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The Full Monty – The Mayflower, Southampton

Writer: Simon Beaufoy Director: Daniel Evans Choreographer: Steve Hoggett Reviewer: Kerri Peck [Rating:4.5]   This is the endearing tale of a motley group of redundant steelworkers in Sheffield during the Eighties, who are convinced by the lead character, Gaz, that the best way for them to make some money is to perform a Chippendales-style show. The story first came to ...

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The Full Monty – The Lowry, Salford

Writer: Simon Beaufoy Director: Daniel Evans Reviewer: Craig Hepworth [Rating:5] Simon Beaufoy’s stage adaptation of his hit British film The Full Monty feels almost like a homecoming, after all this is not the first time those stripping steel workers have been given the stage treatment. However the last one relocated the action to the US and was an all singing ...

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The Full Monty, Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: Simon Beaufoy Music: Ben and Max Ringham Director: Daniel Evans Reviewer: Claire McAllister [Rating:4.5] The Full Monty will make you believe in miracles all over again with the six “bums of steel”. The play dramatises highlights from the BAFTA award-winning 1997 British film which indulges in black humour of economic struggles in Sheffield. It's gloriously unrefined. Poverty bonds six ...

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The Full Monty- Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Writer: Simon Beaufoy Director: Daniel Evans Reviewer: Nathanael Kent [rating:4] Sheffield Theatres is on a roll. After a West End transfer of Democracy and a sell-out revival of My Fair Lady starring Dominic West, artistic director Daniel Evans has gone back to his theatre’s regional roots by staging a highly enjoyable production of The Full Monty, in a version by ...

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The Full Monty – Bristol Hippodrome

Writer: Simon Beaufoy Director: Daniel Evans Reviewer: Shane Morgan [rating:5] In 1997, a small British film about a group of unemployed steel workers in Sheffield won the hearts of millions internationally. Now, in 2013, the stage version is set to do exactly the same. For the uninitiated, we are mid-Thatcher administration and the financial and political belt is pulled tight. ...

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The Full Monty – Birmingham Hippodrome

Writer: Simon Beaufoy Director: Daniel Evans Reviewer: Selwyn Knight [rating:4.5] The audience at the Birmingham Hippodrome came expecting a good time – and this is what they got in spades. Most will know at least the outline of the plot of the 1997 film of the same name, also penned by Simon Beaufoy – during a time of austerity, a ...

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The Full Monty – Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield

Writer: Simon Beaufoy Music: Ben and Max Ringham Director: Daniel Evans Reviewer: Fran Winter [Rating:4] “Ask him why he’s called horse?”…..”Well it’s not like he runs the Grand National is it?” 16 years after the release of the film, Sheffield sees the return of The Full Monty to its home town, in a production led by Artistic Director Daniel Evans. ...

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