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The Wedding Singer – Orchard Theatre, Dartford

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Writers: Chad Beguelin & Tim Herlihy Music: Matthew Sklar Director: Nick Winston Reviewer: Dan English There is the adage ‘always the bridesmaid, but never the bride’ but what about anyone else at a wedding? Adapting the 90s Adam Sandler comedy, The Wedding Singer explores the trials and tribulations of Robbie, a wedding singer who brings much joy to other couples yet ...

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Some Girl(s), Park Theatre, London

Writer:Neil LaBute Director:Gary Condes Reviewer: Daniel Perks Men. Most of the time we are a fairly idiotic gender. We bumble through life, often not thinking about much other than the next girlfriend, the next beer, the next sports match. We don’t mean to hurt the feelings of those we love, it’s simply that most of the time we don’t even ...

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On the Piste – Cast, Doncaster

Writer and Director: John Godber Reviewer: Andrew White The premise alone of a play set in a skiing resort is enough to entice an audience into a theatre, if nothing else to see how it will be achieved. This is a revival of John Godber’s 1990 original On the Piste, although significantly changed from the original version. It features two ...

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Ladies Day – Royal Court, Liverpool

Writer: Amanda Whittington Director: Ken Alexander Reviewer: John Roberts [Rating:3.5] It’s hard not to laugh at Ladies Day, especially when you bring together one of the strongest casts to have graced the Royal Court stage in recent years. This is an easy going fun loving romp – relocated by special permission for this production from the wet windy town of ...

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Rocky Horror Show – Richmond Theatre, London

Music, lyrics and book: Richard O’Brien Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: Jonathan Baz [rating:4] It says much for a tour celebrating a show’s 40th anniversary that it can arrive in town as fresh as a daisy (albeit a very familiar daisy) and pull off a grand evening’s entertainment. So it is with Richard O’Brien’s Rocky Horror Show that commences a week’s ...

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Rocky Horror Show – Grand Opera House, York

Writer: Richard O’Brian Music and Lyrics: Richard O’Brian Director: Christopher Luscombe Choreographer: Nathan M Wright Reviewer: Ruth Jepson [rating:5] What words can you use to describe The Rocky Horror Show that haven’t already been used a hundred times before? Camp, kitsch, queer, loud? All used many times, and all definitely correct! Following the performance at York Grand Opera House last ...

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The Rocky Horror Show – Empire Theatre, Liverpool

Book: Richard O’Brien Original Music Arrangements: Richard Hartley Director: Christopher Luscombe Musical Director: Tony Castro Reviewer: Jamie Gaskin [rating:4.5] When a show has been bubbling about in the consciousness for about 40 years it can get stuck in a sort of … well, Timewarp. But then that’s where Richard O’Brien’s Rocky Horror Show belongs. It’s like an old family friend ...

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Rocky Horror Show – New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Director: Christopher Luscombe Writer: Richard O’Brien Reviewer: Karen McCandless [rating:4.5]   It’s not everyday you spot burly men walking around Birmingham on a Monday night dressed proudly in stockings and suspenders. But it was all for a good cause – no, not a drag competition or transvestite convention, but the 40th anniversary production of the Rocky Horror Show at the ...

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