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Merlin – Nuffield Theatre, Southampton

The cast of Merlin at Southampton's Nuffield Theatre

Writer: Ella Hickson Director: Liam Steel Reviewer: David Jobson   Who says libraries aren't fun? This production company doesn't think so in the Nuffield's latest offering for the festive season, Merlin. Among the towering walls of bookshelves, the show is staged by a group of bespectacled, tweed-jacket-wearing librarians. An odd choice, but soon the level of imagination in Ella Hickson's ...

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NEWS: Ronan Keating to make West End debut as Guy in Once

Ronan Keating the former lead singer of irish boyband Boyzone is set to make his West End debut in the rôle of Guy in the hit musical Once. Taking over the lead rôle from David Hunter, Keating will play the part for a limited run from 17th November 2014 to 21st March 2015. Having admitted to seeing the show several ...

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The Brontës of Dunwich Heath… and Cliff – Sir John Mills Theatre, Ipswich

Writers: Ivan Cutting and Eileen Ryan Director: Ivan Cutting Reviewer: Glen Pearce Eastern Angles’ Christmas shows have a long history of lampooning literary greats. Jane Mansfield and Charles Dickens just two recent victims. For 2013 the company turn their eyes towards Yorkshire and the Brontës, inventing Suffolk cousins for the literary sisters. Replacing the desolate North Yorkshire moors with the ...

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