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Hymns for Robots – Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Writers: Charles Craggs, Connor Alexander, Jessie Coller (Noctium Theatre) Director: Connor Alexander Reviewer: Nicole Craft Born, bred, blitzed. Delia Derbyshire, most famous for her part in the instantly recognisable Doctor Who theme tune, was born and raised in Coventry. A pioneer of her time, her life and work are still being both recognised and (re)discovered. Noctium theatre, a three-piece company who ...

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The Muppets Take the O2 – The O2 Arena, London

Reviewer: Mark Clegg Jim Henson’s furry creations have been around for over sixty years, but they really secured their place in pop culture history in the late 1970s with The Muppet Show, its perfect blend of anarchy, knowing humour and sweet sentimentalism meaning that it was an immediate hit with all ages. Thanks to eight movies, countless other projects and ...

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INTERVIEW: Scottish Favourite Juliet Cadzow is back in Pantoland

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An instantly recognisable face to many from TV hits such as Scotch and Wry, Dr Who, Still Game or as Balamory’s bus driver Edie McCredie, Juliet Cadzow returns to pantomime at Glasgow’s King’s Theatre as wicked queen Carabosse in Sleeping Beauty. She sat down with The Reviews Hub’s Fraser MacDonald to talk Stanley Baxter, River City and what else she ...

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I Need a Doctor: The Whosical – The Lowry, Salford

Writer: James Wilson-Taylor, Jessica Spray Director: Benjamin Occhipinti Reviewer: Paul Downham Why an official Doctor Who musical hasn’t been done before is a mystery. Judging by the exuberant audience at The Lowry tonight it would surely be a success. So for the time being we will have to make do with this wonderful offering from Stormy Tea Cup Theatre Limited. ...

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INTERVIEW: Ten Minutes with Dan Starkey on Dracula

From a rehearsal room at Colchester's Mercury Theatre there are strange noises emerging - a mix of laughter, screams and what sounds like cabbages being squashed. In the first of two interviews taking a peak at The Fitzrovia Radio Hour's Dracula, Dan Starkey talks to The Public Reviews' Glen Pearce about bringing Bram Stoker's classic to the stage. How are ...

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News: Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular announces UK dates

Whovians across the country will get the chance to come face to face with Daleks, Cybermen and Silence next May when the critically acclaimed concert, Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular makes its UK premiere. A sell-out during its world premiere in Australia, the show will have a run of 12 performances in London, Cardiff, Birmingham, Leeds, Newcastle and Glasgow. The concert ...

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The First Time Machine – Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff

Music: Greg Hall Director: James Williams Reviewer: Jacqui Onions Predating H. G. Wells' novel, The Time Machine, great great grandfather to Jem and Aidan Treays, Enrique Gaspar, wrote El Anacronopete in which he invented the very first time machine. Inspired by this, the brothers have created a fun and lively look at time travel and family history through contemporary dance ...

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