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REVIEW: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow – The Other Palace, London

Book: Helen Watts Music and Lyrics: Eamonn O’Dwyer Director: Alex Sutton Reviewer: Maryam Philpott Imagine being 16 or 17 and the lead in the world premiere of a brand-new musical at a respected off-West End venue – it’s the stuff of dreams. But thanks to the National Youth Music Theatre (NYMT), 16-year old Hayley Canham and 17-year old George Renshaw ...

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CD Review: Ms. A Song Cycle – Concept Recording

Music: George Stiles, Amy Bowie, Paul Boyd, Tamar Broadbent, Brian Lowdermilk, George Maguire, Eamonn O’Dwyer, Gianni Onori, Robert Sherman, Luke Di Somma, Sarah Travis, Verity Quade, Erin Murray Quinlan and Robbie White. Lyrics: Rory Sherman Reviewer: Holly Spanner Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a neurological condition which can affect the brain and/or spinal cord causing a range of potential symptoms, including ...

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A Christmas Carol – Rose Theatre, Kingston

Poster Image of A Christmas Carol

Writer: Charles Dickens Adaptor/Director: Ciaran McConville Reviewer: Fergus Morgan Most productions of A Christmas Carol tend to follow the same tried and tested formula. The bleakness of Ebenezer Scrooge’s life is realised in sparse austerity, while those of his less parsimonious acquaintances are characterised by jubilant dances and festive singing. Scrooge himself usually speaks in miserable monotone, whereas the voices ...

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The House of Mirrors and Hearts – Arcola Theatre

Director: Ryan McBryde Music, Lyrics and Book: Eamonn O’Dwyer Book: Rob Gilbert Reviewer: Scott Stait   First seen at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2010 in a one-act form, Eamonn O’Dwyer and Rob Gilbert’s The House of Mirrors and Hearts is now a full length melodrama produced by Perfect Pitch and Aria Entertainment, both successful nurturers of home-grown talent. Following the ...

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Around the World in 80 Days – The Theatre Chipping Norton

Writer: Jules Verne Adaptor: Toby Hulse Director: John Terry Reviewer: Matt Dicks Book the tickets, stoke the coals and sally forth for the theatre: Director John Terry’s vision of Jules Verne’s famous story is a kinetic, boisterous, joke-fuelled treat. Travellers of all ages should hop aboard for a frantic romp spanning an ever-shrinking globe. We’re in the Victorian age, and ...

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Fiddler On The Roof – Royal & Derngate, Northampton

Book: Joseph Stein Music: Jerry Bock Lyrics: Sheldon Harnick Director and Choreographer: Craig Revel Horwood Reviewer: Bethaney Rimmer Craig Revel Horwood may be best known for his sassy bluntness on BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing, but as director of the current revival of Fiddler On The Roof he has helped to create a heartfelt, warm, and moving production that earned a ...

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Edinburgh Fringe – Edward Reid : Living The Dream One Song At A Time

Writer/Director: Vik Sivalingam Reviewer: John Roberts [Rating:4] Edward Reid is best known for his much loved reworking of nursery rhymes on Britain’s Got Talent, in which he shot to fame in 2011. Now making his Edinburgh Fringe debut, he entertains an excitable yet loyal crowd of fans as he weaves over 20 songs into a fast paced, whistle stop tour ...

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