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NEWS: Be amused at The Brunton in Musselburgh this winter.

The Brunton in Musselburgh is the place to be amused this winter, from Edinburgh Comedy Award winner Russell Kane, to Luke Kempner and his critically acclaimed show The Only Way is Downton; from Graffiti Classics, a group bursting the elitist boundaries of the traditional string quartet with its hilarious musical comedy show, to Formby, a unique one-man show about the ...

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The Public Reviews 2014 Preview: Part II

In our second instalment of our 2014 previews our regional editors in Scotland, Central and South West talk us through the productions that are getting them excited throughout the year. SCOTLAND: Lauren Humphries The temperature is falling, the urge to hibernate is strong but 2014 promises to be a knockout year in Scottish theatre. You’d be forgiven for thinking that ...

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Formby – The Lowry, Salford

Writer: Ewan Wardrop Director and Co-Deviser: Ed Hughes Reviewer: Helen Jones [rating:4] Formby tells the tale of one of the 20th Century’s iconic entertainers, George Formby. Born in 1904 in Wigan, Formby became one of the most famous entertainers and film stars of his era. This one-man show tells of the highs and lows of Formby’s life. Based around Formby’s ...

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NEWS: Our House Leads New Wolsey Autumn Season

A new actor-musician production of Olivier Award winning Madness Musical Our House leads the New Wolsey Theatre’s autumn season, announced today. Opening in Ipswich on 12 September ahead of a UK tour that takes in Nottingham, Edinburgh, Bath, Coventry, Brighton and Plymouth, Our House has had acclaimed runs in the West End and on tour but now receives the New ...

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