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The Stripper – St James Studio, London

Book: Carter Brown Music: Richard Hartley Lyrics: Richard O’Brien Director: Benji Sperring Reviewer: Stephen Bates “I’m interested in her deeply on a superficial level” a lascivious cop confides to the audience on first sight of Dolores, the voluptuous stripper of the title. The line places us instantly in the world of film noir and it is a pity that there ...

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The Toxic Avenger – Southwark Playhouse, London

The Cast of The Toxic Avenger

Book and Lyrics: Joe DiPietro Music and Lyrics: David Bryan Director: Benji Sperring Reviewer: Stephen Bates   The Garden State has little need to import weed killer. Tromaville, New Jersey (pop 15,000) is, we are told, the toxic chemical capital of the world and this spoof rock musical looks set to put it right on the map. The show’s origin ...

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Legally Blonde – New Wimbledon Theatre, London

Music &Lyrics: Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin Book: Heather Hach Director &Choreographer: Jerry Mitchell Reviewer: Michael Rawlings [rating:4] In 2010 Legally Blonde was the surprise hit of London, seizing a sackful of awards for both the production and its star, Sheridan Smith. Its success was such that this touring production actually started life while the show was still resident at ...

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Legally Blonde – The Mayflower, Southampton

Music and Lyrics: Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin Director &Choreographer: Jerry Mitchell Reviewer: Jim Nicholson [rating:4]   The touring version of Legally Blonde is in pretty good shape. It may not have the scale, preciseness and overall quality of the West End version but the music and book will always win through with this show sending the punters home more ...

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Legally Blonde The Musical – Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Music and Lyrics: Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin Book: Heather Hatch Director &Choreographer: Jerry Mitchell Reviewer: Victoria Bawtree [rating:4.5]   Join the festival of pink at the Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury as Legally Blonde: The Musical hits the UK in a national tour. While the cheesy grins and ditsy glamour can’t fail to raise a smile, the (albeit unlikely) story hides ...

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