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BRIGHTON FRINGE: Much Ado About Bingo – Brighton Spiegeltent: Bosco

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Creators: Boogaloo Stu and Lorraine Bowen Reviewer: Simon Topping Bouncing through the glittery stage curtain, looking like a cross between Bruce Forsyth and psychedelic Bertie Bassett, comes Derek Daniels (Boogaloo Stu). Derek and his longtime beleaguered piano playing companion, Ronnie Hazelnut, are here to present a medley of classic 70’s songs and a mix of Shakespeare quotations for us in ...

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Latitude Festival: Lost Voice Guy – Cabaret Tent

Reviewer: Lucy Ross  The face of comedy is a constantly changing and inspiring form, that can lead its audiences through many different directions and emotions. With comedy being a competitive and often brutal genre, it is no wonder that many comedians struggle to be heard. Yet now, we are seeing the start of a new unique voice reach further audiences across ...

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NEWS: Amanda Holden to star in Maria Friedman’s ‘Stepping Out’

By Paul Couch The Theatre Royal Bath has announced today [11 March 2016] the tour and casting of Richard Harris' Stepping Out, which is to be directed by Maria Friedman. The production opens at the Theatre Royal Bath on 12 October, followed by Richmond Theatre and Cambridge Arts Theatre, with additional dates to be announced. Amanda Holden will star, alongside ...

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Puttin’ On the Ritz – The Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Music: George Gershwin, Irving Berlin, Cole Porter Director: David King Reviewer: Rebecca Cohen It is the recipe for a truly magical production - the music of George Gershwin, Irving Berlin and Cole Porter brought to life in a song and dance spectacle. But unfortunately Putting on the Ritz far from does justice to what have become some of the most ...

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Aladdin – Civic Theatre, Rotherham

Writer and Director: James Shone Musical Director: Sam Coates Reviewer: Janet Jepson “You might as well laugh cos the jokes don’t get any funnier” and no, they probably don’t, but that doesn’t seem to stop everyone rolling around in their seats at a traditional pantomime. The Civic Theatre in Rotherham has all the ingredients for a great family night out ...

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Flash Mob: Where Dance Worlds Collide – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Paul Downham First seen at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2012, Flash Mob fuses together many genres of dance into an evening of sensational choreography and entertainment. Alleviate, runners up on Sky 1’s Got to Dance series 2 and Brosena from the 2012 series, are joined by Strictly Come Dancing’s Kevin Clifton and Karen Hauer, as well as Olivier ...

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The Six Wives of Henry VIII – Brewery Theatre, The Tobacco Factory, Bristol

Writers: Stu Mcloughlin &Howard Coggins Director: Craig Edwards Reviewer: Joan Phillips [Rating:4] More ‘Hysterical History’ than ‘Horrible History’ - get ready for another revisionist take from LivingSpit Theatre Company. A few months ago they performed their version of the Second World War at Bristol Old Vic, now they perform The Six Wives of Henry VIII at the Brewery Theatre, Bristol. ...

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Circus of Horrors – The Curse of the Devil Doll – Hawth Theatre, Crawley

Producer / Director: Dr Haze! Reviewer: Gina Skillings [Rating:4] Conceived at the 1995 Glastonbury Festival and reaching the semi-finals of ITV’s ‘Britain’s got Talent’ in 2011, The Circus of Horrors is now touring a new show around the UK. Set in 1927 Berlin, home of gallows humour Cabaret, this show supersedes the previous act ‘The Ventriloquist’ with the new ‘The ...

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