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Scrooge – The Mayflower, Southampton

Writer: Based on the novel A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens Director: Bob Tomson Reviewer: Naomi Stevens [rating:4] With a multitude of catchy numbers and a fabulously festive story, Scrooge contains the ingredients for an entertaining family production. Of course, the story is not a new one. A Christmas Carol, written by Charles Dickens, has been told in many forms ...

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Being Tommy Cooper – New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Writer: Tom Green Director: Cecily Boys Reviewer: Selwyn Knight [rating:3.5] Tommy Cooper is, of course, a comedy legend. His perfectly crafted shambolic comedy magic act was familiar to all and a delight to watch. However, he had a darker side that his comedy persona masked. Tom Green’s new play for Franklin Productions seeks to re-imagine and explore Cooper’s connection with ...

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