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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs – The Lyceum, Sheffield

Writer and Director: Paul Hendy Musical Director: Francis Goodhand Choreographer: Sarah Langley Reviewer: Janet Jepson The Lyceum Theatre is well-known in the region for pulling out all the stops when it comes to pantomimes, and they just seem to get better and better. On the face of it, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs isn’t really an exciting story and ...

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Letters Live I – Freemasons’ Hall – London

Created by: Jamie Byng Director: Sam Hunter Reviewer: Deborah Parry It is safe to say that the art of letter writing, certainly when done by hand, is heading in the direction of extinction. The way that we communicate with one another is constantly evolving; we're far more likely to send Whatsapp messages to a loved one than two heartfelt pages ...

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Spamalot – Theatre Royal, Brighton

Book, Lyrics and Music: Eric Idle Composer: John Du Prez Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: Jo Payne   Looking on the bright side? This show will help you do that and more through a huge variety of music, jokes and characters. Jam-packed with the silliness which one expects from the Monty Python clan, Spamalot contains plenty of boobs, bums and toilet-related ...

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Michael Palin: Travelling to Work, Grand Opera House, York

Writer: Michael Palin Reviewer: Audrey Pointer Palin is Yorkshire’s own Python, a Sheffield lad who, along with the other talented members of the Monty Python team, created a cosmos of comedy that was original, anarchic and surreal, or what might now be called “a bit random”. Post-Python, Michael reinvented himself as a TV travel presenter and writer, becoming, in effect, ...

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