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Peter Pan – Troubadour White City Theatre, London

Writer: JM Barrie Director: Sally Cookson Reviewer: Stephen Bates Say it quietly but London theatre seems to be booming. 2019 has seen a string of brand new venues announced, which include two Troubadours - this one at White City houses separate 1,200-seat and 800-seat spaces, while a sister theatre at Wembley Park is a single 2,000-seater. These are ambitious projects, ...

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Peter Pan – Birmingham Hippodrome

Writer: Michael Harrison and Alan McHugh, from the book by J.M Barrie Director: Michael Harrison Reviewer: Selwyn Knight It can’t be easy having to step into another performer’s shoes at short notice, especially when the show was written with the original incumbent in mind, but this is exactly what Darren Day has done: the Hippodrome’s panto for 2018/9 was originally ...

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Peter Pan – Birmingham Hippodrome

Writer: Michael Harrison and Alan McHugh, from the book by J.M Barrie Director: Michael Harrison Reviewer: James Garrington It’s panto time in Birmingham and flying in this year is Peter Pan – and it’s the best panto the Hippodrome has seen in many years. We know the costumes and the sets will be spectacular, that it will have stunning effects and ...

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Peter Pan – St Helens Theatre Royal

Writer: Simon Foster Director: Chantelle Nolan Reviewer: John Roberts The Pantomime’s at St Helens Theatre Royal have consistently delivered slick and very enjoyable productions over the past few years and this year’s return of Peter Panis no different. While it doesn’t scale to the same heights as Aladdin a few years ago, it still soars and sends the audience out ...

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Peter Pan – Sheffield Lyceum

Writer and Director: Paul Hendy Musical Director: Phil Hornsey Choreographer: Sarah Langley Reviewer: Janet Jepson Peter Pan is something of a tradition in Christmas shows at Sheffield Theatres, and has graced the stages of either the Lyceum or the Crucible four times since the beginning of the 1980s. Flying back through the years to 2010, 2000, 1992 and 1982, various ...

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Peter Pan – Park Theatre, London

Writer: J. M. BarrieDirector: Jonathan O’BoyleReviewer: Scott MatthewmanAll children, except one, grow up. Until then, there is plenty of time for fantasy – as J M Barrie’s classic play Peter Pandemonstrates. Barrie’s play works best in the context of a child observing the world through the sleepy prism of bedtime stories, just as Peter catches snippets of Cinderella through the bedroom ...

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Peter Pan – The Dukes, Lancaster

Writer & Director: Sarah Punshon Reviewer: May Mellstrom With just a sprinkling of fairy dust, J.M. Barrie's timeless tale of the boy who never grew up is brought to life in this years festive production from The Dukes.  Artistic Director Sarah Punshon writes and directs this new version of Peter Pan and ensures there is something for everyone to enjoy. ...

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Wendy and Peter Pan – The Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh

Adapted by Ella Hickson from the book by J.M Barrie Directed by Elanor Rhode Reviewer: Dominic Corr Fantastical literary classics usually sit in the epicentre of festive cheer. From pantomime to nativities and stage adaptations of the likes of Alice in Wonderland or Narnia. One boy, who chased his shadow through London and back to Neverland flies above the rest. ...

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