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Thanks for the Memories – The Bristol Hippodrome

Director &Choreographer: Vicki Klein Writers: Vicki Klein &Gerry Parker Reviewer: Barbara Michaels [Rating:4] What a swell party it was! A mammoth production titled Thanks for the Memories, featuring hundreds of songs from musicals performed over Bristol Hippodrome’s hundred years “in the business” and recreating memorable moments from the theatre’s history, marks the centenary of this iconic theatre. To wield together ...

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The Phantom of the Opera – Bristol Hippodrome

Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber Lyrics: Charles Hart Director: Laurence Connor Reviewer: Shane Morgan [Rating: 4] Something of a National Treasure, Phantom, which marked its 25th Anniversary last year, should be called Phantom Redux or Phantom 2.0. While maintaining most of the original production values there are changes. The theatrical shift to high definition. Based on Gaston Leroux’s 1910 novel Le ...

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Calendar Girls – Bristol Hippodrome

Writer: Tim Firth Director: Jack Ryder Reviewer: Shane Morgan [rating: 4] I will not cease from mental fight, Nor shall my sword sleep in my hand, Till we have built Jerusalem In England’s green and pleasant land. So ends the hymn often sung in Calendar Girls and so too frames the theme of the play. Anyone familiar with the story ...

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