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All or Nothing: The Mod Musical  – Arts Theatre, London

Writer/Director: Carol Harrison Reviewer: Richard Maguire Some definitions may come in useful for this musical based on the story of 60s band, The Small Faces: a ‘bird’ is a young woman, a ‘sort’ is a good-looking woman, ‘Hayley Mills’ are pills, amphetamines to be precise, while a ‘face’ is one of the Mod elite. After seeing All or Nothing, you’ll ...

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All or Nothing – Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Book: Carol Harrison Music & Lyrics: The Small Faces Director: Carol Harrison Originating Director: Tony McHale Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys A guitar smashes, someone storms off stage and so starts the story of seminal Mod band The Small Faces. Following in the footsteps of the Kinks' musical Sunny Afternoon, All or Nothing capitalises on the wave of nostalgia for 60s bands, and ...

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All Or Nothing – Opera House, Manchester

2016 Uk Tour of All Or Nothing

Book: Carol Harrison Music and Lyrics: The Small Faces Director: Tony McHale Reviewer: Donna Kelly Following in the wake of sixties jukebox musicals Let it Be andSunny Afternoon, Carol Harrison brings the story of iconic mod band, The Small Faces to the stage. Told from the perspective of original singer Steve Marriott, All or Nothing charts The Small Faces brief ...

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Happy Birthday Sunita – Mercury Theatre, Colchester

Writer: Harvey Virdi Director: Pravesh Kumar Reviewer: Glen Pearce The very best parties always take place in Kitchens, although in the case of Tejpal the 40th birthday party for daughter Sunita in her kitchen is probably one she’d like to forget. Her newly installed kitchen may look like it’s about to grace the latest series of Grand Designs but the ...

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HighTide Festival: Clockwork – The Cut, Halesworth

Writer: Laura Poliakoff Director: Steven Atkinson Reviewer: Glen Pearce [rating:3.5] With an expanding ageing population and lengthening life expectancy, the subject of how we care for the elderly is a subject close to many. Of course, the experience and expectations change over time and in Laura Poliakoff’s Clockwork we jump forward 80-odd years to see what sort of future today’s ...

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