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Crush – The Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Book: Maureen Chadwick Music and Lyrics: Kath Gotts Director: Anna Linstrum Reviewer: Selwyn Knight Dame Dorothea Dosserdale had a vision. She believed that girls are equally as important as boys and equally as able and should have the same opportunities to learn, develop and express themselves. She realised that dream in the progressive Dame Dorothea Dosserdale School for Girls, where ...

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PREVIEW: A look behind the scenes of perfectly spiffing new musical Crush

  The Belgrade Theatre Coventry recently celebrated a whopping 50 years of pioneering theatre and is keen to make a name for itself and get on the way to 50 more, so it was no surprise to hear they are co-championing another new musical, this time with Big Broad Productions. Crush, a schoolgirl romp set in a 1963 all-girl establishment, ...

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The Speed Twins – Riverside Studios, London

Writer: Maureen Chadwick Director: Simon Evans Reviewer: Andy Moseley [rating:2] The Gateways Club was a well kept secret for over thirty years, a venue that welcomed lesbians when the country didn’t. The club, or an afterlife version, is the setting for Maureen Chadwick’s new play. But this is not an affectionate look at the club, instead the setting is a ...

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