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Snow White – Theatre Royal, Norwich

The cast of Snow White at Norwich, Theatre Royal

Writer and Director: Richard Gauntlett Reviewer: Lu Greer   The lights are up, the presents are under the tree, the snow is falling (the artificial stuff at least), and that can mean only one thing: panto season is well and truly upon us. It’s that special time of year when the bigger the costumes, the most elaborate the sets, and ...

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Sleeping Beauty – The Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Writer: Andrew Ryan Director: David Lloyd Jones Reviewer: Paul Downham   First of all The Grand should be congratulated by bucking the trend on being one of the few pantomimes this year not to feature Let it Go from the movie Frozen. A brief mention of the film in the script sufficed. Sleeping Beauty is a traditional pantomime with all ...

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Snow White, The Pantomime – Milton Keynes Theatre

Writer: Eric Potts Director: Warwick Davis Reviewer: Maggie Constable It’s behind you!!!!! Well it’s not actually but Milton Keynes Theatre this year, they say, has made your dreams come true as you will discover when you come to Snow White, The Pantomime. The story is pretty well known - a young and beautiful princess, Snow White, finds herself cast into ...

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Legally Blonde The Musical – Opera House, Manchester

Music and Lyrics: Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin Book: Heather Hach Director and Choreographer: Jerry Mitchell Reviewer: Luke Walker [rating:4] It's big. It's brash. It's unashamedly camp. It’s like there has been an explosion in a pink factory! Yes, Legally Blonde The Musical is in Manchester and the froth bubbles over. This fairytale story for the twenty first century perverts ...

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Legally Blonde the Musical – Grand Opera House, York

Director and Choreographer: Jerry Mitchell Music and Lyrics: Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin Musical Director: Peter White Based on the novel Legally Blonde: Amanda Brown Reviewer: Liza Kyle [rating:5] OMIGOD you guys, you just totally have to go see this!! If you think the film from 2001 isn’t your bag of candyfloss fear not, the musical stage show is infinitely ...

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Legally Blonde The Musical – Milton Keynes Theatre

Music and Lyrics: Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin Book: Heather Hach Director and Choreographer: Jerry Mitchell Reviewer: Mark Johnson [Rating:4.5] "OMIGOD you guys!" following on from its huge West End success, Legally Blonde The Musical is now wowing audiences all over the UK as part of its first national tour and last night burst open in Milton Keynes. A fast ...

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Legally Blonde the Musical – New Theatre, Oxford

Writer: Heather Hach Music and Lyrics: Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin Director: Jerry Mitchell Reviewer: Mary Tapper [Rating:5] Larger than life, full of sparkle and pizzazz, this musical bundles up fun and delivers it to us in spades! With an orchestra providing a real big show feel, and an impressive cast of enthusiastic and talented singers and dancers, the pace ...

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Calendar Girls – Empire Theatre, Liverpool

Writer: Tim Firth Director: Jack Ryder Reviewer: Vicki Goodwin [rating:5] The women behind the story of Calendar Girls could scarcely have imagined the far reaching impact that their journey would have on the world beyond them. Their heart-warming tale of courage in the face of loss has become an inspiration that has touched the lives of many. As I took ...

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