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Blood Brothers – The Lowry, Salford

Writer: Willy Russell Director: Bob Tomson & Bill Kenwright Reviewer: Matt Forrest It’s hard to believe that Blood Brothers just celebrated its 36th year, if anything, it feels older purely because the affection with which it is held. It’s certainly an institution of the theatre circuit and there’s no question why: this is a timeless, heart-breaking tale, of love, class and ...

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Blood Brothers – St Helens Theatre Royal

Book/Music/Lyrics: Willy Russell Director: Bob Tomson Reviewer: John Roberts  At the tender age of 35, Blood Brothers is still gaining instantaneous standing ovations wherever it’s performed and at St Helens Theatre Royal, that acclaim continues. It’s no surprise really when the show's themes of class, recession, nature vs nurture and depression are still so prevalent and newsworthy. It becomes hard not to ...

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NEWS: Mamma Mia International Tour extends only UK Date

The producers of the MAMMA MIA! International Tour are delighted to announce extra dates at the Blackpool Opera House this summer. The exclusive UK Summer Season was originally due to run from 20 June to 31 August, but, due to a huge demand for tickets, the season has now been extended until 14 September 2014. Blackpool will be the only ...

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NEWS: Cast announced for West End Transfer of Menier’s Merrily

The cast have been officially announced for the critically acclaimed West End transfer of the Menier Chocolate Factory’s production of Merrily We Roll Along. Directed by triple Olivier Award winner Maria Friedman, Stephen Sondheim’s musical will play a strictly limited 12 week season at The Harold Pinter Theatre from Tuesday 23rd April. Mark Umbers, Jenna Russel and Damian Humbly reprise ...

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Merrily We Roll Along – Menier Chocolate Factory, London

Music and lyrics: Stephen Sondheim Book: George Furth Director: Maria Friedman Reviewer: Ian Foster [rating:4] Sondheim’s Merrily We Roll Along famously flopped on Broadway when it opened in 1981 but now refined and reappraised, it is considered among his finest work and this Menier Chocolate Factory production serves to bolster that reputation. Directed by Maria Friedman, no stranger to Sondheim’s ...

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