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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang – Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

Andy Hockley as Grandpa Potts centre and The Cast of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Music and Lyrics: The Sherman Brothers Choreographer: Stephen Mear Writer: Ian Fleming Director: James Brining Reviewer: Fraser MacDonald The classic tale of inventor Caractacus Potts' fantasmagorical machine, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, swoops into Edinburgh's Festival Theatre this October. However, this particular production of the classic tale fails to cast its spell over the audience. It is impossible not to enter ...

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CD REVIEW: A Spoonful of Sherman

Music/Lyrics: The Sherman Brothers, Robert J Sherman, Al Sherman Director: Stewert Nicholls Conductor: Colin Billing Reviewer: Jackson Cooper It’s like hearing your childhood stripped down to 4 people, a narrator, and a piano. If your childhood could also be a history lesson of one of the most memorable, tuneful musical duos since Rodgers and Hammerstein, A Spoonful of Sherman offers ...

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NEWS: A Spoonful of Sherman makes welcome return for just 9 performances

The Sherman family have been writing songs for three generations.Robert and Richard Sherman are the most successful songwriting partnership in the history of Hollywood, composing more movie musical songs and acclaimed film scores than any other writing team. From the Oscar-winning Chim Chim Cher-ee to Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious and Feed the Birds in Mary Poppins to the unforgettable Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, ...

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A Spoonful of Sherman – St James Theatre Studio, London

Reviewer: Tom Finch [rating:4] An evening of Sherman brothers songs performed by four lauded West End singers and hosted by a Sherman; it sounds like a delightful way to spend a couple of hours and that’s exactly what it is.Beginning with his grandfather’s work in the 1920s, Robert J Sherman tells the audience some of the stories behind the songs ...

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The Slipper and the Rose – Empire Theatre, Liverpool

Music/Lyrics: Richard M. Sherman &Robert B. Sherman Book: Bryan Forbes &Sherman Brothers Adaptor: Pip Burley Director: Elsie Kelly Reviewer: Robin Winters [Rating:2.5] On paper The Slipper and the Rose should have everything going for it, written by the Sherman Brother’s the musical brains behind some of the biggest musicals including Mary Poppins and The Jungle Book and performed by one ...

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