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Where Is Peter Rabbit? – Theatre Royal, Haymarket

Devised by Roger Glossop, based on the tales of Beatrix Potter Music: Steven Edis Lyrics: Alan Ayckbourn Director: Sheila Carter Reviewer: David Guest More than 100 years since Beatrix Potter first told the tale of Peter Rabbit in book form the enchanting stories still have mass appeal with toys, ballet, animation and more keeping the characters alive. Now, an extraordinary ...

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Gatsby – Union Theatre, London

Book: Linnie Reedman Music and Lyrics: Joe Evans Director: Linnie Reedman Reviewer: Jon Wainwright A single chandelier hangs from the ceiling, the Union Theatre’s girders are decorated with flowers, twisting around the steel, and a few lucky audience members get to sit at tables at one end of the oblong space. At the other end are the famous eyes of ...

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The Princess And The Pea – Crucible Lyceum Studio, Sheffield

Writer: Mike Kenny Artistic Director: Wendy Harris Music: Oliver Birch Reviewer: Jim Gillespie   “The simple things you see are all complicated”, sang The Who, and Leeds-based company tutti frutti would probably endorse this. Their Christmas offering at the Crucible Studio takes Hans Christian Anderson’s well-loved fairy tale of The Princess and the Pea, and tweaks it into a commentary ...

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