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Beautiful – The Carole King Musical – Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Book: Douglas McGrath Music / Lyrics: Gerry Goffin, Carole King, Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil Director: Marc Bruni Reviewer: Helen Tope Tapestry is no ordinary record. A chronicle of heartbreak and hope, even forty years after its release in 1971, it continues to speak to men and women about the nature of love. Carole King’s remarkable album is just part of ...

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – Birmingham Hippodrome

Writer:  Simon Stephens, based on the novel by Mark Haddon Director: Marianne Elliott Reviewer: John Kennedy Awash with deserved accolades and awards, this National Theatre adaptation of Mark Haddon’s best-selling novel has a devilishly inventive conceit to contend with. How the hell will they stage it? With a narrator and ensemble chorus worthy of a Greek tragi-comedy and technical prowess ...

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Guys and Dolls – Liverpool Empire Theatre

Music &Lyrics: Frank Loesser Book: Abe Burrows &Jo Swerling Director: Gordon Greenberg Reviewer: Charlie Senate     The Olivier Award nominated West End revival of Loesser and Burrows’ much-loved Guys and Dolls has opened the second leg of its UK tour at Liverpool’s Empire Theatre with a new cast, and it sure seems like the entire city just rolled sevens. ...

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Top Hat – Festival Theatre,Edinburgh

Adaptation: Matthew White &Howard Jacques Music &Lyrics: Irving Berlin Director: Matthew White Reviewer: Dominic Corr With the wind of three Olivier Awards fresh on its heels Top Hat has every reason to be proud of their own twinkle toes, Alan Burkitt. Adapted from the 1935 film of the same name and perhaps best known outing of Fred Astaire and Ginger ...

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Top Hat – Milton Keynes Theatre

Book: Dwight Taylor and Allan Scott Music and Lyrics: Irving Berlin Director: Matthew White Reviewer: Natasha Hegarty Fresh from its successful West End run and on the back of winning three Olivier Awards, Top Hat entertains in every possible way. The musical is an adaptation of the 1935 film, which starred Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers and was nominated for ...

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NEWS: ITV official TV partner for 2014 Olivier Awards

ITV will be the official television broadcast partner for the 38th Olivier Awards with MasterCard, the UK's highest stage honours, which take place on Sunday 13 April 2014 at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. ITV will be screening an Olivier Awards ceremony highlights programme, to be broadcast on the night shortly after the ceremony. Exact broadcast time will be ...

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