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The Full Monty – The Mayflower, Southampton

Writer: Simon Beaufoy Director: Daniel Evans Choreographer: Steve Hoggett Reviewer: Kerri Peck [Rating:4.5]   This is the endearing tale of a motley group of redundant steelworkers in Sheffield during the Eighties, who are convinced by the lead character, Gaz, that the best way for them to make some money is to perform a Chippendales-style show. The story first came to ...

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The Full Monty, Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: Simon Beaufoy Music: Ben and Max Ringham Director: Daniel Evans Reviewer: Claire McAllister [Rating:4.5] The Full Monty will make you believe in miracles all over again with the six “bums of steel”. The play dramatises highlights from the BAFTA award-winning 1997 British film which indulges in black humour of economic struggles in Sheffield. It's gloriously unrefined. Poverty bonds six ...

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The Full Monty – Birmingham Hippodrome

Writer: Simon Beaufoy Director: Daniel Evans Reviewer: Selwyn Knight [rating:4.5] The audience at the Birmingham Hippodrome came expecting a good time – and this is what they got in spades. Most will know at least the outline of the plot of the 1997 film of the same name, also penned by Simon Beaufoy – during a time of austerity, a ...

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The Full Monty – Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield

Writer: Simon Beaufoy Music: Ben and Max Ringham Director: Daniel Evans Reviewer: Fran Winter [Rating:4] “Ask him why he’s called horse?”…..”Well it’s not like he runs the Grand National is it?” 16 years after the release of the film, Sheffield sees the return of The Full Monty to its home town, in a production led by Artistic Director Daniel Evans. ...

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