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Momentous Musicals – New Wimbledon Theatre, London

Director: John Garfield-Roberts Musical Director: George Dyer Reviewer: Lucy Thackray [rating:4] Momentous Musicals is, as the title suggests, a concert of favourite show tunes. Set to tour around four UK locations, the show has Pop Idol's Gareth Gates smiling smugly down from the posters, but don't let that put you off - a closer glance at the billing reveals Phantom ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 minutes with John Owen-Jones

John Owen-Jones is an actor and tenor most famous for starring in Les Misérables and The Phantom of the Opera in the West End and on tour. From Burry Port in South Wales, Owen-Jones trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama before becoming the youngest ever actor to play Jean Valjean aged just 26. He has since been ...

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CD REVIEW: Momentous Musicals

Reviewer: LucyThackray [rating:4] Momentous Musicals was a one-off event in July 2012 which brought together musical theatre stars Gareth Gates, Rachael Wooding, Emma Williams and Jonathan Ansell at the New Wimbledon Theatre for an explosive night of 'songs from the shows'. This live recording fizzes with energy as Wooding kicks off with One Night Only from Dreamgirls (made most famous ...

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NEWS: Casting complete for UK Tour of Momentous Musicals

Following our previous news story about the UK tour of Momentous Musicals starring Gareth Gates and Rachael Wooding. Today Speckulation Entertainment have released the rest of this year’s line up for the “Sophisticated homage” to Musical Theatre. Joining the cast will be the award winning, record breaking John Owen-Jones (Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserablés) and Ex West End Elphaba ...

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NEWS: Momentous Musicals set for UK Tour

Following its sell out and critically acclaimed world premiere at the New Wimbledon Theatre in July 2012, (read our review here) Momentous Musicals staring Gareth Gates and Rachael Wooding will tour the UK for four dates in July this year. The musical concert which celebrates the biggest and best of musical theatre will open with a brand new show at ...

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Momentous Musicals – New Wimbledon Theatre, London

Director: John Garfield-Roberts Reviewer: Jonathan Grant [rating:4.5] A full house at Wimbledon lent an air of great expectation to this inaugural show of musical theatre classics from innovative producers, Speckulation Entertainment. With an eye to ticket sales as well as production values, Gareth Gates topped the bill supported by leading West End talent. Rachael Wooding opened, appropriately with One Night ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 Minutes with Emma Williams

The Olivier-award nominee andLove StoryandChitty Chitty Bang Bangactress is set to appear in a one-off concert of great musical theatre songs on 19 July,Momentous Musicals. Lucy Thackray caught up with her to talk exciting workshops, dream rôles and an unconventional start in theatre... You’re in a show calledMomentous Musicalsat the New Wimbledon Theatre next week – are you excited? Yes, ...

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