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Cinderella – Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield

Writer: Andrew Pollard Music: Rebekah Hughes Director: Joyce Branagh Reviewer: Ruth Jepson If there is a classic in the land of pantomimes, then it has to be Cinderella. The rags to riches tale of a poor girl, banished to the kitchens by her evil stepsisters, with only the mice and her good friend Buttons for company. That is, until her ...

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JB Shorts 12 – Joshua Brooks, Manchester

Writers: Peter Kerry &James Quinn, Jane McNulty, Trevor Suthers, David Isaac, Martin Jameson, Carôle Solazzo Directors: Malcolm Raeburn, Paul Blinkhorn, Matthew Bloxham, Justine Potter, Trevor MacFarlane, Joyce Branagh Reviewer: Stephen M Hornby JB Shorts is always a solid offering, drawing as it does from an invited set of television and radio writers. There are six 15 minute plays, all by ...

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Royal Court, Liverpool

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Max Rubin Reviewer: Vicki Goodwin [Rating: 4] Lodestar Theatre has once more returned to Liverpool as part of the Liverpool Shakespeare Festival. Moving on from last year’s surroundings of St George’s Hall, they’ve set up base in the Royal Court Theatre, and it looks as though they’ve found the perfect stage for their unique take on ...

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