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Once – Queens Theatre, Hornchurch

Music/Lyrics: Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová Lyrics: Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová Book: Enda Walsh Director: Peter Rowe Reviewer: Liz Stagg Based on the 2007 film of the same name, Once is currently being performed at The Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch – the first professional production outside of London. Telling the story of a chance meeting of two music lovers whose worlds ...

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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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Jersey Boys – Milton Keynes Theatre

`Music: Bob Gaudio Lyrics: Bob Crewe Book: Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice Director: Des McAnuff Reviewer: Maggie Constable Oh What a Night! indeed. Jersey Boys, the show which has been delighting more than19 million people globally for some time and is the winner of 50+ awards, is touring the U.K for the first time and flies into Milton Keynes this ...

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NEWS: Jersey Boys UK Tour cast confirmed.

The cast for the forthcoming UK Tour of Jersey Boys, which is scheduled to open at The Palace Theatre, Manchester in September has been confirmed. Joining previously announced West End star Tim Driesen as Frankie Valli, Stephen Webb, Sam Ferriday and Lewis Griffiths will star as Tommy DeVito, Bob Gaudio and Nick Massi respectively. Matt Corner will play the rôle ...

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Dick Whittington: The Rock ‘n’ Roll Panto – New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

Writer: Peter Rowe Director: Rob Salmon Musical Director: Ben Goddard Choreographer: Ally Holmes Reviewer: Michael Gray [Rating:4] Not exactly an austerity panto, but this Dick Whittington is set in the grey postwar world of the 1950s. Diego Pitarch's inspired design has an illuminated Mansion House tube sign, and the tiled walls of the London Underground. There's a red phone box ...

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We Will Rock You – Motorpoint Arena, Sheffield

Book: Ben Elton Music/Lyrics: Queen Director: Tony Edge Reviewer: Lindsay Sykes [rating:4] In a distant future, the Earth is now known as the i-planet, under the control of Globalsoft. We now live in a virtual world where live music and instruments are banned. Thus is the chilling premise of Ben Elton’s scarily accurate script. The Gaga kids are all virtual ...

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Sleeping Beauty – New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

Writer: Peter Rowe Director: Rob Salmon Musical Director: Ben Goddard Reviewer: Glen Pearce [rating:4.5]   Over the top acting, outrageous costumes and overblown story lines – there’s only one time of year when that becomes normal and that’s panto time. As the New Wolsey Theatre launches their 12th Rock ‘n’ Roll Panto, it would be easy to think the genre ...

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