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The Woman in Black – The Lowry, Salford

Writer: Susan Hill Adaptor: Stephen Mallatratt Director: Robin Herford Reviewer: Paul Downham [rating:4.5] Now playing its 25th year in the West End, it is very easy to see just why The Woman in Black has stood the test of time and will continue to haunt theatres for many years to come. Marrying humour perfectly with spine chilling moments and a ...

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Clockheart Boy- Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith

Director: Michael Bryher Writer: Sam Gayton, based on an original idea by Sam Gayton, Nicola Cutcher and Hester Bond. Reviewer: Elizabeth Vile [rating:3.5] After a successful run at the Edinburgh Festival Dumbshow’s thought provoking and fun children’s production has come to the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith for two nights.After a young boy is found washed up on a beach by a ...

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FEATURE: An awfully big adventure for new Peter Pan musical

A new musical version of JM Barrie’s classic tale Peter Pan had a workshop presentation this week – but does it improve on the tale’s panto and Disney-dominated past? Benjamin Vivian-Jones reports. There are so many versions of Peter Pan, originally adapted into a stage playin 1904, only two years after Pan’s first appearance in JM Barrie’s adult novelThe Little ...

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