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Billy Bishop Goes to War – Jermyn Street Theatre, London

Writer: John Gray with Eric Peterson Director: Jimmy Walters Reviewer: Scott Matthewman Of all the plays being revived to mark the centenary of the World War I Armistice, a not unsurprising number have focussed on the lives of soldiers in the trenches. But April 1918also saw the 100th anniversary of the formation of the Royal Air Force: so Jermyn Street ...

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Whiskey Tango Foxtrot –The Barbican Theatre, Plymouth

Rebecca Crookshank

Devisor and Performer:Rebecca Crookshank Director: Jessica Beck Reviewer: Karen Bussell   Whiskey Tango Foxtrot is,appropriately, alot about booze, dancing and sex. And penguins. But it is much more too. Courageous Rebecca Crookshank's debut show is an engaging, funny and movingstory, highly personal but with a wider reach. Thenarrative is brave and intimate butalso pays homage to the too-often overlooked women ...

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Flare Path – Oxford Playhouse

Claire Andreadis,William Reay,Jamie Hogarth and Audrey Palmer in the 2016 National tour of Flare Path

Writer: Terence Rattigan Director: Justin Audibert Reviewer: Fergus Morgan   In every programme biography of Terence Rattigan, there is a paragraph or two on how his star fell from grace in the 1950s with the arrival of Beckett, Brecht and most importantly, John Osborne’s Look Back In Anger. One imagines that in 50 years’ time, the same biographies will refer ...

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RAF in Concert – Royal Hall, Harrogate

Conductor: Wing Commander Duncan Stubbs Main vocalist: Flight Lieutenant Matthew Little Reviewer: Audrey Pointer The Royal Air Force Music Services boasts several bands and orchestras. A concert tour featuring a repertoire of old and new music of differing genres, is being held to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first display season of the world famous Red Arrows. There is ...

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