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NEWS: Edinburgh International Festival Director Fergus Linehan has unveiled his first programme

The Edinburgh International Festival 2015 runs fromFriday 7 Augustto Monday 31 August and welcomes over 2,300 artists from 39 nations to perform in Scotland’s magnificent capital city. New director Fergus Linehan, whose previous rôles have seen him head up the Sydney Festival, Dublin Theatre Festival and Vivid LIVE, revealed big international stars across the performing arts, and new areas of ...

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Once – Phoenix Theatre, London

Writer: Enda Walsh Music and lyrics: Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová Director: John Carney Reviewer : Paul Ackroyd   Take a multi-award-winning musical and add a pop music superstar for a limited run at a London theatre and you are unlikely have many worries about its box office success. Unlike many of the audience though, this reviewer entered the auditorium ...

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Latitude Festival Preview: Paines Plough

Alongside the multi-coloured sheep, the sea of tents and the annual conundrum of packing wellies or sunglasses, Paines Plough are fast becoming an integral part of the Latitude Festival. In a line-up that evolves each year to reflect the changing themes, Tania Harrison manages each year to programme a mix of new theatre artists and established favourites to tempt festival ...

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NEWS: Ronan Keating to make West End debut as Guy in Once

Ronan Keating the former lead singer of irish boyband Boyzone is set to make his West End debut in the rôle of Guy in the hit musical Once. Taking over the lead rôle from David Hunter, Keating will play the part for a limited run from 17th November 2014 to 21st March 2015. Having admitted to seeing the show several ...

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Once the Musical – Phoenix Theatre, London

Book: Enda Walsh Music &Lyrics: Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova Director: John Tiffany Reviewer: Joanna Trainor “It’s magic,” but not in the usual sense of a musical. There are no jazz hands, big tap numbers or sequined costumes, but the simplicity of Enda Walsh’s s story of two people brought together by their pain and hoovers, makes Once the Musical ...

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Once – Phoenix Theatre, London

Writer: Enda Walsh, based on the film screenplay by John Carney Music &Lyrics: Glen Hansard &Markéta Irglová Director: John Tiffany Reviewer: Sonny Waheed [rating:4.5] Based on the critically acclaimed, award-winning independent film of the same name Once follows a chance meeting between a disillusioned busker and a Czech immigrant and their journey over the course of a physically and emotionally ...

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