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Priscilla Queen of the Desert – Liverpool Empire

Writer: Stephan Elliot &Allan Scott Director: Simon Philips Reviewer: Robin Winters [Rating:4] Premiering in Sydney in 2006, London in 2009, Broadway &Canada in 2010 and now the regions of the UK, the bus of fun leaves a trail of glitter and smiles wherever it goes and Liverpool is no different. Based on the cult film smash hit 90s movie of ...

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Priscilla Queen of the Desert – Bristol Hippodrome

Writers: Stephan Elliot &Allan Scott Director: Simon Phillips Reviewer: Naomi Stevens [Rating:4] Flamboyant, fun and feather boas are just a few words which can be used to describe Priscilla Queen of the Desert. This production is lively, vibrant and as camp as a row of tents. For anyone familiar with the 1994 film of the same name, this show needs ...

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Priscilla Queen of the Desert – New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Book: Stephan Elliot and Allan Scott Director: Simon Phillips Reviewer: Selwyn Knight [rating:4] Priscilla Queen of the Desert is quite gloriously bonkers. Where else will you see dancing paintbrushes and cakes? But it is lunacy with a heart and with serious messages about love, loneliness and friendship on the edges of society. Tick is an old school drag queen (“Mitzi ...

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Priscilla Queen of the Desert – New Theatre, Oxford

Writers: Stephan Elliott &Alan Scott Director: Simon Phillips Reviewer: Mary Tapper [Rating:4.5] It is quite hard to describe the story of this musical without spoiling elements of the tale. Suffice it to say that it follows the fortunes of two drag queens and a transsexual, journeying across the outback from Sydney to Alice Springs to honour a special booking there. ...

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Priscilla Queen of the Desert – Opera House, Manchester

Writer: Stephan Elliott &Alan Scott Director: Simon Phillips Reviewer: Iain Sykes [rating:4] The bus commonly known as Priscilla Queen of the Desert is rolling around the motorways of the UK on the national tour of the hit West End and Broadway show, stopping off at Manchester’s Opera House for this particular engagement. A naturally scaled down version of the musical ...

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War of the Worlds – Motorpoint Arena, Sheffield

Music/Lyrics: Jeff Wayne Book: HG Wells Director: Steve Nolan Reviewer: Lindsay Sykes [rating:3] First published in 1897, HG Wells’s visionary novel is still as ground-breaking today as it was when it first shocked Victorian England and now over 30 years since first composed from the moment the music starts you are transported into a terrifying story of Martians landing on ...

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