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The Songbook of Judy Garland – The Palace Theatre, Manchester

Director: Christopher Manoe Reviewer: Rebecca Cohen She is a Hollywood great, a true icon, and a talent whose magic on screen and stage is as powerful now as it was years ago. Safe to say then, that portraying and celebrating the achievements of the one and only Judy Garland is no easy task. And yet The Songbook of Judy Garland ...

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Judy – The Songbook of Judy Garland – Alhambra, Bradford

Director: Christopher Manoe Creative Director: Arlene Phillips Choreographer: Richard Roe Musical Director: Colin Freeman Reviewer: Laura Stimpson You know that rare occasion when you see a show that you just know you’ll remember forever? Well this is it! There’s something truly magical about listening to stories of musical Hollywood legends by someone who knew them. But when the person in ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 minutes with Louise Dearman

West End leading lady Louise Dearman joins Judy Garland’s daughter Lorna Luft and TV star Ray Quinn in The Songbook of Judy Garland, celebrating the life and songs of the Hollywood legend the show is just about to embark on a UK tour. TPR Scotland’s Fraser MacDonaldmanaged to grab ten minutes with the star in between rehearsals. FM: Louise, can ...

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Dick Whittington – Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent

Writer: Eric Potts Co-Directors: Jonathon Wilkes &Christian Patterson Reviewer: Matthew Bagnall   “Ay up me ducks”. Panto season has returned to Stoke-on-Trent for another year with the tale of Dick Whittington. Be prepared for laughs, dances, sing-alongs, and some classic ‘Stokie’ jokes! The Regent Theatre have a reputation for sharing fun, exciting and interactive pantomimes, produced by First Family Entertainment ...

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WHAT’S HOT: Week beginning Monday 5th May

Can you believe it? We are in May already! The 7th May will see us celebrate our 7th Birthday here at TPR but there are also lots of things to celebrate happening in the theatres up and down the UK and in Ireland. As always we love to communicate with you, our readers through the comments section below, on Twitter ...

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Bond and Beyond – Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Performed by The London Concert Orchestra Big Band Conductor: John Rigby Reviewer: James Garrington Beautiful women, fabulous special effects, fancy gadgets, exotic locations; everyone has their own view of what makes a Bond movie special. It is over fifty years since the first Bond movie appeared on our screens in 1962, featuring Sean Connery and the famous scene with Ursula ...

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Movies and Musicals – Apollo Victoria, London

Reviewer: Fran Beaton [rating:4.5] What a delightful way to spend an evening. Movies and Musicals at the Apollo Victoria theatre sees some of the biggest names in musical theatre take to the stage alongside the LGS orchestra and the West End gospel choir, charging through classics from Les Miserables, Phantom, and Rent as well as movie classics such as the ...

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West End Heroes – Dominion Theatre, London

Reviewer: Kat Pope [rating:5] Keeping people standing outside in the foyer for well over half an hour isn’t a good start to any evening, but people were forgiving for last night’s West End Heroes as it was a one-off charity gala concert for Help for Heroes on the stage where We Will Rock You has lived for over a decade. ...

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