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Annie Get Your Gun – Empire Theatre, Liverpool

Music &Lyrics: Irving Berlin Original Book: Herbert Fields &Dorothy Fields Director: Ian Talbot Reviewer: Grace Galloway   Irving Berlin’s musical Annie Get Your Gun certainly goes off with a bang, but not as entirely sharp-shooting as perhaps anticipated. With classic songs including There's No Business Like Show Business and Anything you can do this show seems to be a recipe ...

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Annie Get Your Gun – Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Book: Herbert and Dorothy Fields, and Peter Stone Music and Lyrics: Irving Berlin. Director: Ian Talbot Reviewer: Pete Benson The original 1946 production of Annie Get Your Gun was created by some of the most iconic names from the American musical genre with songs by Irving Berlin, a book by Dorothy and Frank Fields and produced by Rodgers and Hammerstein. ...

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Annie Get Your Gun – New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Music &Lyrics: Irving Berlin Book: Herbert Fields, Dorothy Fields and Peter Stone Director: Ian Talbot Reviewer: Selwyn Knight Annie Get Your Gun is a fast-moving love story, full of romance, youthful joy, hurt pride, compromise and reconciliation. Along the way, it includes loads of well-loved songs most notably, ‘There’s No Business Like Show Business’, ‘Doin’ What Comes Natur’lly’, and ‘I’ve ...

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Annie Get Your Gun – New Oxford Theatre

Music and Lyrics: Irving Berlin Original Book: Herbert Fields and Dorothy Fields New Book and Additional Material: Peter Stone Director: Ian Talbot Reviewer: Bethaney Rimmer Sixty eight years after its first appearance on Broadway, the rootin’ tootin’ story of Annie Oakley and Frank Butler is touring the UK with an all guns blazing cast led by West End performer Emma ...

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Annie Get Your Gun – Opera House, Manchester

Music &Lyrics: Irving Berlin Original Book: Herbert Fields &Dorothy Fields New Book &Additional Material: Peter Stone Director: Ian Talbot Reviewer: Malcolm Wallace A true golden oldie, Annie Get Your Gun featuring a brilliant score by Irving Berlin first burst onto the stage in 1946, nearly seventy years ago. It proved to be a great hit both on Broadway and in ...

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The Perfect Murder – Richmond Theatre, London

Writer: Peter James Adaptor: Shaun McKenna Director: Ian Talbot Reviewer: Andy Moseley As the lights go up in Richmond Theatre, an imaginative, well-constructed, stage set is revealed, with two raised bedrooms at either end, and a living room and kitchen at a lower level. The attention to detail Michael Holt has given to the individual rooms and the overall design ...

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The Perfect Murder – The Opera House, Manchester

Writer: Peter James Adaptor:Shaun McKenna Director: Ian Talbot Reviewer: Seb Farrell Have you ever wondered how to commit the perfect murder? This is the question we’re posed while watching feuding couple Victor and Joan Smiley and their exploits trying to privately organise each other’s ultimate demise with their extramarital partners. The Perfect Murder, a book by Peter James adapted for ...

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The Perfect Murder – Milton Keynes Theatre

Director: Ian Talbot Writer: Shaun McKenna, from the book by Peter James Reviewer: Maggie Constable So what is the perfect murder? If one accepts there is such a thing then we find out at Milton Keynes theatre this week where Peter James’ award-winning and top-selling novella Perfect Murder is playing, having been adapted for the stage for the first time ...

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