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Woman on Fire – Albany Theatre Studio, Coventry

Writer: John Woudberg Director: Claire Moore Reviewer: James Garrington Ask people to come up with a list of the names of people involved in the UK Suffrage movement and it is unlikely that Edith Rigby would feature much. Overshadowed by some of her more famous contemporaries, Rigby nonetheless played a large part in the movement that fought for years to achieve voting ...

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CD REVIEW: Calendar Girls The Musical – 2017 Original London Cast

Reviewer: Fraser MacDonald Fresh from its run at The Phoenix Theatre in London’s West End, Gary Barlow and Tim Firth’s newly christened Calendar Girls The Musical (formerly The Girls) delivers its cast recording ahead of a UK-wide tour. The sickly-sweet tale of Yorkshire women baring all to raise funds for Annie’s leukaemia-stricken husband is familiar to most from the 2003 ...

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London Road – Olivier Theatre, London

Book and lyrics: Alecky Blythe Music and lyrics: Adam Cork Director: Rufus Norris Reviewer: Glen Pearce [rating:3] It’s not often you get the opportunity to revisit a production, a year apart. Last year on press night for London Road in the Cottesloe theatre, the atmosphere was electric; a sense that we were witnessing a new direction for musical theatre. A ...

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CD REVIEW: A Song Cycle for Soho

Producer: Simon Greiff and Neil Marcus Reviewer: Julie Robinson [rating:4] Mercury Musical Developments are an organisation dedicated to the development and support of new writing in musical theatre and, in their 20th anniversary year, they collaborated with SimG Productions on the A Song Cycle For Soho project. In February 2012, a showcase ran at the Soho Theatre comprising 16 original ...

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