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Cinderella – Arts Theatre, Cambridge

Writer: Al Morley and Matt Crosby Musical Director: John Donovan Director: David Grindley Reviewer: Flip Miller   Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without the annual visit to the Cambridge Arts Theatre traditional family pantomime. This year sees the welcome return of Cinderella – the original rags to riches to rags story. The story is a tried and tested one. Boy meets ...

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Playland – Mumford Theatre, Cambridge

Writer: Athol Fugard Director: Jack McNamara Reviewer: David Tickner Playland is one of Athol Fugard’s most personal yet least performed plays, and New Perspectives is to be commended in taking it on tour around our region. The action takes place late on New Year’s Eve, 1989, in a shabby corner of a travelling amusement park. The atmosphere is immediately conveyed ...

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NEWS: To Kill a Mockingbird transfers to Barbican

Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre’s highly successful production of To Kill a Mockingbird will transfer to London’s Barbican theatre in July 2015 after its UK tour. Robert Sean Leonard will return to the rôle of Atticus Finch for the Barbican run. The production original opened in Regent’s park in 2013 becoming a sell-out success. The show returned as part of ...

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WHAT’S HOT – Week beginning Monday 9th June 2014

The week may have started by celebrating the biggest hits of commercial theatre across the water on Broadway with the 2014 Tony Awards and the best of Scottish Theatre at the CATS but that doesn't mean there isn't anything exciting still happening this week, in fact its a feast of productions that have been given a new lick of paint ...

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NEWS: RSC & ETT collaborate on A Mad World My Masters tour

English Touring Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company have announced their first collaboration, a national tour of Thomas Middleton’s A Mad World My Masters. Sean Foley’s RSC production played at the Swan Theatre during 2013 and this revival will première at the Wolverhampton Grand Theatre in February before touring to Blackpool, Brighton, Malvern, Truro, Darlington and Cambridge, followed by a ...

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Pygmalion – Arts Theatre, Cambridge

Writer: George Bernard Shaw Director: David Grindley Reviewer: Jack Trott To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first performance of Bernard Shaw’s, Pygmalion, Theatre Royal Bath Productions have revived this enduring classic with a star-studded and talented cast and taken it on a national tour of the UK. Using established and well-known actors is, perhaps, needed to attract audiences as ...

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Tunnels – Junction, Cambridge

Writers: Lucy Garland and Amber Onat Gregory Music: Al Watts Reviewer: Glen Pearce Theatre has the power to move, to provoke, to challenge a belief or just entertain. Despite those powerful characteristics, theatre only rarely involves all our senses. Not so Frozen Light’s Tunnels, a show that utilises light, sound, smell and touch to create a totally immersive world. Designed ...

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NEWS: Jeeves and Wooster hit the road with UK Tour

Producers Mark Goucher and Mark Rubinsteinare delighted to announce that the critically acclaimed production of Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense, currently playing at the Duke of York’s theatre until 20 September 2014, will embark on a UK tour this autumn. Kicking off on 24 September with a two-week run at Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford, the charmingly incompetent Bertie Wooster ...

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