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Club Tropicana – Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton

Writer: Michael Gyngell Directors:  Samuel Holmes and Nick Winston Reviewer: Selwyn Knight Under the leadership of business partners Serena and Robert, the Club Tropicana hotel has gone from strength to strength and is now a real contender for Hotel of the Year. However, with the arrival of the incognito inspector imminent, they realise too late that they’ve been the victim ...

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Club Tropicana – New Wimbledon Theatre, London

Writer: Michael Gyngell Directors:  Samuel Holmes and Nick Winston Reviewer:  Richard Maguire According to the song by 1980s band Wham!, Club Tropicana has it all. Free drinks. Fun and sunshine enough for everyone. All that’s missing, George and Andrew sing, is the sea. But this ‘80s jukebox musical of the same name is missing more than the sea. It also lacks ...

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Club Tropicana The Musical – Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Writer: Michael Gyngell Music: Greg Arrowsmith Director: Samuel Holmes Choreographer: Nick Winston Reviewer: Georgie Bird Club Tropicana The Musical delivers what anyone would expect – wonderfully cheesy 80s music, fun energetic choreography, and plenty of laughs. The set perfectly complements the music; loud, colourful and fun. The costumes are an adept reminder of the many questionable fashion choices in the ...

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Club Tropicana – The Musical – Bradford Alhambra

Writer: Book by Michael Gyngell Music: Greg Arrowsmith Director: Samuel Holmes & Nick Winston Choreographer: Nick Winston Reviewer: Sue Collier The narrative for Club Tropicana - The Musical is very simple. Serena jilts Olly on their wedding day, and they each go on holiday to Spain, accompanied by their friends. Lo and behold, they both stay at The Club Tropicana ...

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Grumpy Old Women: 50 Shades of Beige – The Lowry, Salford

Written by: Jenny Éclair Reviewer: Paul Downham Landing at The Lowry in their space shed the grumpy old women, namely Jenny Éclair, Kate Robbins and Susie Blake burst onto the stage complete with space helmets to a huge ovation from the audience, unsurprisingly made up predominantly of women, with just a few men dotted about, no doubt dragged kicking and ...

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Grumpy Old Women: Fifty Shades of Beige – The Lowry, Salford

Writers: Jenny Eclair, Susie Blake and Kate Robbins Reviewer: Dave Cunningham They may be old and grumpy but Jenny Eclair, Susie Blake and Kate Robbins know how to put a fresh live spin on an established comedy formula. The Grumpy Old Women format, as perfected on television, involves a panel of celebs putting forward what they claim to be common ...

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