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Saturday Night Fever – Edinburgh Playhouse

Adapted for the stage by: Robert Stigwood Director: Bill Kenwright Reviewer: Tom Ralphs A year after the touring version of Grease arrived at the Playhouse, Saturday Night Fever is now at the venue. It’s impossible not to see it as Grease’s less successful cousin. The first of the two movies that made John Travolta a household name, but the last ...

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The Mikado – The Civic, Darlington

Lyrics: W S Gilbert Music:Sir Arthur Sullivan Director: John Savournin Conductor: James Hendry Choreographer: Phillip Aiden Reviewer: Rob Atkinson The Mikado is regarded by many as the jewel in the Gilbert &Sullivan crown; the best and most original of the Savoy Operas. That much is up for debate – G&S aficionados will argue long into any given night for their ...

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She Loves Me – Ye Olde Rose and Crown, London

Book: Joe Masteroff Music: Jerry Bock Lyrics: Sheldon Harnick Director: Tim McArthur Reviewer: Jenni Rymer [rating:3] From its origins of the musical hub of 1960’s Broadway; written by lyricist / composer team Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick of Fiddler on the Roof fame All Star Productions has revived the timeless tale ‘She Loves Me’. Adapted from the 1930’s novel ‘Parfumerie’ ...

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