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A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad) – Theatre Royal, Wakefield

Writer: Jon Brittain Composer: Matthew Floyd Jones Director: Alex Mitchell Reviewer: Ron Simpson A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad) burst on the scene to enthusiastic reviews and an award or two at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2017. Now the Hull-based theatre company, Silent Uproar, is taking it on an extensive national tour of mostly one- and two-nighters. Wakefield ...

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A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Sad) – The Lowry, Salford

Writer: Jon Brittain Director: Alex Mitchell Musical Director: Matthew Floyd Jones Reviewer: Andrea Allen A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad) describes itself as “a hilarious cabaret show about depression that explains, sings, and throws glitter about how it’s ok not to be ok”. On paper, it sounds like car crash potential, the kind of show where the curtain ...

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Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho – Leicester Square Theatre, London

Writers: Jon Brittain &Matt Tedford Director: Jon Brittain Reviewer: Deborah Klayman   All that glitters is not gold – sometimes it is made of Iron! An enjoyable romp, chock full of 80s references and underscored by a superb soundtrack, Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho is camp comic cabaret of the highest order. A reimagining of the events leading up to ...

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IDGTF: Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho – The New Theatre, Dublin

Director: Jon Brittain Writers: Jon Brittain and Matt Tedford Reviewer: Bryan Hogan Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho is presented at the International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival. Originally a ten minute short presented at Thatcher Write, a festival of short plays inspired by Margaret Thatcher, it also had a Christmas run at Theatre503 and comes via Brighton Fringe. The lady is ...

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Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho – Theatre503, London

Writers: Jonathan Brittain and Matthew Tedford Director: Jonathan Brittain Reviewer: Tom Finch [rating:5] Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho is a deliriously camp and joyful look at the now infamous Section 28 era of Thatcher’s career. From the opening rendition of YMCA via an Anything Goes tap dance fight to a fabulous finale this show has the audience in the palm ...

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