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The Mikado – Exeter Northcott Theatre

Three Men Laughing

Writers and composers : Gilbert and Sullivan Director: Sasha Regan Reviewer: Marina Spark All male casts are often used to bring a fresh approach to classics and generally find success at least owing in part to the novelty of a drag act. Sasha Regan’s all-male The Mikado or The Town Of Titipu exceeds these normal successes and delivers Gilbert and ...

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Patience – Exeter Northcott Theatre, Exeter

Company Members on stage in front of a woodland backdrop

Writers and composers : Gilbert and Sullivan Director: Liam Steel Reviewer: Marina Spark Exeter Northcott Theatre is home to English Touring Opera’s first production of a Gilbert and Sullivan Opera this week and Exeter is in for a treat. The ever popular and timeless satire of light opera’s most famous duo shrines brightly in this production, which is one of ...

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Barbershopera: The Three Musketeers – Drum Theatre, Theatre Royal Plymouth

Music &Lyrics: Rob Castell &Tom Sadler Director: Sarah Tipple Musical Director: Rob Castell Reviewer: Marina Spark [Rating:4.5] Astounding a cappella and rhythmic revelry are abound in Barbershopera Productions’ Christmas run. Barbershopera: The Three Musketeers is a novel and tongue in cheek take on the classic tale by Alexandre Dumas. The traditional story is pulled apart and hilariously reconstructed in a ...

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