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Saturday Night Fever – Edinburgh Playhouse

Adapted for the stage by: Robert Stigwood Director: Bill Kenwright Reviewer: Tom Ralphs A year after the touring version of Grease arrived at the Playhouse, Saturday Night Fever is now at the venue. It’s impossible not to see it as Grease’s less successful cousin. The first of the two movies that made John Travolta a household name, but the last ...

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Saturday Night Fever – Empire Theatre, Liverpool

Music and lyrics: The Bee Gees Adaptors: Robert Stigwood & Bill Oakes Director: Bill Kenwright Reviewer: Daryl Holden Based on the hit film of the same name, Saturday Night Fever is a show that knows who its audience is and does very well to meet the expectations of those who come to see it. However, in this ode to disco ...

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CD REVIEW: Richard Woodford – Because of You

Album cover to Richard Woodford's debut album, Because of You

Reviewer: Holly Spanner With two decades of experience in the musical theatre industry, this debut album from Richard Woodford has been long awaited. During his career, to date, he has been involved in 11 major productions and is now somewhat spoilt for choice when it comes to material. It includes a selection of tracks from shows he has performed in, ...

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Saturday Night Fever – Richmond Theatre, London

Music and Lyrics: The Bee Gees Book adaptors: Robert Stigwood and Bill Oakes Director: Ryan McBryde Reviewer: Teddy Lamb   Saturday Night Fever is a strange beast. A gritty movie, turned family friendly dance film, and then watered down once more to become a slightly disjointed musical. If you haven’t seen the film (as I haven’t) I’ll give you a ...

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Saturday Night Fever – The New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Music and Lyrics: The Bee Gees Book adaptors: Robert Stigwood and Bill Oakes Director: Ryan McBryde Reviewer: James Garrington For those of us who grew up in the 1970s, the world of disco and flares is something that brings back memories – as does the music of the Bee Gees, hugely evocative of that period. Nowhere is this music more ...

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Saturday Night Fever – Milton Keynes Theatre

Adaptors: Robert Stigwood &Bill Oakes Music &Lyrics: The Bee Gees Director: Ryan McBryde Reviewer: Maggie Constable   Get that arm and the first finger ahoy and pointing ready to bust some moves, or at least watch them, for the iconic Saturday Night Fever is in town this week! When a certain John Travolta sashayed onto the dance floor in the ...

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Saturday Night Fever: Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

Adaptation: Robert Stigwood &Bill Oakes Music &Lyrics: The Bee Gees Director: Ryan McBryde Choreographer: Andrew Wright Designer: Simon Kenny Reviewer: Callum Stott It’s 1976, Disco’s at its prime, and one young man takes to the dancefloor with one goal, to become the disco king. Inspired by the 1977 film of the same name, Saturday Night Fever tells the story of ...

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Saturday Night Fever – Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Adaptation: Robert Stigwood &Bill Oakes Music &Lyrics: The Bee Gees Director: Ryan McBryde Choreographer: Andrew Wright Designer: Simon Kenny Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys 1976, Brooklyn. Tony Manero, a 19 year old New Yorker with a dead-end job and an extraordinary talent, is desperate to see the world outside of his borough and the only way out is through dance. This Theatre ...

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