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The Return Of The Soldier, Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester

Book and lyrics:  Tim Sanders Music: Charles Miller Director: Charlotte Westerna Reviewer: Richard Hall As the Centenary of the end of The Great War approaches it is fitting that Manchester’s Hope Mill Theatre has chosen to mark this significant anniversary by programming this wonderful musical. It serves as a timely and deeply poignant reminder that when the Armistice was signed ...

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Priscilla Queen of the Desert the Musical – King’s Theatre, Glasgow

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Book: Stephan Elliot &Allan Scott Director: Simon Phillips Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys The Priscilla bus has rolled into town once again and Tick, Bernadette and Adam and their gloriously garish set of wheels continue to draw in the crowds, over 20 years after the classic movie and ten years since it's first appearance as a stage musical. The tale of three ...

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Priscilla Queen of the Desert – Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent

Book by: Stephan Elliott &Allan Scott Director: Simon Phillips Reviewer: Matthew Bagnall Go West darling… If you’re looking for some hot stuff this evening then Priscilla Queen of the Desert at the Regent Theatre might be just the musical for you. Based originally on the book by Stephan Elliott and Alan Scott and the film released in 2000, Priscilla is ...

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Priscilla Queen of the Desert – Opera House, Manchester

Book: Stephan Elliott &Allan Scott Director: Simon Phillips Reviewer: Luke Walker The word camp is often used in reviews of musicals. But it seems only an as yet to be newly inventedword could describe the heights of campness that Priscilla Queen of the Desert manages to achieve. This enormously fun show returns to Manchester just eighteen months since its last ...

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Saturday Night Fever – The New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Music and Lyrics: The Bee Gees Book adaptors: Robert Stigwood and Bill Oakes Director: Ryan McBryde Reviewer: James Garrington For those of us who grew up in the 1970s, the world of disco and flares is something that brings back memories – as does the music of the Bee Gees, hugely evocative of that period. Nowhere is this music more ...

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Saturday Night Fever – Milton Keynes Theatre

Adaptors: Robert Stigwood &Bill Oakes Music &Lyrics: The Bee Gees Director: Ryan McBryde Reviewer: Maggie Constable   Get that arm and the first finger ahoy and pointing ready to bust some moves, or at least watch them, for the iconic Saturday Night Fever is in town this week! When a certain John Travolta sashayed onto the dance floor in the ...

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Saturday Night Fever: Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

Adaptation: Robert Stigwood &Bill Oakes Music &Lyrics: The Bee Gees Director: Ryan McBryde Choreographer: Andrew Wright Designer: Simon Kenny Reviewer: Callum Stott It’s 1976, Disco’s at its prime, and one young man takes to the dancefloor with one goal, to become the disco king. Inspired by the 1977 film of the same name, Saturday Night Fever tells the story of ...

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Saturday Night Fever – Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Adaptation: Robert Stigwood &Bill Oakes Music &Lyrics: The Bee Gees Director: Ryan McBryde Choreographer: Andrew Wright Designer: Simon Kenny Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys 1976, Brooklyn. Tony Manero, a 19 year old New Yorker with a dead-end job and an extraordinary talent, is desperate to see the world outside of his borough and the only way out is through dance. This Theatre ...

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