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NEWS: Full cast announced for Robin Cousins’ Ice UK Tour

Full casting is announced by Jamie Wilson, Paul Elliott, Duncan C Weldon and Matthew Mitchell for the World Premiere of Robin Cousins' Ice. The national tour opens at Southampton Mayflower Theatre on Thursday 16 January 2014, ahead of a planned world tour. Robin Cousins, Olympic champion and Head Judge on ITV’s Dancing on Ice, has hand-picked the greatest ice skaters ...

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The Rocky Horror Show – Theatre Royal, Norwich

Writer: Richard O’ Brien Director: Christopher Luscobe Reviewer: Lu Greer [rating: 4.0] Celebrating their 40th year anniversary, The Rocky Horror Show returns to the Norwich Theatre Royal in all of its fishnet, feather boa and transvestite glory. Now firmly cemented in its place as a cult classic, the story of Brad and Janet becoming trapped in Frank-N-Furter’s castle for a ...

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Starlight Express – Theatre Royal, Norwich

Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber Lyrics: Richard Stilgoe Director and Choreography: Arlene Phillips Reviewer: Lu Greer [Rating:3]   The plot of Starlight Express certainly sets it apart from the average Lloyd Webber musical as it tells the tale of a group of toy trains in the mind of a little boy, all of which is brought to life by actors in ...

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The Ladykillers – Theatre Royal, Norwich

Writer: Graham Linehan Director: Sean Foley Reviewer: Lu Greer [rating:4.0]   The Ladykillers tells the somewhat infamous story of the sweet old lady unwittingly housing a gang of criminals as they plan to commit a robbery in which everything gradually goes wrong. This is a story which by now is widely known, which meant that this incarnation of the story ...

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The Woman in Black – Theatre Royal, Norwich

Writer: Susan Hill Adapted By: Stephen Mallatratt Director: Robin Herford Reviewer: Lu Greer [rating: 4] The Woman in Black is a two-man (and one spectre) show that moves from Arthur Kipps (Julian Forsyth) learning how to present his story for his friends and family, with the help of The Actor (Antony Eden), into a truly frightening tale of an old ...

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Twelfth Night – Theatre Royal, Norwich

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Edward Hall Reviewer: Lu Greer [rating:4] Boxing, tap dancing and fishnet stockings in Shakespeare – it can only mean that Propeller is back in town. This time around they’re reimagining Twelfth Night, the story of Viola, a young woman that loses her brother at sea, ends up pretending to be a man to work for a ...

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One Man, Two Guvnors – Theatre Royal, Norwich

Writer: Richard Bean Music: Grant Olding Director: Nicholas Hytner Reviewer: Glen Pearce [rating:4.5]   As theatre up and down the country ring to the sound of Pantomime, it is perhaps appropriate that audiences are also reveling in an updated commediadell'arte, the forerunner of pantomime. Not that those enjoying One Man, Two Guvnors would probably realise that’s what they’re watching – ...

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