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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs – The Lyceum, Sheffield

Writer and Director: Paul Hendy Musical Director: Francis Goodhand Choreographer: Sarah Langley Reviewer: Janet Jepson The Lyceum Theatre is well-known in the region for pulling out all the stops when it comes to pantomimes, and they just seem to get better and better. On the face of it, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs isn’t really an exciting story and ...

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A Night of Queen – Civic Theatre, Rotherham

Reviewer: Janet Jepson The Bohemians tribute band members begin as they mean to go on: ‘We will rock you’, and it’s a promise, they certainly do rock the rafters. The beat is strong, the volume is high, and all the numbers are renditions of the famous offerings from the late Freddie Mercury and his talented musicians. The audience is taken ...

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Mercury – Playhouse, Whitley Bay

Reviewer – Louise Sharp Since forming in 1998, Queen Tribute band Mercury have played at theatres, festivals and high profile shows across the UK and Europe, and the current tour proves why they are still at the top of their game. An authentic and realistic tribute to Freddie, has seen Joseph Lee Jackson collect a number of awards for his ...

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Mercury: The Ultimate Queen Tribute – Palace Theatre, Manchester

Reviewer: Paul Downham Reportedly the official UK number 1 tribute to Queen - Joseph Lee Jackson, Glenn Scrimshaw, Pat Coleman, Lee Harvey and Stephen Humphreys certainly embody all that is Queen in both their likeness to the original band and in their sound. Mercury was formed in 1998 and since then has gone on to play theatres, festivals and high ...

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Brian May and Kerry Ellis: The Born Free Tour – The Lowry Theatre, Salford

Reviewer: Zara Ellis [Rating:4.5] There are many people in this world that are singers, but there are very few who could be classed as music legends. Brian May, one of the legendary members of the rock band Queen and musical theatre star Kerry Ellis, have joined forces and created a charity fundraising, musical show ‘Born Free’. The Born Free Foundation ...

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Bohemian Rhapsody: The Music of Queen – Opera House, Manchester

Music &Lyrics: Queen Director: David King Reviewer: Iain Sykes [rating:3.5] Anybody tasked with staging a theatrical tribute show to the rock band Queen is immediately faced with one major problem. Namely the fact that Queen themselves were the ultimate theatrical rock act in the first place. With Freddie’s effortlessly flamboyant stage presence and vocal range from the soft to the ...

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Gary Mullen and The Works – One night of Queen – Grand Opera House York

Music: Queen Reviewer: Tony Oliver [Rating:4.5] Attending One Night of Queen at Grand Opera House, York, brought back memories of the first stadium gig I ever attended on 29th May 1982, at Elland Road Leeds. The band playing were Queen on their Hot Space Tour. I remember standing for all the set clapping and singing along with every song. I ...

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