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Mary Poppins – Theatre Royal,Plymouth

Writer: P L Travers Book: Julian Fellowes Director: Richard Eyre Original Music and Lyrics: Richard M Sherman, Robert B Sherman New Songs and additional music:, George Stiles, Andrew Drewe Reviewer: Karen Bussell Just a spoonful each of Walt Disney, Matthew Bourne, Cameron Mackintosh and Bob Crowley and there’s a practically perfect family musical in Mary Poppins. Playing to packed houses, ...

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Mary Poppins – Palace Theatre, Manchester

Writer: P L Travers Book: Julian Fellowes Original Music and Lyrics: Richard M Sherman, Robert B Sherman New Songs and additional music:, George Stiles, Andrew Drewe Director: Richard Eyre Reviewer: Jo Beggs Expectations are high. Thanks to a new Disney heyday over the past few years, kids are turning to the oldies and Mary Poppins is, in many households, up ...

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Mary Poppins – Bristol Hippodrome, Bristol

Book: Julian Fellowes Director: Richard Eyre Original Music and Lyrics: Richard M Sherman and Robert B Sherman New Songs and Additional Music and Lyrics: George Stiles and Anthony Drewe Reviewer: Chris Oldham For many, the wistful opening bars of Chim Chim Cher-ee are enough to conjure up memories of Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke dancing in a world above ...

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CD REVIEW: Love, Lies & Lyrics – The Words Of Lesley Ross

Reviewer: Holly Spanner SimG’s latest offering celebrates the work of lyricist Lesley Ross in this generous 25 track limited edition album. The album features 30 West End vocalists, including Madalena Alberta, Daniel Boys, Annalene Beechey, Kieran Brown, Garry Lake, Sarah Lark, Jodie Jacobs, Sarah Earnshaw, Jon Robyns, Rebecca Lock, Aaron Lee Lambert, Laura Pitt-Pulford, Sophia Ragavelas and Nigel Richards among ...

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Dear World – Charing Cross Theatre, London

Writers: Jerome Lawrence and Robert E Lee Music and Lyrics: Jerry Herman Director and Choreographer: Gillian Lynne Reviewer: Stephen Bates [rating:3] Jerry Herman clearly has a liking for formidable middle-aged ladies. Having struck gold with Hello, Dolly! and Mame, he chose to adapt The Madwoman of Chaillot, a play by Jean Girardoux and this musical is the result. But sadly, ...

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NEWS: Christmas with… friends! at the Battersea Barge

Following the sell-out success of Christmas with… friends! at the intimate, floating performance venue The Battersea Barge in 2011, Sim G Productions has announced its festive line up for this year. The evening will be hosted by Annalene Beechey (Wicked, My Fair Lady) with special guests Rebecca Lock (ThePhantom of the Opera, Avenue Q), Simon Bailey (Phantom, Teatro), and Simon ...

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Merrily We Roll Along – Theatr Clwyd, Mold

Book: George Furth Music &Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim Director: Nikolai Foster Reviewer: Malcolm Wallace [rating:4]   Based on the 1934 play of the same name by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, Merrily is one of Stephen Sondheim’s least performed works due, in part, to its infamous original Broadway production in 1981 that lasted only 16 performances. Revisions have been made ...

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