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Aladdin – Civic Theatre, Chelmsford

Cast promotional picture featuring Genie, Aladdin and Princess

Writer and Director: Simon Aylin Reviewer: Michael Gray   Simon Aylin's snappy Aladdin begins with a prologue set in the Stygian supervillain's lair - the dastardly Abanazar appearing on his throne in a puff of smoke, supported by a team of black-clad avian minions from the excellent juvenile chorus. After that it's a more or less faithful romp through the ...

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Sweeney Todd – Twickenham Theatre

Writer: Hugh Wheeler Adaptor: Christopher Bond Music and lyrics: Stephen Sondheim Director: Derek Anderson Musical Director: Benjamin Holder Reviewer: Ann Bawtree   Twickenham should be so proud of its newest theatre that the Council should allow it to put up its name in lights. Instead, only aplanning approvedflat poster on its front wall announces its presence on the corner of ...

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NEWS: Bedella and Ingram to star in Sweeney Todd at Twickenham Theatre

West End stars David Bedella and Sarah Ingram will take on the lead rôles of Sweeney and Mrs Lovett in a new revival of Stephen Sondheim's murderously dark comic musical Sweeney Todd the Demon Barber of Fleet Street at the newly established Twickenham Theatre. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book ...

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Equally – Cockpit, London

Director: Tori Allen-Martin Composer: Tim Prottey-Jones Lyrics: Tori Allen-Martin and Tim Prottey-Jones Reviewer: Fran Beaton To be told upon going into the auditorium that the first act will be ninety minutes long is enough to disconcert even the most seasoned theatre goer. However, the reputation of Interval Productions, with the success of Another Way late last year, dissuaded the unease, ...

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