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Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em – Darlington Hippodrome

Written and Directed by Guy Unsworth Based on the original TV series by Raymond Allen Reviewer: Mark Clegg Despite the strange fact that it doesn’t get repeated very often, the original TV sit-com Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em remains as iconic as ever. Certainly, Frank Spencer as immortalised by Michael Crawford was probably the most imitated character in the UK ...

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Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em – Richmond Theatre

Writer/Director: Guy Unsworth Reviewer: Alex Ramon While not quite boasting the reputation of Fawlty Towers, Dad's Army or Steptoe and Son, Raymond Allen's Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em nonetheless remains among the most enduringly popular of '70s sitcoms, its combination of sharp writing and slapstick proving pretty timeless in its appeal. The travails of its disaster-prone, proud but oddly innocent protagonist Frank Spencer, whom ...

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Aladdin – Bristol Hippodrome

Writer: Alan McHugh Director and Choreographer: Johnny Bates Reviewer: Kris Hallett In January, news rocked panto-land that QDOS had won the war over its competitor and First Family Entertainment (FFE) was no more. This year, they return to Bristol Hippodrome victorious. In doing so, they have produced the best pantomime Bristol has seen in years. It may have been blowing ...

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs – Orchard Theatre, Dartford

Writer: Alan McHugh Director: Jonny Bowles Reviewer: Dan English Seasoned entertainer Joe Pasquale returns for yet another seasonal offering in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs the pantomime at Dartford’s Orchard Theatre. As the loveably hapless Muddles, Pasquale leads a delightful cast across the highly enjoyable production, marking the beginning of the festive period. The production continues the trend at ...

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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 – Theatre Royal, Bath

Book: Eric Idle Music: Eric Idle &John Du Prez Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: Kris Hallett Just in case anyone was worried about how John Cleese was going to afford his latest alimony payments or Michael Palin a new set of walking boots for his latest round the world trip, Spamalot has rolled back into Bath on another UK tour, cashing ...

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Spamalot – Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Music: John Du Prez, Eric Idle Book and Lyrics: Eric Idle Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: Pete Benson After the demise of Monty Python’s Flying Circus all of the Pythons branched out and went onto huge success in various aspects of the entertainment industry. Eric Idle was always the musical one as demonstrated in his mockumentary The Rutles. Here he teams ...

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