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Monty Python’s Spamalot – Playhouse Theatre, London

Writer: Eric Idle Composers: Eric Idle &John Du Prez Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: Tom Finch [rating:4] Since originally opening on Broadway in 2005 (and winning the Tony for Best Musical) Monty Python’s Spamalot has become a sure thing for a good night for lovers of Monty Python and musicals alike. For anyone who is not familiar with the show it ...

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NEWS: Dennis and Davis Venture To Spamalot

Comedian and actor Les Dennis will be reunited with his Life’s Too Short co-star, film and TV actor Warwick Davis, when they star together as King Arthur and Patsy in Monty Python’s Spamalot at the Playhouse Theatre, in Warwick Davis’ West End debut. Les Dennis starts his Holy Quest as King Arthur on Saturday 3rd August. Dennis said; "As a ...

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Jigsy – Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool

Writer: Tony Staveacre Director: Hannah Chissick Reviewer: Jamie Gaskin [Rating:3.5] Comedy is a very serious business. And for comedians it can be a seriously lonely business.So it is for Jigsy a fading club comedian whose need to perform has estranged him from his family and left him clutching at straws and pints of mild. Les Dennis is quite at home ...

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Edinburgh Fringe : Jigsy – Assembly Rooms

Writer: Tony Staveacre Director: Hanah Chissick Reviewer: John Roberts [Rating:3.5] It is 1997 and Cilla Black is playing through the speakers while pictures of Frank Carson, Cannon &Ball and Ken Dodd hang on the wall of this fading Livapudlian working man’s club, a strongly designed set by Hannah DeWinton’s that evokes the era, location and atmosphere perfectly almost stealing the ...

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Legally Blonde – The Mayflower, Southampton

Music and Lyrics: Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin Director &Choreographer: Jerry Mitchell Reviewer: Jim Nicholson [rating:4]   The touring version of Legally Blonde is in pretty good shape. It may not have the scale, preciseness and overall quality of the West End version but the music and book will always win through with this show sending the punters home more ...

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Legally Blonde The Musical – Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Music and Lyrics: Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin Book: Heather Hatch Director &Choreographer: Jerry Mitchell Reviewer: Victoria Bawtree [rating:4.5]   Join the festival of pink at the Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury as Legally Blonde: The Musical hits the UK in a national tour. While the cheesy grins and ditsy glamour can’t fail to raise a smile, the (albeit unlikely) story hides ...

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