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Othello: Remixed – Omnibus Theatre, London

Writer and Director: Darren Raymond Reviewer: Richard Maguire Othello: Remixed is a clever update of Shakespeare’s tragedy. Instead of Cyprus the action takes place in a South London boxing club, where Othello is preparing for his bout with his next opponent, The Turk. Mixing Elizabethan lyricism and London street slang, this reimagining of Othello, with an all black cast, is ...

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Summer of 69 – Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Writer: Charlie Marx Director: Iain Gordon Reviewer: Fraser MacDonald Set in a Glasgow schoolhouse, as the class of ’69 prepare to hang up their blazers and wave goodbye to their teachers, Summer of 69 is a narrative-light, surprisingly raunchy comedy that sometimes rides a little too close to the bone but cannot fail to have its audience singing along with ...

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Elfie’s Magical Adventure – Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

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Writer: Iain Gordon Director: Iain Gordon Reviewer: Fraser MacDonald Following on from the success of Elfie, the lovable Christmas Elf from last year’s panto, The Pavilion welcomes him back for an adventure like no other. This year’s offering will entertain the whole family and fill even the most cynical of hearts with Christmas cheer. On a quest to save Christmas, ...

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Jukebox Memories: The Teenage Years – Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

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Writer: Iain Gordon Director: Iain Gordon Reviewer: Fraser MacDonald The Teenage Years is the latest installment in the Jukebox Memories series, devised and produced in-house by Glasgow’s Pavilion Theatre. Boasting a host of familiar faces and enough hits to kick-start any jukebox into party mode, The Teenage Years is top of the charts for a fun night out. Pavilion favorites ...

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Santa Claus Is Coming To Town – Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

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Writer: Iain Gordon Director: Iain Gordon Reviewer: Fraser MacDonald   The Pavilion Theatre brings the magic of Christmas to Scotland’s Theatre of Variety with its panto offering; Santa Claus Is Coming To Town. Santa Claus Is Coming To Town followsa group of unlikely heroes on a quest to find their fairy friend who has been captured by evil duo Hank ...

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Treasure Island – Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Director: Iain Gordon Choreographer: Robert Hamilton Reviewer: Fraser MacDonald It’s that time of year again… Oh yes it is! As the festive season approaches once more, Scotland’s Theatre of Variety brings Treasure Island, to the stage. In an original script, Jim Hawkins (Stephen Purdon) and his friends go on search for long lost treasure - but evil pirates are keen ...

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Jock n’ Roll – Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Director - Iain Gordon Lighting Design - Scott Gordon Musical Director - David Halford Choreographer - Lynsey Brown Reviewer: Fraser MacDonald Jock n' Roll salutes the music that the nation that gave us whisky and haggis has given to the world through the years. Whether the show does this Scottish back catalogue justice, however, is less certain. Act one opens ...

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