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Sir Michael Parkinson: Our Kind of Music – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Donna Kelly Few talk show hosts can boast the popularity or respect of Sir Michael Parkinson. Since 1963, Parkinson (or "Parky" as he is better known) has become a firm fixture on British TV screens, most notably for his television talk show, Parkinson which ran from 1971 to 1982 and from 1998 to 2007. Following the success of his last UK ...

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Lennon: Through A Glass Onion – Charter Theatre, Preston

Lennon: Through A Glass Onion

Writer/ Director: John Waters Reviewer: Marie Smith   Following its Off Broadway New York Success, this celebration of the genius and music of John Lennon comes to Preston. Part concert, part biography and part monologue, Liverpool's Daniel Taylor reveals the essence of the life and sheer talent of one of the world’s most treasured and well-loved icons, John Lennon. This ...

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Let it Be – Theatre Royal Plymouth

Cast of Let It Be Tour 2016

Creative Supervisor: Keith Strachan Sound Designer: Mike Whyte Musical Director: John Maher Reviewer: Karen Bussell Tracking the changing sounds and fashions from The Cavern through hallucinogenic halcyon days to Abbey Road, Let It Be encapsulates – for a couple of hours at least – what itmight have been like to have been there at the rise of Liverpool'sfavourite sons. If ...

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PULSE FESTIVAL 2016: Jamie Wood – O No!

Jamie Wood - O No

Writer and Performer: Jamie Wood Reviewer: Glen Pearce Venue: New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich   Midway through any festival we all need some sunshine in our lives, and Jamie Wood offers it. A melange of wild hair, beard and nappy, Wood opens his show with the instruction to ‘Take the sun and pass it round’ as a giant yellow gym ball ...

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Lennon Through A Glass Onion – Epstein Theatre, Liverpool

Lennon Through A Glass Onion Artwork

Writer/Director: John R. Waters Reviewer: John Roberts Lennon Through A Glass Onion, may have finally landed in its spiritual home of Liverpool, but this production feels more like a solemn wake than a celebration of one of the city's most loved sons. John R. Waters’ production never really settles into a piece that can easily be categorised; it's not quite ...

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Let it Be – Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool

Music: John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison. Director: John Maher Reviewer: Reece O’Toole The music of the Beatles has been bringing people together for over 50 years. Starting out in the 1960s, the fab four from Liverpool captured the interests and hearts of many and are now known world wide. The production of Let It Be originally debuted back ...

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Lennon – Royal Court, Liverpool

Writer: Bob Eaton Director: Bob Eaton Reviewer: Laura Orton Following rave reviews in 2010 and 2013, with pleas for it’s return, Lennon is back with a score of some of the most famous and best loved songs in history. Covering the life and death of The Beatles most famous and (arguably) most talented member John Lennon, this production takes you ...

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