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Sinbad: The Rock ‘n’ Roll Panto – New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

Writer &Director: Peter Rowe Musical Director: Ben Goddard Choreographer: Darragh O’Leary Reviewer: Paul Pearce Couch Well done, Peter Rowe – the Big Seven (Cinderella, Puss in Boots, Jack &The Beanstalk, Sleeping Beauty, Babes In The Wood, Aladdin, and Snow White) have been jostled aside for something a little more – quite literally – adventurous for this year’s Rock ‘n’ Roll ...

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The Sword In The Stone – New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

The cast of Sword In The Stone at New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

Writer and Director: Peter Rowe Musical Director: Ben Goddard Reviewer: Glen Pearce   After cycling through its catalogue of seven stories twice, for its 15th Rock ‘n‘ Roll panto, The New Wolsey treads new ground with The Sword In The Stone, though its unlikely Arthurian scholars have ever referred to the ‘once and future King’ who will unite the kingdom ...

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Peter Pan Goes Wrong – Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Writers: Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer &Henry Shields Director: Adam Meggido Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys Mischief Theatre are doubtlessly flying high after their Olivier Award win at the weekend for The Play That Goes Wrong (the first in their now expanding ‘Goes Wrong’ series). The latest outing for the band of horrors they have created, The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society, is in ...

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The Play That Goes Wrong – The Grand, Leeds

Writer: Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, Henry Shields Director: Mark Bell Reviewer: Sara Jackson The Play That Goes Wrong is simply magnificent. Properly, laugh-out-loud-until-you-ache hilarious. Certainly the funniest since One Man Two Guv’nors. The humour is not clever, nor is it trying to be. It makes no clever satirical points, no comment on issues or acerbically witty puns. It’s not humour ...

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The Play That Goes Wrong – Civic Theatre, Darlington

Writer: Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, Henry Shields Director: Mark Bell Reviewer: Lindsay Sykes Some of you may have been unlucky enough to be in the theatre when things go wrong – a fluffed line, a missed entrance, a prop that misbehaves, or scenery that seems about to collapse (and occasionally does). However in this side splitting play that truly does ...

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The Play That Goes Wrong – King’s Theatre, Glasgow

Writers: Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer &Henry Shields Director: Mark Bell Designer: Nigel Hook Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys It would seem that farce is experiencing something of a renaissance at the moment. Hot on the heels of the recent national tour of Michael Frayn’s Noises Off and the recent three year run of One Man Two Guv’nors in the West End comes ...

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The Play That Goes Wrong – Civic Theatre, Chelmsford

Writers: Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields Director: Mark Bell Designer : Nigel Hook Reviewer: Michael Gray   The Art of Coarse Acting meets Noises Off. Co-written by Mischief Theatre company members Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields and directed by Mark Bell, The Play That Goes Wrong introduces the “Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society” whose production of a ...

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The Play That Goes Wrong – Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Writers: Henry Shields, Henry Lewis &Jonathan Sayer Director: Mark Bell Reviewer: Victoria Bawtree Its title may lend a strong clue as to this play’s subject, but it doesn’t prepare an audience for the stuff of nightmares that befalls the Cornley Polytechnic Society’s Am-Dram troupe as it embarks on its first ever National Tour of ‘Murder at Haversham Manor’ … pause ...

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