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The Shakespeare Revue – Theatre Royal, Glasgow

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Devised by: Christopher Luscombe &Malcolm McKee Director: Malcolm McKee Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys Five gifted performers, a piano and 400 years of The Bard, make the foundations of The Shakespeare Revue, currently delivering its old-fashioned charms at the Theatre Royal this week. Beginning its theatrical life as a fund-raiser for the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1994, creators Christopher Luscombe and Malcolm ...

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Spamalot – Milton Keynes Theatre

Book &Lyrics: Eric Idle Music: John Du Prez Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: Claire Going ‘And now! At Last! Another musical completely different from some of the other musicals which aren't quite the same as this one is...’ Spamalot is the musical version of Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Mixing the Pythons’ legendary irreverent humour with the musical talents of ...

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Spamalot – King’s Theatre, Glasgow

Book: Eric Idle Music: Eric Idle &John Du Prez Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys Adapted from the 1975 movie, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Spamalot, Eric Idle's irreverent musical take on the Arthurian legend has been treading the boards since 2005 and shows no signs of losing any of its popularity. Python fans can (and do) revel at ...

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Spamalot – Liverpool Empire

Book and Lyrics: Eric Idle Book: John Du Prez &Eric Idle Director: Christopher Luscombe Choreographer: Jenny Arnold Musical Director: Tony Castro Reviewer:Taylor Simmons ‘Lovingly ripped off’ from the British comedyMonty Python and the Holy Grail, Spamalot is a whimsical musical jaunt through the perils of living in Arthurian Britain. The story follows King Arthur’s eventful search to recruit knights for ...

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Spamalot – Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Writer: Eric Idle Director: Christopher Luscome Choreographer: Jenny Arnold Reviewer: Fraser MacDonald The brainchild of the Monty Python lads Spamalot arrives at the Edinburgh Playhouse this week. With a few famous faces, catchy tunes and a side splitting script, the showis sure to leave a lasting impression on all those who see it. Telling the story - eh, sort of ...

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Spamalot – Grand Opera House, York

Book and Lyrics: Eric Idle Music: John Du Prez and Eric Idle Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: Audrey Pointer Loosely based on the film Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Spamalot is a stage work largely developed by the most musical python, Eric Idle, in collaboration with John Du Prez. The show opened in 2005, earning a Tony award for Best ...

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The Gondoliers – The Lowry, Salford

Writer: Gilbert &Sullivan Director: Jeff Clarke Reviewer: Helen Jones Opera della Luna are celebrating their 20th anniversary this year and so have put together their most ambitious production to date with this version of Gilbert and Sullivan's The Gondoliers. They have set up something called The Venetian Initiative, where they are performing the production with a different chorus at each ...

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The Gondoliers – New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

Lyrics: W S Gilbert Music: Arthur Sullivan Director: Jeff Clarke Reviewer: Michael Gray   The Venetian Initiative sees Opera della Luna, that iconoclastic, hugely entertaining pocket opera company, taking the Gilbert and Sullivan gospel into the community. In its most ambitious venture yet, with Arts Council funding, they are recruiting a team of young music-theatre performers for each venue, opening ...

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