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Hope Place – Everyman Theatre, Liverpool

Writer: Michael Wynne Director: Rachel Kavanaugh Reviewer: May Mellstrom ‘I never know if you’re telling me the truth or a story’. Playwright Michael Wynne weaves fact and fiction together in Hope Place, an absorbing new play specially commissioned for the opening season of the rebuilt Everyman Theatre. A family gather in the basement kitchen of 8 Hope Place, a house ...

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WHATS HOT – Week beginning Monday 12th May 2014

Miss Saigon – Prince Edward Theatre, London The heat is back on in London’s West End as the newly announced British billionaire Sir Cameron Mackintosh lands his 25th anniversary production of Boubil and Schonberg’s Miss Saigon. Based on Puccini’s Madame Butterfly this tragic and epic musical re-envisions Puccini’s opera during the Vietnam War. Directed by Laurence Connor – the same ...

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The Rise And Fall Of Little Voice – Orchard Theatre, Dartford

Writer and Director: Jim Cartwright Reviewer: Jessica Jane [rating: 4] The Rise and Fall of Little Voice is the heart -warming story of the painfully shy LV (Little Voice), who’s only escape from the reality of losing her Father and living at home with her stifling Mother, Mari, is locking herself away and listening to her record collection. She finds ...

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The Rise and Fall of Little Voice – Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

Writer: Jim Cartwright Director: Jim Cartwright Reviewer: Jane Pink [rating: 3.5]   Living upstairs in her bedroom with a shrieking, drunken mother downstairs Little Voice loses herself in the world created for her by her father before his death. A world populated by divas; women with soaring voices, themselves tormented by tragedy and unhappiness. It is her refuge, a retreat ...

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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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