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BRIGHTON FRINGE: Circled In The Radio Times – The Warren Studio 2

Circled In The Radio Times

Writer: John Osborne Reviewer: Richard Maguire Does what we watch on TV reveal more about us than we think? This funny and moving one-man show believes so. Having the same name as one of the most famous British dramatists of the 20th Century must come as both a blessing and a curse for John Osborne, the young poet and storyteller, ...

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Radio Times – Richmond Theatre, London

Music: Noel Gay Book: Abi Grant and Alex Armitage Director: Caroline Leslie Reviewer: JohnnyFox [rating:4] You’ve never heard of Reg Armitage from Wakefield, have you? Much less heard that he was one of Britain’s most prolific composer-lyricists in the years between the two World Wars or that Sheridan Morley described him as the nearest thing Britain had to a home-grown ...

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Radio Times – New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

Music: Noel Gay Book: Abi Grant and Alex Armitage Director: Caroline Leslie Musical Director: Paul Herbert Reviewer: Glen Pearce [rating:3]   Seventy years ago the BBC was hard at work broadcasting morale-boosting variety shows to raise the flagging wartime spirit. Twenty years ago those broadcasts were brought to the stage in musical form. Radio Times didn’t run as long as ...

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Radio Times – Derby Theatre

Music: Noel Gay Book: Abi Grant and Alex Armitage Director: Caroline Leslie Reviewer: James Garrington [rating:4.5] As the nights are drawing in, what could be better than spending an evening enjoying the warm glow of some good, old-fashioned entertainment? Radio Times tells the story of a group of wartime radio entertainers, about to broadcast to America for the first time. ...

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Radio Times – Royal & Derngate, Northampton

Writer: Noel Gay Director: Caroline Leslie Reviewer: Sue Dixon [rating:5] Radio Times is an utterly delightful and entertaining musical – a toe tapping frolic through a live broadcast variety show from the past. Anyone in the audience of the atmospheric Royal Theatre, Northampton must have felt like a time traveller, transported to a BBC theatre during the blitz while the ...

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NEWS: Autumn season – New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

The sun has only just barely begun to shine on summer but, in Theatreland, thoughts are alreadyturning to autumn and winter seasons. Ipswich’s New Wolsey Theatre today announce their autumn season, a mixed programme of musicals, comedy, drama and one night performances. While many venues are moving to more conservative seasons, Sarah Holmes, chief executive at thetheatre, believes Suffolk audiences ...

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