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Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story – New Theatre, Cardiff

Writer: Alan Janes Director: Matt Salisbury Reviewer: Beth Steer Pitted as the ‘world’s most successful Rock ‘n’ Roll musical, Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story has come to Cardiff’s New Theatre. Seen by more than 22 million people in over 25,000 shows worldwide, the show has been running for 27 years since it first opened in London, and charts the ‘golden ...

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Lennon: Through A Glass Onion – Charter Theatre, Preston

Lennon: Through A Glass Onion

Writer/ Director: John Waters Reviewer: Marie Smith   Following its Off Broadway New York Success, this celebration of the genius and music of John Lennon comes to Preston. Part concert, part biography and part monologue, Liverpool's Daniel Taylor reveals the essence of the life and sheer talent of one of the world’s most treasured and well-loved icons, John Lennon. This ...

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The Rise and Fall of a Northern Star – The Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter

Writer and Music: Stella Grundy Director: Iain Bloomfield Reviewer: Lucy Corley She introduces it as “a cautionary tale about a girl who wanted everything,” but Stella Grundy’s one-woman show is also a tale about the city of Manchester, and a portrait of the music industry of the 1980s. Grundy was the lead singer in 90s alternative rock band Intastella, and ...

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Preston Reed – Rondo Theatre, Bath

Music, Writer &Director: Preston Reed Reviewer: Samuel Shelton [rating:4] Revisiting the Rondo Theatre, Bath, is Preston Reed, he invites you to join him in his “dreamy acoustic mood.” This one man show washes away any hideous pop tune and replaces it with a mastery of composure, commitment and pure skill on the guitar. Throughout this piece the audience slides into ...

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