleman Director: Jean-Pierre Van Der Spuy Reviewer: Dan English   Brian Conley is mesmerising as the showman as the musical Barnum reaches Canterbury’s Marlowe Theatre as part of its UK tour. Barnum, directed by Jean-Pierre Van Der Spuy, tells the story of P. T. Barnum (Conley), a travelling showman, and of how ...

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Barnum – Mayflower, Southampton

Director: Jean-Pierre van der Spuy Music: Cy Colman Lyrics: Michael Stewart Writer: Mark Bramble Reviewer: Sharon MacDonald-Armitage When Phineas T. Barnum announces to the audience “this is the greatest show on earth” he was not far wrong. Southampton’s Mayflower was ringing out loud with the sounds of the circus as Barnum headed into town. Before the curtain rises the spectacle ...

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Barnum – Theatre Royal Plymouth

Book: Mark Bramble Music : Cy Coleman Lyrics: Michael Stewart Director: Jean-Pierre Van Der Spuy Reviewer: Marina Spark Barnum has rolled into town and is currently playing at the Theatre Royal Plymouth. The show is about the legendary American showman, P T Barnum. He came from humble roots, but Barnum set out for a life less ordinary. With a bucket-load ...

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Barnum – The Grand, Leeds

Book: Mark Bramble Music: Cy Coleman Lyrics: Michael Stewart Reviewer: Lindsay Sykes Mr. Phineas T Barnum has pitched up in Leeds, and now you should follow the band to the Grand to see the “greatest Show on Earth” Brian Conley plays the title rôle of Barnum - American Showman extraordinaire. Showing off his “miracles” and acts with a hint of ...

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