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Jekyll and Hyde: The Musical – Floral Pavilion, New Brighton

Music/Lyrics: Frank Wildhorn Book/Lyrics: Leslie Bricusse Additional Lyrics: Steve Cuden Director: Elsie Kelly Reviewer: Vikki Goodwin As the autumn leaves begin to fall, and the nights draw in there are few plans better than spending an evening enveloped within the warm glow of the theatre. Halloween is just around the corner, and with that in mind something spine tingingly sinister ...

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Jekyll and Hyde the Musical – Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield

Writer: Leslie Bricusse Music: Frank Wildhorn, Lyrics: Frank Wildhorn, Leslie Bricusse and Steve Cuden Director: Mark Feakins Choreographer: Martin Scattergood Reviewer: Sheila Stratford The timeless thriller Jekyll and Hyde the Musical is based on Robert Louis Stevenson’s novel “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde”, which is set in Victorian London. Dr Jekyll maintains it is possible to ...

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Scrooge – The Mayflower, Southampton

Writer: Based on the novel A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens Director: Bob Tomson Reviewer: Naomi Stevens [rating:4] With a multitude of catchy numbers and a fabulously festive story, Scrooge contains the ingredients for an entertaining family production. Of course, the story is not a new one. A Christmas Carol, written by Charles Dickens, has been told in many forms ...

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CD: Jekyll and Hyde – 2012 Concept Recording

Music: Frank Wildhorn Lyrics: Leslie Bricusse Reviewer: Lizzie Yoxall [Rating:4] With 25 years since the original launch of Jekyll and Hyde, this 2012 concept recording of the well know musical is the 5th U.S. version to be recorded since 1999. Although it would be easy to dismiss it as a show CD that musical theatre fans already own, it is ...

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The Revenge of Sherlock Holmes – Hoxton Hall, London

Writer, Composer and Lyricist: Leslie Bricusse Director: Luke Fredericks Choreographer: Lee Proud Reviewer: Karl O’Doherty [rating:5] It begins from the moment you step through the doors into the old music hall. Cast members are up and about, walking through the incoming audience and guiding you to a seat, telling you that you are “In for a great show an’ no ...

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Victor/Victoria – Southwark Playhouse, London

Book: Blake Edwards Music: Henry Mancini Lyrics: Leslie Bricusse Director: Thom Southerland Reviewer: Ian Foster [rating:4] It is sad that the Southwark Playhouse will have to quit its current London Bridge premises as it has hit a vein of real good form allied to a growing understanding of how best to use the converted railway arches and particularly so with ...

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