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Kings of Idle Land  – The VAULT Festival, London

Writer and Director: Conor Hunt   Reviewer:  Richard Maguire Oldham 2001, and a race riot turns the streets alight as Pakistani residents build barricades against the police, and white racists. Hammad and Michael take refuge in a park after being chased by men they cheerily call ‘knob heads’. In the middle of this mayhem, the two 17-year-old boys can become ...

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Cats – The Grand, Leeds

Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber Lyrics: T S Eliot Director: Trevor Nunn Choreographer: Gillian Lynne Reviewer: Holly Spanner T S Eliot published Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats in 1939 and 38 years later Andrew Lloyd Webber began composing music for what he describes as being a childhood favourite. Four years later in 1981, Cats premiered at the New London Theatre ...

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Cats – Opera House, Manchester

Cats

Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber Lyrics: T S Eliot Director: Trevor Nunn Choreographer: Gillian Lynne Reviewer: Malcolm Wallace   There is no doubting the enduring popularity of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s feline dance musical. Considered to be a huge risk when it premiered in London in 1981, no one could have predicted that it would sustain a run of 21 years in ...

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