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The Magic Flute – Bristol Hippodrome

Music: W. A. Mozart Libretto: Emanuel Schikaneder (t: Jeremy Sams) Conductor: Damian Iorio Reviewer: Ivana Galapcheva It may have been played consistently for over 200 years, but very few times in its history has Mozart’s The Magic Flute seen its hero, Tamino, start proceedings by battling a giant lobster. Bristol’s Hippodrome provided the setting for Thursday’s performance, offering an intimate ...

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INTERVIEW: Gareth Weedon – MD, Jersey Boys tour

Currently touring the UK with hit musical Jersey Boys, Executive Editor John Roberts catches up with a very busy and highly in demand musical director Gareth Weedon about the show, future projects and what needs to change in the industry. How did you become a musical director? I’ve always been involved in music from a young age, I’ve done local ...

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30 Million Minutes – Venue Cymru, Llandudno

Writer: Dawn French Director: Michael Grandage Reviewer: John Roberts 30 Million Minutes or as close to 56 years as you are likely to get, is the title to Dawn French’s touching and often hilarious one woman show which charts a side of the comic’s life which we very often don’t get change to see. 30 Million Minutes doesn’t cover her ...

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NEWS: Rhys Ifans brings star appeal to new kids show at Venue Cymru

Children in North Wales will be treated to a very special performance when the first ever Welsh language production of Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf (Pedr a’r Blaidd) arrives at Venue Cymru in Llandudno – complete with Hollywood star appeal. Ensemble Cymru’s 30-piece orchestra will bring this much loved children’s classic to life live on stage featuring the voice of ...

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Blood Brothers – Venue Cymru, Llandudno

Book/Music/Lyrics: Willy Russell Director: Bob Tomson &Bill Kenwright Reviewer: Sarah O’Toole [rating:4.5] “And do we blame superstition for what came to pass? Or could it be what we have come to know as class?” Even 28 years since this line was first said out loud on a stage, Willy Russell’s long running musical hit, still strikes a chord with its ...

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