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Cinderella – The Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch

Writer: Andrew Pollard Director: Martin Berry Musical Director: Joshua Goodman Choreographer: Liz Marsh Reviewer: Michael Gray “Well it’s good, but it’s not what I’d call traditional…” proclaimed the elderly lady just along the row. She has a point. Andrew Pollard’s script has more than a few novel touches. Baron Hardup has expired, leaving his wicked widow free to bully poor ...

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Peter Pan in Scarlet – New Vic Theatre, Newcastle under Lyme

Peter Pan In Scarlett Poster Image

Writer: Geraldine McCaughrean Adaptor/Director: Theresa Heskins Reviewer: Carol Lovatt Everyone knows the story of Peter Pan, or so it seems. The story of a little boy who can fly and lives in Neverland along with other lost boys and Tinkerbell and her mischievous band of fairies. Peter’s days are spent making Captain Hook’s life as problematic as possible while creating ...

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Robin Hood & Marian – The New Vic Theatre, Newcastle under Lyme

Robin Hood and Maid Marian

Adaptor and Director: Teresa Heskins Reviewer: Carol Lovatt   It is fair to say that the festive season is clearly upon us when The New Vic Theatre launches its big (and popular) Christmas production, which this year, happens to be the story of Robin Hood and Marian. Linking it in with the fact that the Magna Carta is 800 years ...

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NEWS: Cusack and McAleer to star in Bodinetz’s production of Juno and the Paycock

Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse’s artistic director Gemma Bodinetz will direct Niamh Cussack and Des McAleer in a revival of Sean O’Casey’s Juno and the Paycock in a co-production between the Liverpool Theatres and Bristol Old Vic. Juno and the Paycock features O’Casey’s trademark mix of comic double acts, political upheavals, domestic longings, and characters who are never far away from ...

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Edinburgh Fringe: The Curious Scrapbook of Josephine Bean – Traverse @Scottish Book Trust

Creator, Designer and Performer: Shona Reppe Director: Gill Robertson Sound Design: Danny Krass Video Artist: Jonathan Charles Reviewer: Val Baskott [rating: 4.5] Shona Reppe has created a delectable, engrossing entertainment for the over 7s which charms adults too in The Curious Scrapbook of Josephine Bean. Quietly introducing herself as a doctor of scrapology she explains her mission to discover the ...

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