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Heathers The Musical – Theatre Royal Haymarket, London

Book, music and lyrics: Kevin Murphy and Laurence O’Keefe Director: Andy Fickman Reviewer: Stephen Bates When Veronica, the 17-year-old heroine of Heathers The Musical, gets trapped in a cow field, confronted by two threatening thugs, we feel inclined to ask why she does not pick up her mobile ‘phone. But this is 1989 and we quickly realise that curses can ...

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Grease – Curve Theatre, Leicester

Jessica Paul as Sandy Dumbrowski with the Pink Ladies in Grease

Book, Music and Lyrics: Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey Director: Nikolai Foster Reviewer: Laura Jayne Bateman The 1978 film of Grease is one of the most-loved movie musicals of all time, but its inspiration, the 1971 Broadway show, is a lesser-known predecessor. Revived by Nikolai Foster for a Christmas season at Curve, the show is taken back to its original Broadway roots, ...

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Robin Hood – Arts Theatre, Cambridge

Writers: Matt Crosby and Michael Fentiman Musical Director: Matt Smith Director: Michael Fentiman Reviewer: Flip Miller You know Christmas is coming with the annual trip to the Arts Theatre pantomime. This year’s offering is Robin Hood. Although not your usual pantomime you will not be disappointed. This story of Robin Hood, written by the show’s Dame Matt Crosby and the ...

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Jack and The Beanstalk – Arts Theatre, Cambridge

Writer: Michael Fentiman and Matt Crosby Musical Director: Jonathan Williams Director: Micheal Fentiman Reviewer: Flip Miller [rating:4.5] It’s nearly Christmas and there can be only one antidote to the cold weather outside and that is with a visit to The Arts Theatre and this year’s pantomime – Jack and the Beanstalk. The story revolves around the Trott family and their ...

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Legally Blonde – Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Music &Lyrics: Laurence O’Keefe &Nell Benjamin Director &Choreographer: Jerry Mitchell Reviewer: Holly Spanner [rating:4] Elle Woods (Faye Brookes) is the president of Delta Nu sorority with a 4.0 average in fashion merchandising and is the most popular girl in school. She has the perfect life, that is, until her boyfriend Warner Huntington III (Gareth Gates) dumps her for someone who ...

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Legally Blonde – The Mayflower, Southampton

Music and Lyrics: Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin Director &Choreographer: Jerry Mitchell Reviewer: Jim Nicholson [rating:4]   The touring version of Legally Blonde is in pretty good shape. It may not have the scale, preciseness and overall quality of the West End version but the music and book will always win through with this show sending the punters home more ...

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