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Red Riding Hood – Pleasance Theatre, London

The cast of Red Riding Hood at Plesance Theatre

Book and Lyrics: Jake Brunger Music and Lyrics: Pippa Cleary Director: Kate Golledge Reviewer: Maryam Philpott   Red Riding Hood is one of the darkest children’s tales; the story alone, with its focus on grandma gobbling and big bad wolves, gives it one of the most sinister plots, while looking again as an adult you can see it as a ...

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CD REVIEW: You Are Home – The Songs of Anderson and Petty

Reviewer: Ian Foster Songbook albums can be difficult beasts – composers can often find themselves caught between trying to compile a thematically coherent collection and demonstrating the breadth of their talent and it can be a difficult balance to find. Transatlantic writing duo Barry Anderson and Mark Petty, the catchily named Anderson &Petty, have erred towards the latter, not only ...

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John Bucchino and Friends – St.James’ Theatre Studio, London

Composer/Lyricist: John Bucchino Reviewer: Leon Paul [rating:5] Musical theatre composer John Bucchino returned to the London stage to perform songs from his catalogue of impressive &expressive repertoire, ably &at times movingly accompanied by a plethora of fantastic international performers.The informal cabaret evening held in the beautiful surroundings of The St James’ Theatre’s Studio was full to the brim with fellow ...

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NEWS: Cast announced for West End Transfer of Menier’s Merrily

The cast have been officially announced for the critically acclaimed West End transfer of the Menier Chocolate Factory’s production of Merrily We Roll Along. Directed by triple Olivier Award winner Maria Friedman, Stephen Sondheim’s musical will play a strictly limited 12 week season at The Harold Pinter Theatre from Tuesday 23rd April. Mark Umbers, Jenna Russel and Damian Humbly reprise ...

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