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Little Shop of Horrors – Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Sam Lupton as Seymour and Stephanie Clift as Audrey in Little Shop of Horrors

Writer: Howard Ashman Music &Lyrics: Alan Menken Director: Tara Louis Wilkinson Reviewer: Rachel Watson It is almost impossible to think that the man behind some of Disney’s biggest successes, including The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast and, more recently, Tangled had his breakthrough with this comedy musical about a giant, blood-thirsty plant. However, Alan Menken’s recognisable style and lyrics ...

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The Little Shop of Horrors – Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Sam Lupton as Seymour and Stephanie Clift as Audrey in Little Shop of Horrors

Book and Lyrics: Howard Ashman Music: Alan Menken Director: Tara Louis Wilkinson Reviewer: Nicole Evans A somewhat unexpected and unprecedented success, Little Shop of Horrors started life as a low-budget B-movie back in 1960. Subsequent stage adaptations, and the better-known movie remake of 1986, have ensured the cult status it quickly gained has remained a large part of popular culture ...

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The Little Shop of Horrors – Cardiff New Theatre

Sam Lupton as Seymour and Stephanie Clift as Audrey in Little Shop of Horrors.

Book and Lyrics: Howard Ashman Music: Alan Menken Director: Tara Louis Wilkinson Reviewer: Beth Steer The Little Shop of Horrors, one of the longest running off-Broadway musicals of all time, makes its entertaining debut at Cardiff’s New Theatre this week. Telling the story of Seymour Krelborn (Sam Lupton), an orphan taken in as the assistant at Mushnik’s Flower Shop in ...

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The Rocky Horror Show – Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Book: Richard O’Brien Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: Francesca Parker [rating:4.5] The world’s favourite Rock’n’Roll musical, The Rocky Horror Show, has been gracing the worlds stage for the past 40years. Luckily enough Richard O’Brien’s thrill-a-minute show with a star studded cast including; Oliver Thornton(Priscilla, Queen Of The Desert),Rhydian(X Factor/We Will Rock You) and Roxanne Pallett(Emmerdale) has come to Edinburgh. Brad and ...

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The Rocky Horror Show – Empire Theatre, Liverpool

Book: Richard O’Brien Original Music Arrangements: Richard Hartley Director: Christopher Luscombe Musical Director: Tony Castro Reviewer: Jamie Gaskin [rating:4.5] When a show has been bubbling about in the consciousness for about 40 years it can get stuck in a sort of … well, Timewarp. But then that’s where Richard O’Brien’s Rocky Horror Show belongs. It’s like an old family friend ...

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Rocky Horror Show – New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Director: Christopher Luscombe Writer: Richard O’Brien Reviewer: Karen McCandless [rating:4.5]   It’s not everyday you spot burly men walking around Birmingham on a Monday night dressed proudly in stockings and suspenders. But it was all for a good cause – no, not a drag competition or transvestite convention, but the 40th anniversary production of the Rocky Horror Show at the ...

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The Rocky Horror Show – The Bristol Hippodrome

Writer: Richard O’Brien Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: Michelle Grady [rating:5] On an evening out at the theatre, it is rare that the spectacle should begin in the foyer, before you’ve even taken your seat – yet this is an expected occurrence at a showing of The Rocky Horror Show, Richard O’Brien’s sci-fi romp that this year celebrates its 40th anniversary. ...

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The Rocky Horror Show – Theatre Royal, Brighton

Writer: Richard O’Brien Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: Tom Finch [Rating:4] I would like to, if I may, tell you about The Rocky Horror Show. What can you say about Rocky Horror? From humble beginnings in a studio in London in the 1970s to arguably the world’s biggest cult hit this is a show that is defined by its fans. In ...

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