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The Public Reviews 2014 Preview: Part II

In our second instalment of our 2014 previews our regional editors in Scotland, Central and South West talk us through the productions that are getting them excited throughout the year. SCOTLAND: Lauren Humphries The temperature is falling, the urge to hibernate is strong but 2014 promises to be a knockout year in Scottish theatre. You’d be forgiven for thinking that ...

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The Book of Musicals – Old Joint Stock, Birmingham

Director: Richard Haines Reviewer: Selwyn Knight [rating:3.5] The Old Joint Stock Musical Theatre Company is resident at this venue in Birmingham. This young amateur group was formed a couple of years ago with the aim of bringing big shows to this intimate venue and has been growing in confidence ever since. Last Christmas, it produced its first full length musical, ...

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Honk! – Tabard Theatre, London

Book, music and lyrics: George Stiles and Anthony Drewe Director: Madeleine Loftin Reviewer: Ian Foster [rating:2.5] Two years ago, the Tabard Theatre revived Stiles and Drewe’s Just So for their festive show and it is to these composers that they return in 2012 with this production of Honk! A musical adaptation of the classic Hans Christian Andersen fairytale The Ugly ...

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NEWS: Honk! returns to London with a run at The Tabard

This Christmas, Honk! arguably the best musical from Stiles and Drewe returns to London with a limited season at The Tabard Theatre. The Olivier award winning musical follows the story of Hans Christian Anderson’s The Ugly Duckling. As ‘Ugly’ is hatched under the adoring gaze of his proud mum, Ida, his musical adventures begin. Soon after Ugly is born, he ...

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