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Red Hot Chilli Pipers – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Matthew Forrest The Red Hot Chilli Pipers have been performing their unique mix of traditional Scottish music blended with indie and rock classics for well over 15 years now, like another of Scotland’s major exports... Whiskey: the traditionalists out there love a fine malt whiskey, While turning their noses up at some of the fine blends which are out ...

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Handbagged – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

Kate Fahy, Suzie Blake, Sanchia McCormack and Emma Handy

Writer: Moira Buffini Director: Indhu Rubasingham Reviewer: Fraser MacDonald Moira Buffini's Handbagged, a satirical take on the weekly audience meetings between Margaret Thatcher and the Queen, plays this week in Edinburgh's King's Theatre, promising a sharp, insightful dramatisation of the relationship between the twomost powerful women of their time. Running chronologically, the play begins with Thatcher's first audience and concludes ...

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A Night of Queen – Civic Theatre, Rotherham

Reviewer: Janet Jepson The Bohemians tribute band members begin as they mean to go on: ‘We will rock you’, and it’s a promise, they certainly do rock the rafters. The beat is strong, the volume is high, and all the numbers are renditions of the famous offerings from the late Freddie Mercury and his talented musicians. The audience is taken ...

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Return to the Forbidden Planet – New Theatre, Cardiff

Writer: Bob Carlton Music: Greg Last, Julian Littman Director: Bob Carlton Reviewer: Beth Steer “Two beeps or not two beeps, that is the question”, apparently. At least, that’s what the Olivier Award winning production, Return to the Forbidden Planet – currently in the midst of its 25th anniversary tour - would have you believe. Written by playwright Bob Carlton and ...

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Mercury – Playhouse, Whitley Bay

Reviewer – Louise Sharp Since forming in 1998, Queen Tribute band Mercury have played at theatres, festivals and high profile shows across the UK and Europe, and the current tour proves why they are still at the top of their game. An authentic and realistic tribute to Freddie, has seen Joseph Lee Jackson collect a number of awards for his ...

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