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Jason Donovan: Ten Good Reasons Tour – The Lowry, Salford

Jason Donovan - Ten Good Reason cover

Reviewer: Donna Kelly 27 years after the release of Ten Good Reasons, Jason Donovan takes his debut album on tour for the first time. The Australian pop-star first shot to fame in the soap operaNeighbours before embarking on a music career in 1988, selling over 3million records in the UK including four UK No. 1 singles. The Ten Good Reasons ...

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Priscilla, Queen Of The Desert – Theatre Royal, Norwich

Book: Stephen Elliott and Allan Scott Musical Director: Stephen ‘Spud’ Murphy Director: Simon Phillips Reviewer: Glen Pearce   It’s hard to believe that Priscilla Queen Of The Desert first hit our screens 22 years ago. Since then the film has journeyed to the stage and now, once again, is on the road in the ultimate flamboyant musical. The tale of ...

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Priscilla Queen of the Desert – Milton Keynes Theatre, Milton Keynes

Go West - Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical

Book: Stephan Elliot &Allan Scott Director Simon Phillips Reviewer: Natasha Hegarty   Priscilla Queen of the Desert parks the tour bus up for a few nights at Milton Keynes and is well worth a visit. Glitz, glam and more feathers than you’ll ever see in any production, Priscilla is fun, very camp and chock full of some of the best ...

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Priscilla Queen of the Desert – Empire Theatre, Liverpool

Book: Stephan Elliot &Allan Scott Director: Simon Phillips Reviewer: Charlie Senate   The curtains open: a trio of belting divas, silver-gowned, donning chemical-red beehives, are lowered in from the ceiling—in grand WWE tradition—amid a swarm of urchin-clad, wildly gesticulating dancers, while the bands knocks out a rousing (snare-bashing, brass-blaring) rendition of Downtown. This is not the only time the divas ...

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Priscilla Queen of The Desert – Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

Go West - Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical

Director: Simon Phillips Book: Stephen Elliott &Allan Scott Reviewer: Phil Lowe Priscilla Queen Of The Desert – the musical, is allegedly one of the most popular touring shows around and it returns once again to Nottingham's Royal Concert Hall culminating in a standing ovation tonight for the gloriously OTT finale. The jukebox musical is directed by Simon Phillips and choreographed ...

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Priscilla, Queen of the Desert: The Musical – Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Book: Stephan Elliot &Allan Scott Director: Simon Phillips Reviewer: Fraser MacDonald While the rest of the country's theatres are filled with cheers, boos and the occasional "It's behind you!", The Playhouse in Edinburgh plays host to a flock of drag queens who might very well be confused for a panto cast. As Priscilla, Queen of the Desert rolls into Edinburgh ...

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INTERVIEW: Jason Donovan talks Priscilla

Jason Donovan and Scottish TV and theatre star Gavin Mitchell talk to The Reviews Hub's Fraser MacDonald about bringing Priscilla Queen of the Desert to Edinburgh this festive season. Over the three times you have played the rôle of Tick, has the show technically changed much? JD: Well, as a touring show, you have to work things differently. On the ...

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Priscilla Queen of the Desert – Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Book: Stephan Elliott and Allan Scott Director: Simon Phillips Reviewer: Pete Benson Priscilla Queen of the Desert is based on a twenty- year-old film that follows the adventures of a pair of drag queens as they traverse the vast arid expanse of the Australian outback. A significant amount of the action is played out in the back of a kitsch ...

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