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Totally Tina – Lyceum Theatre, Crewe

Totally Tina in Concert

Reviewer: Carol Lovatt Tina Turner, recreated so beautifully in the show Totally Tina and starring the exceptionally talented Justine Riddoch, arrived at the Crewe Lyceum Theatre with a truly heart-thumping offering jam-packed full of the energy and vibrancy so associated with the powerhouse American diva. The night promised to be a performance where the music was the star and it ...

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Cinderella – Crewe Lyceum Theatre

Gareth Gates and Adam C Booth in Cinderella at Crewe Lyceum

Writer: Alan McHugh Director: Stewart Nicholls Reviewer: John Roberts   Describing your show as “The Greatest Pantomime of them all” is a big assumption to live up to, but QDOS Entertainment and the Crewe Lyceum have more than lived up to the hype producing, in this production of Cinderella, what could be the best pantomime in the North West. Alan ...

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The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe – The Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

the lion the witch and the warddrobe cast edinburgh lyceum

Writer: C S Lewis Adapter: Theresa Heskins Director: Andrew Panton Lyricist: Scott Gilmour Reviewer: Dominic Corr The Royal Lyceum Theatre’s 50th anniversary year is continuing its successful rhythm. Closing the year out with its festive production of C.S Lewis’ The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe. The story is one most of us should be familiar with, the monumental classic ...

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Tipping The Velvet – Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: Laura Wade, from the novel by Sarah Waters Director: Lyndsey Turner Reviewer: Gareth Davies You may recall the frisson of controversy that came with the BBC's adaptation of Sarah Waters' Victorian drama in 2002. The novel is now adapted for the stage by Laura Wade, whose play Posh was recently turned into the film The Riot Club, in a ...

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Waiting for Godot – Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: Samuel Beckett Director: Mark Thomson Reviewer: Gareth Davies Edinburgh's Royal Lyceum Theatre opens its 50th anniversary season with a play that was deemed controversial when it opened in London 60 years ago. Since then Samuel Beckett'sWaiting for Godotmay have lost its reputation as an unstageable anti-drama – famously derided by one critic as a play in which nothing happens, ...

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INTERVIEW: Thom Southerland on The Smallest Show On Earth

He's the golden boy of musical theatre, gaining a reputation for re-imaginingmega large-scale musicals for studio spaces. Parade, State Fair, Titanic and Grand Hotel are already under Thom Southerland's belt, but now he brings his new adaptation on The Smallest Show On Earth to the stage. Ahead of the tour opening at Colchester's Mercury Theatre, Southerland spoke to Paul Couch ...

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Puttin’ on the Ritz – Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield

Show arranged by Spirit Productions Executive Producer: David King Reviewer: Janet Jepson It’s all glitter and sparkle, and a true journey back to the Golden Age of Hollywood at its best. The whole bedecked stage and cast of beautifully costumed dancers and singers epitomises the extravagant style of the 1920s and 1930s, proving that there really is “no business like ...

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Shrek – Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield

Book and Lyrics: David Lindsay-Abaire Music: Jeanine Tesori Tour Director: Nigel Harman Musical Director: Dave Rose Original Choreography: Josh Prince Reviewer: Fiona Hannon People of Sheffield booked their tickets to see Shrek – The Musical almost two years ago, and it was certainly worth the wait. This production is a complete joy from start to finish. Anyone who is familiar ...

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