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West End Eurovision  –  Adelphi Theatre, London

Director:  Gareth Hulance Reviewer:  Richard Maguire As hotly anticipated as this year’s Eurovision is The West End Eurovision where seven London musicals battle it out for the best performance of a song that has featured in Europe’s biggest music competition. Indeed, with all the competitors’ glitter and sequins The West End Eurovision is camper than the real thing, and has enough abs ...

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Only Fools and Horses: The Musical – Theatre Royal Haymarket, London

Book, Lyrics and Music: Paul Whitehouse and Jim Sullivan Director: Caroline Jay Ranger Reviewer: Scott Matthewman For over twenty years, through sixty-four episodes across seven series and countless Christmas specials, Only Fools and Horsesaudiences watched Derek “Del Boy” Trotter selling knock-off goods that promised the world, but were ultimately a let-down. There is a new musical of Only Fools and ...

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INTERVIEW: Gwyneth Strong praises diverse roles for women ahead of her performance as Mrs Boyle in a new national tour of Agatha Christie’s classic, The Mousetrap

"I’m really looking forward to playing a bombastic, difficult woman," says former Only Fools and Horses actor Gwyneth Strong. Best known for her role as Cassandra, Rodney’s love interest in the BBC sitcom, Strong will star as the formidable Mrs Boyle in Agatha Christie’s classic murder mystery play, The Mousetrap. Now in its sixty-eighth year, the play is set to ...

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Quartet – Theatre Royal, Brighton

Writer: Ronald Harwood Director: Peter Rowe Reviewer: Cathy Swaby There has always been something compelling about a story that challenges our fear of mortality and growing old. Unlike the standard role of grandparent, wise bearded wizard or grumpy old man, it is refreshing when we are shown actors giving more guileless, positive impressions of being one step nearer the grave. ...

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Monster Raving Loony – The Drum, Theatre Royal Plymouth

joanna brookes samuel james and camilla beeput

Writer: James Graham Director: Simon Stokes Reviewer: Joan Phillips   Get ready for a tsunami of television revivals in James Graham’s very funny, new play, Monster Raving Loony. Graham continues to mine the previously overlooked era of post-war20th Century party politics and puts together a tremendous evening out from the most surprising events. In the National Theatre’s sell-out This House, ...

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Only Fools & Boycie – The Unity Theatre, Liverpool

Reviewer: Mark Smith John Challis AKA Boycie of ‘Only Fools and Horses’ fame presented a fascinating evening of insight and anecdote at The Unity theatre, Liverpool. It was interesting programming on behalf of the Unity and something I hope they will continue to do in the future as the sell out audience had a fantastic time in the company of ...

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Only Fools and … Boycie – The Public, West Bromwich

Reviewer: Selwyn Knight [rating:4] John Sullivan’s Only Fools And Horses first appeared on our TV screens in 1981, and made little impact at first. In one of the episodes, a slightly spivvish character, Boycie, appears selling a second hand car to Rodney. The show was recommissioned for a second series, and Boycie made a return. Ultimately, he became a regular ...

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