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FILM REVIEW: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Writer and Director: Ol Parker Songs: Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus Reviewer: Stephen Bates Our wonderful Summer has just got even sunnier. It’s time to forget about high art and think about guilty pleasures, time to take another trip back musically to an era of dancing queens and disco kings, time to take in the warm sea breezes and bask ...

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Fiddler On The Roof – Chichester Festival Theatre

Book: Joseph Stein Music: Jerry Bock Lyrics: Sheldon Harnick Director: Daniel Evans Reviewer: Bill Avenell It is a nice touch of Chichester to provide a real live fiddler on the roof of the Festival Theatre to welcome the audience at last night’s show. The said fiddler, a very accomplished Darius Luke Thompson, was forced from his lofty perch by the ...

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Letters Live I – Freemasons’ Hall – London

Created by: Jamie Byng Director: Sam Hunter Reviewer: Deborah Parry It is safe to say that the art of letter writing, certainly when done by hand, is heading in the direction of extinction. The way that we communicate with one another is constantly evolving; we’re far more likely to send Whatsapp messages to a loved one than two heartfelt pages ...

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The Public Reviews 2014 Preview: Part II

In our second instalment of our 2014 previews our regional editors in Scotland, Central and South West talk us through the productions that are getting them excited throughout the year. SCOTLAND: Lauren Humphries The temperature is falling, the urge to hibernate is strong but 2014 promises to be a knockout year in Scottish theatre. You’d be forgiven for thinking that ...

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The Shawshank Redemption – Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Writer: Stephen King Adaptor: Owen O’Neil &Dace Johns Director: Lucy Pitman-Wallace Reviewer: John Roberts [Rating:4] This was always going to be a crowd puller, not only bringing one of the movie industries biggest cult films to the stage, but when you fill it with some of the biggest names in the comedy circuit (Omid Djalili and Terry Alderton) and also ...

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Omid Djalili – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Paul Downham [rating:4] Omid Djalili played the Lowry in Salford in the 2nd of two test performances prior to a new UK tour and on the evidence of last night it’s set to be another hit for this Iranian comedian with an extensive CV including appearing in three of the highest grossing movies of all time. Djalili was supported ...

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