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Aladdin – Bradford Alhambra

Writer: Alan McHugh, with additional material by Billy Pearce Musical Director: James McCullagh Choreographer: Stillie Dee Director: Ed Curtis Reviewer: Sue Collier Bradford Alhambra’s 2018 pantomime is that of Aladdin, set in Peking. As the son of Widow Twanky, a lowly washerwoman, Aladdin falls in love with Princess Jasmine. But there is evil afoot from the wicked Abanazar. Can Aladdin ...

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Aladdin – Richmond Theatre

Writers: Jonathan Kiley and Alan McHugh Director: Ken Alexander Reviewer: David Guest Biggins is back! That simple statement should be enough to tempt panto fans young and old into cleaning their magic carpets and flying off to Richmond Theatre for what must be one of the slickest, funniest and brassiest seasonal shows this year. Just when we feared the doyen ...

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West End Heroes – Dominion Theatre, London

Director: Tim Marshall Reviewer: Scott Matthewman Now in its third year, the charity concertWest End Heroesis moving quietly into a position of being a firm fixture in musical theatre’s extracurricular calendar. Combining West End songs and performers with armed forces bands and singers, the show’s unique sound certainly helps it stand out. And given that every penny raised goes to ...

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NEWS: Biggins leads the salute for West End Heroes

Christopher Biggins haslaunched the 2015 West End HeroesGala Concertwith a little help from his military friends. Never one to underdress, Bigggins launched the fundraiser in full RAF servicewoman uniform, previewing just one of the characters he'll play on the night. Biggins will host of theWest End HeroesGala Concert on Sunday 4 October at London's Dominion Theatre. Last year the casts ...

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Movies and Musicals – Apollo Victoria, London

Reviewer: Fran Beaton [rating:4.5] What a delightful way to spend an evening. Movies and Musicals at the Apollo Victoria theatre sees some of the biggest names in musical theatre take to the stage alongside the LGS orchestra and the West End gospel choir, charging through classics from Les Miserables, Phantom, and Rent as well as movie classics such as the ...

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Dick Whittington – Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Director: Ken Alexander Choreographer: Richard Peakman Reviewer: Joseph Leigh [Rating:4] The Theatre Royal comes alive with laughter, revelry and classic pantomime entertainment. The capacity audience fill the theatre with an electric anticipation that is rewarded from the moment the curtain is raised, with high energy song and dance being coupled with an accessible humour that really captures the spirit of ...

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