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Pageant – London Irish Centre

Book & Lyrics: Bill Russell and Frank Kelly Music: Albert Evans Director Bill Rusell Reviewer: Maryam Philpott One of the many ways that you can divide up the world is into pre- and post-Miss Congeniality, and for lovers of Miss World-style competitions and beauty pageants, this film from 2000 revelled in its snarling contestants and bitter has-beens, that has shaped ...

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The Pirates of Penzance – Theatre Royal, Bath

Writer: W.S. Gilbert &Arthur Sullivan Musical Director: David Griffiths Director: Sasha Regan Reviewer: Beth Steer Written in 1879, and one in a series of iconic productions by famous duo Gilbert and Sullivan, The Pirates of Penzance has been adapted and re-imagined across page, stage and screen for years. Accordingly, expectations for performances of the show are always high. And, directed ...

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The Fix – Union Theatre, London

Book and lyrics: John Dempsey Music: Dana P Rowe Director: Michael Strassen Reviewer: Ian Foster [rating:3] Staged and directed at the Union Theatre by Michael Strassen, whose award-winning production of Assassins played here in 2010, the plot of The Fix follows the Chandlers, a Kennedy-esque dynasty of political players. When presidential hopeful Senator Reed Chandler pops his clogs in flagrante ...

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