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What The Ladybird Heard – Town Hall, Birmingham

Writers: Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks (original book) Director: Graham Hubbard Reviewer:  John Kennedy Shake off those tinsel and turkey cobwebs with fifty-five minutes of farmyard festive fun and frolics with this delightful stage adaptation of the award-winning eponymous picture book by Julia Donaldson &Lydia Monks. Participation is optional - hilarity jolly well near compulsory. Kenny Wax Family Entertainment in association with Matthew ...

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The Witches of Eastwick – Paul McCartney Auditorium, Liverpool

Book/Lyrics: John Dempsey Music: Dana P Rowe Director: Graham Hubbard Reviewer: John Roberts The Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts (LIPA) open its 2015 Autumn/Winter season with the musical The Witches of Eastwick based on the John Updike novel and later hit film of the same name. This big supernaturally sexy musical has been taken on by LIPA’s third year dance ...

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See Rock City And Other Destinations – Union Theatre, London

Book &Lyrics: Adam Mathais Music: Brad Alexander Director: Graham Hubbard Musical Direction: Matt Ramplin Reviewer: Christopher Hong   See Rock City And Other Destinations takes in the sights of America with a collection of stories. A diner waitress is seduced by the romanticism of a road trip and leaves on a whim to see Rock City. A nerdy young man ...

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NEWS: See Rock City and Other Destinations to get UK Premiere at The Union

Rock based US Song CycleSee Rock City and Other Destination will get its UK premiere for a limited two week run at London's Union Theatre from 15th August. The production is produced by Katy Lipson for Aria Entertainment who continues their run of producing lesser known and interesting pieces of new musical theatre in London and Szpiezak Productions. With music ...

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Blue Remembered Hills – New Diorama Theatre, London

Writer: Dennis Potter Director: Graham Hubbard Reviewer: Nichola Daunton Dennis Potter’s Blue Remembered Hills, originally written for the BBC’s Play for Today series and screened in 1979, focuses its gaze on the lives of seven children playing in the Forest of Dean during the Second World War. At just one hour and 15 minutes long, the play hones in on ...

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What the Ladybird Heard – The Liverpool Playhouse

Writer: Julia Donaldson Director: Graham Hubbard Reviewer: Clare Boswell What the Ladybird Heard currently playing at the Liverpool Playhouse is based upon Julia Donaldson’s and Lydia Monk’s popular award-winning book of the same name. Having read an abundance of children’s story books with my daughter over the past two years, What the Ladybird Heard is definitely one of the better ...

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The Spring Tide – Old Red Lion Theatre, London

Writer: Carol Vine Director: Graham Hubbard Reviewer: Stephen Bates [rating:3] Spanning around 30 years in the lives of two women, Carol Vine’s two act play is about characters “in exile”, living false lives and struggling to find their true identities. It examines the emotional cost of their misjudged choices both to themselves and to others around them. The story intercuts ...

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Impotent – Lion and Unicorn Theatre, London

Writer: Matt Reed Director: Graham Hubbard Reviewer: Joanna Forest [rating:5] Talented new writer Matt Reed’s ‘Impotent’ is an absolute gem of a piece as a fascinating yet humorous look at the world of erectile dysfunction. The author is quoted in the programme as saying “if you can’t get either humour or poignancy from the subject matter you should have your ...

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