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Sinatra: Raw – Live at Zedel, London

Created and directed by: Richard Shelton Reviewer: Maryam Philpott There are plenty of Frank Sinatra impersonators out there, but there is only one Richard Shelton. With the popularity of touring shows including Rat Pack and its spin-off sequels including Christmas with the Rat Pack and The Rat Pack: Live in Las Vegas, as well as any number of tribute acts this is ...

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Linda Glick: Teach me Tonight – Live at Zedel, London

Reviewer: Maryam Philpott Most cabaret shows essential boil down to love – romantic love, self-love, love of musical theatre – and the format barely changes, a few songs, some anecdotes and a loose theme to string it all together. Off-Broadway star Linda Glick makes her Zedel debut with Teach Me Tonight a very traditional cabaret show, with plenty of sentimental love ...

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The Clementine Show – Live at Zedel, London

Writer and Director: Mark Mander Reviewer: Maryam Philpott With so many cabaret shows on offer you think you’ve seen it all, and most of them are just a variation on a theme, a selection of show tunes and popular numbers arranged around a particular story possibly with some comedy sketches in between. But into a crowded marketplace comes a brand-new ...

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Jeremiah James: Choose Love  – Live at Zedel, London

Musical Director: Andrew Hopkins Reviewer: Maryam Philpott In less than three weeks’ time, Jeremiah James’ new musical It Happened in Key West premieres in London, celebrating the strength and joy of true love. As a warm-up, James presents his own romantic ‘retrospective’ Choose LoveLive at Zedel, showcasing his vocal talents by uniting some of his favourite love songs as well as ...

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I Wish My Life Were Like a Musical – Live at Zedel, London

Composer: Alexander Bermange Director: Paul Foster Reviewer: Maryam Philpott There’s nothing more exciting than a night at the theatre; whether you go all the time or once in a while, as the curtain rises we love to lose ourselves in completely new worlds. But sometimes the backstage world of diva tantrums, understudy sabotage and cruel directors can be just as ...

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Dad’s Army Radio Hour – Live at Zedel, London

Writers: David Croft and Jimmy Perry Director: Owen Lewis Reviewer: Maryam Philpott The writing partnership of David Croft and Jimmy Perry created some of the finest and best loved British sitcoms of the last 50 years. Each show brought together a collection of hapless characters who get themselves into weekly farcical scrapes that across their output somehow united the opposing ...

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Maria Friedman: Lenny and Steve, Live at Zédel, London

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Musical Director: Jason Carr Reviewer: Scott Matthewman Maria Friedman has come to be regarded as one of Britain’s foremost interpreters of Stephen Sondheim – both as actor and, more recently, a director, with her revival of Merrily We Roll Along. Her directing career – continuing with Stepping Out at the Vaudeville Theatre and a forthcoming musical by Jonathan Harvey based ...

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There’s No Place Like – Brasserie Zédel, London

Writer: Lilac Yosiphon Directors: Marianne Mayer and Mike Cole Reviewer: Scott Matthewman The nature of the concept of ‘home’ is a fertile one for theatre. In Lilac Yosiphon’s play, home as a physical location is played against the hunt for a sense of home by immigrant communities, as well the possibility that home is a more metaphorical concept, being where ...

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