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The MGM Story – Upstairs at the Gatehouse, London

Writer: Chris Burgess Director and Choreographer: Matthew Cole Musical Director: Charlie Ingles Reviewer: Karl O’Doherty Expecting a catalogue show of classic MGM numbers is a good enough reason to make the trip up the Highgate hill to see this. However, that expectation will be cracked wide apart by an intelligent, very interesting and sweet look at one of the powerhouses ...

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Tommy – Greenwich Theatre, London

Book, Music and Lyrics by: Pete Townsend Book by: Des McAnuff Director: Michael Strassen Reviewer: Scott Stait Based around The Who’s 1969 concept album, Tommy tells the story of a boy suffering from sensory deprivation in a world that doesn’t understand him. Following a tortured and misguided youth, by some twist of fate he miraculously regains his sight, speech and ...

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Propaganda Swing – Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Writer: Peter Arnott Director: Hamish Glen Reviewer: Selwyn Knight Nazi Germany understood the need for a propaganda war to support the physical war as they sought to dishearten the allies and break their spirit. Central to this was, of course, the “Germany Calling, Germany Calling” broadcasts of William Joyce – Lord Haw Haw – but his rhetoric was somewhat dry ...

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When Midnight Strikes – Upstairs at the Gatehouse, London

Book and lyrics: Kevin Hammonds Music: Charles Miller Directors: Grant Murphy and Damian Sandys Reviewer: Ian Foster [rating:4] Abigail may have been the one holding the party in the 70s but on millennium Eve, it is Jennifer West who is the hostess with the mostess as she invites friends and family over for a dinner party in her swanky Manhattan ...

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