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The Commitments – Palace Theatre, London

Book: Roddy Doyle Director: Jamie Lloyd Reviewer: Joanna Trainor Toe-tapping, hand-clapping joy. The Commitmentsmusical might not be exactly like the film, but it’s certainly still got as much soul as you’d expect and will leave you singing and dancing well into the night. Soutra Gilmour’s Dublin council estate set is exceptional. Laundrettes, garages, homes, community centres; it twists, turns, moves ...

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The Commitments – Palace Theatre, London

Writer: Roddy Doyle Director: Jamie Lloyd Reviewer: Andy Moseley [Rating:3] Trying to make a play out of a book that has already been an iconic film is a tricky thing. You have to decide whether you want it to be a stage version of the movie, a stage version of the book, or a stand-alone product, independent of its source ...

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NEWS: The Commitments Cast Confirmed

True to its plot, producers have today announced a mix of established names and new talent as casting is announced for the stage première of Roddy Doyle’s The Commitments. The lead rôle of Jimmy Rabbitte, the band’s manager, is to be played by West End débutante Denis Grindel, who is still finishing his stage school dissertation. Having completed a law ...

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