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Jersey Boys – Milton Keynes Theatre

`Music: Bob Gaudio Lyrics: Bob Crewe Book: Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice Director: Des McAnuff Reviewer: Maggie Constable Oh What a Night! indeed. Jersey Boys, the show which has been delighting more than19 million people globally for some time and is the winner of 50+ awards, is touring the U.K for the first time and flies into Milton Keynes this ...

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The Full Monty – Milton Keynes Theatre

Director: Roger Haines Writer: Simon Beaufoy Reviewer: Maggie Constable Milton Keynes Theatre has done it again! The Full Monty, a major hit with cinema goers in 1997, drops everything (not quite!) to appear this week! The show deals with six unemployed Sheffield steel workers who have absolutely nothing to lose in every sense. Now the guys are back and this ...

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Peter Pan the Panto – Milton Keynes Theatre

Director: Cal McCytstal Writer: J. M. Barrie Adapter by Eric Potts Reviewer: Maggie Constable Tick tock Tick tock! What do we hear coming? Yes, it’s the dreaded sound of the croc in Milton Keynes’ fab, fun Xmas panto this year. Bradley Walsh returns to Milton Keynes’ Never Never Land as Smee after a gap of seven years, joined by none ...

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Swan Lake – Milton Keynes Theatre

Director: Tamara Rojo Music: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky Choreographer: Derek Deane after Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov (Additional Choreography: Frederick Ashton) Reviewer: Maggie Constable Prior to a West End run English National Ballet brings us its wonderful production of the much loved and acclaimed Swan Lake under the artistic direction of Tamara Rojo, who also dances in some performances. This is ...

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Dirty Dancing – Milton Keynes Theatre

Writer: Eleanor Bergstein Director: Sarah Tipple Choreographer: Kate Champion Reviewer: Maggie Constable Dirty Dancing, the stage musical based on the iconic 1980s film written by Eleanor Bergstein, has sashayed its way smoothly back into Milton Keynes this week Producer Karl Sydow has said, “We are so pleased to be returning to Milton Keynes where the record-breaking first ever national tour ...

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The Mousetrap – Milton Keynes Theatre

Writer: Agatha Christie Director: Ian Watt Smith Reviewer: Jennie Philpot Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap is known the world over. From a play studied in many a school classroom to becoming the world’s longest running stage production; since 1952 this classic ‘whodunit’ has perplexed many a would-be detective! When Mollie Ralston (played wonderfully by Helen Clapp) and her husband decide to ...

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Top Hat – Milton Keynes Theatre

Book: Dwight Taylor and Allan Scott Music and Lyrics: Irving Berlin Director: Matthew White Reviewer: Natasha Hegarty Fresh from its successful West End run and on the back of winning three Olivier Awards, Top Hat entertains in every possible way. The musical is an adaptation of the 1935 film, which starred Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers and was nominated for ...

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Rock of Ages – Milton Keynes Theatre

Writer: Chris D’Arienzo Director: Kristin Hanggi Reviewer: Maggie Constable You will feel you want to be donning the lycra and the leg warmers this week when award-winning Rock Of Ages The Musical hits Milton Keynes Theatre with a big 1980s bang and hair to match! No doubt you will also be tapping those toes, doing a bit of air guitar ...

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