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From Hollywood With Love – Huddersfield Town Hall

Conductor: Tobias Ringborg Reviewer: Laura Stimpson The Orchestra of Opera North once again brings an absolute musical treat to Huddersfield Town Hall as part of the Kirklees Concert Season. From Hollywood With Love brings to the stage an evening of film music presented by Andrew Collins, Classic FM presenter and film editor the Radio Times. Collins’ comparing is informative and ...

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The Charlie Chaplin Story – Aylesbury Waterside

Chaplin: The Charlie Chaplin Story

Book: Stuart Price Music: Jake Field Reviewer: Scott Matthewman As one of the silent movie era's biggest stars, Charlie Chaplin managed to combine comic clowning with an eye for visually emotive storytelling like no other. This new musical looks at the actor's early years in Hollywood, as well as looking back into his childhood learning his craft on the stages ...

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Monument to Charlie Chaplin – Hull Truck Theatre

Event by:Kings of England Film Director: Rosie Carr Music: Nick Gill The Great Dictator directed by: Charles Chaplin Reviewer: Ron Simpson Grow is described as Hull Truck’s “Artist Development programme for growing and nurturing people and ideas”. Through much of June and the early part of July the Grow Performance Showcase presents dance and drama events, plus this evening by ...

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CBSO Friday Night Classics: Charlie Chaplin – Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Conductor: Carl Davis Reviewer: Sam Chipman “You can’t hire this on Netflix” boasts the CBSO concert programme, and this couldn’t be truer. Very rarely will an opportunity come along in which you can watch a film accompanied by a live orchestra, and one in full vigour like the world class CBSO is not to be missed. Symphony Hall rarely sells ...

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Taking Charlie – Lowry, Salford

Writer: Neil Warhurst Director: Andy Williams Reviewer: Jo Beggs In 1978, just two months after his funeral, Charlie Chaplin’s body was stolen and Chaplin’s widow Oona began receiving ransom messages, by telephone, demanding 600,000 Francs. The kidnappers have chosen the wrong man. “Charlie would have thought it ridiculous” she told the press, and held out long enough for the police ...

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Taking Charlie – Harrogate Theatre

Writer: Neil Warhurst Reviewer: Rosie Revell They say truth is stranger than fiction. One of the strangest stories out there is the true story of the abduction of Charlie Chaplin’s dead body from his Swiss grave in 1978. Goofus, an exciting new theatre company, present this story as their first ever tour and it is an interesting mix of fantasy, ...

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