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Swallows and Amazons – York Theatre Royal

Writer: Arthur Ransome Adapted by: Helen Edmundson Composer: Neil Hannon Co-Directors: Damian Cruden, John R. Wilkinson Designer: Katie Sykes Musical Director: Kieran Buckeridge Reviewer: Ron Simpson Arthur Ransome’s classic children’s novel, published in 1930, presents three major problems in stage adaptation and performance. Much of the action involves careering about in small boats; the main characters are all children, the youngest ...

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Swallows and Amazons – Theatre Royal, York

Writer: Arthur Ransome Adapter: Helen Edmundson Composer: Neil Hannon Co-Directors:  Damian Cruden, John R. Wilkinson Designer: Katie Sykes Musical Director: Kieran Buckeridge Reviewer: Ron Simpson Arthur Ransome’s classic children’s novel, published in 1930, presents three major problems in stage adaptation and performance. Much of the action involves careering about in small boats; the main characters are all children, the youngest ...

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Alexander Armstrong: A Year of Songs Live – Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Alexander Armstrong: A Year of Songs Live

Reviewer: Selwyn Knight Many people will know Alexander Armstrong as one half of Armstrong and Miller, the comedy double act, or as the presenter, with Richard Osman, of BBC’s daytime quiz show, Pointless. What hasn’t been as well known up to now is that he is also a classically trained singer: he obtained a music scholarship to Durham School and ...

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