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Aladdin – Richmond Theatre

Writers: Jonathan Kiley and Alan McHugh Director: Ken Alexander Reviewer: David Guest Biggins is back! That simple statement should be enough to tempt panto fans young and old into cleaning their magic carpets and flying off to Richmond Theatre for what must be one of the slickest, funniest and brassiest seasonal shows this year. Just when we feared the doyen ...

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Count Arthur Strong: The Sound of Mucus Tour – The Lowry, Salford

Writer: Steve Delaney Director: Graham Duff Reviewer: Jim Gillespie   Steve Delaney matures with age. Like fine wine or the “Scottish Lucozade” with which Count Arthur Strong lubricates his evening at Salford’s Lyric Theatre. After two decades bringing the Count to life, the two grow closer in age, and Delaney becomes more totally believable as the unnatural offspring of Harry ...

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Count Arthur Strong: Someone Up There Licks Me! – The Lowry, Salford

Script Editor/Director: Graham Duff Reviewer: Jim Gillespie   Steve Delaney’s comic creation is now a well-developed persona. Creating a character whose foibles can sustain more than a decade of situation comedy is no small achievement, and the Count is a brilliant and monstrous creation. Slightly deaf, slightly dim, easily confused, slightly forgetful, and easily slighted. He bumbles and blurts his ...

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