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Dusty – Charing Cross Theatre, London

Writer: Duncan Sibbald, Kim Weild and Chris Cowley Director: Chris Cowey Reviewer: Paul Ackroyd   The programme claims that this show is distinctive from previous shows about Dusty Springfield because “ Dusty is the star of the show”. Actually the technology is the star. The set is dominated by a large screen on which are projected throughout the production images ...

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NEWS: Boys of the Barricade to storm Charing Cross Theatre

West End star Scott Garnham (Les Miserables, Made in Dagenham, I Can't Sing) and Simon Schofield's musical theatre super-group Boys of the Barricade will officially launch with a debut concert at the Charing Cross Theatre in the heart of London's Theatreland on Sunday 26th July. The group was created to showcase some of the world’s finest male voices from the ...

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The Mikado – Charing Cross Theatre, London

Writer: W.S. Gilbert Composer: Arthur Sullivan Director: Thom Sutherland Reviewer: Maryam Philpott   Death, dictatorship and cruel punishments may not be everyone’s idea of a good night at the theatre, but The Mikado serves all these things with a lightly comic musical wrapping. This new production at the Charing Cross Theatre stays in Japan but enhances the frivolity by relocating ...

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WHAT’S HOT – Week beginning Monday 22nd September 2014

An eclectic mix of shows have been chosen for you this week by our regional editors – a mix of new plays, revivals and dance cover topics from World War I, Witchcraft and the Builders Strike. As always we would love to know if you have seen any of our picks, or you if you want to recommend anything yourself. ...

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Long Story Short – Charing Cross Theatre, London

Writer: Lee Anderson, Adam Foster and Andrew Whyment Director: Andrew Whyment Reviewer: Michael Gray     How do we choose to consume the news ? This timely piece suggests some answers, raises many questions and keeps its audience intrigued for a tense 90 minutes. “We theatricalise the state of our mediatised lives...” There are moments near the beginning, when News ...

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Ushers: The Front of House Musical – Charing Cross Theatre, London

Music: Yiannis Koutsakos Lyrics: James Oban &Yiannis Koutsakos Book &Additional Lyrics: James Rottger Director: Max Reynolds Reviewer: John Roberts It was only going to be a matter of time before the teams behind the running of most of the theatres up and down Theatreland became the subject of its own musical. Yiannis Koutsakos, James Oban and James Rottger have clearly ...

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NEWS: Ushers – The Front of House Musical gets West End extension

After receiving a clutch of 5-star rave reviews and great audiences in a late night slot, USHERS: The Front of House Musical has been promoted! USHERS: The Front of House Musical will now get a month-long West End residency as the main show at Charing Cross Theatre from Tuesday 13 May to Saturday 7 June. Set in the West End ...

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