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Angela’s Ashes: The Musical – Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Music and Lyrics: Adam Howell Book: Paul Hurt Director: Thom Southerland Reviewer: Richard Maguire Croydon’s redevelopment continues, and this month the Modernist Fairfield Halls reopened its doors after a two-year renovation. It cost £42 million, but the results are impressive, and emphasise the features that many have likened to the Royal Festival Hall. Sleek windows fill the sun lounge with ...

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Titanic the Musical – Liverpool Empire

Music & Lyrics: Maury Yeston Book: Peter Stone Director: Thom Sutherland Reviewer: John Roberts Having originally launched just months before James Cameron’s recording breaking film, Maury Yeston and Peter Stone’s powerful and heart-breaking musical won plaudits and awards on its maiden voyage on Broadway – yet unlike Cameron’s filmic version Yeston & Stone’s retelling of the tale uses the stories ...

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Jingle Bell Christmas – Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Reviewer: Selwyn Knight What better way to get in the Christmas mood than an evening of Christmas music at Birmingham’s beautiful Symphony Hall? Certainly, the audience for this festive concert was up for it, many (including this reviewer) dressed in tasteless Christmas jumpers and sporting Santa Claus hats. And the London Concert Orchestra, led by conductor John Rigby and supported ...

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