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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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NEWS: The Sword In The Stone gets Rock n Roll panto treatment

Over the last 15 years the New Wolsey Theatre’s Rock n Roll pantomime has become something of a Suffolk institution, but, having worked through the canon of seven traditional plots now twice, the Ipswich venue has announced a brand new production for its 2015/16 season. Brand new for 2015, The Sword in the Stone will keep the now familiar rock ...

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Little Red Riding Hood – Everyman Theatre, Liverpool

Writers: Sarah A Nixon &Mark Chatterton Director: Mark Chatterton Musical Director: Tayo Akinbode Choreographer: Jenny Sawyer Reviewer: Jonny Black The newly revamped Everyman Theatre provides an intimate setting for this pantomime with a twist. Dinah England's cartoon-esque backdrop on two levels depicts a make believe forest in which the action unfolds. The set also makes clever use of a centrally ...

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INTERVIEW: Inside the New Wolsey’s Beauty & The Beast rehearsal room

It may only be mid-November, but for the cast of the New Wolsey Theatre’s Beauty and The Beast rehearsals are already wellunder wayfor the festive production. Glen Pearce sneaked into the rehearsal room to see how the show was shaping up. Rehearsals for a New Wolsey panto are always slightly different from the norm. There’s not many panto rehearsal rooms ...

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