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Sleeping Beauty – Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Writer and Director: Iain Lauchlan Reviewer: Nicole Craft It’s been a mere six years since Sleeping Beauty last pricked her finger on Coventry’s Belgrade Theatre stage and, by writer and director Iain Lauchlan’s own admission, keeping things different enough to continuing winning a regular, local audience over can be tricky. Nobody has any reason to question whether this year’s efforts will be ...

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Grease – Birmingham Hippodrome

The T-Birds

Book, Music & Lyrics: Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey Director: David Gilmore Reviewer: Selwyn Knight The original production of Grease in Chicago in 1971 was a rather starker affair than audiences are used to today. As it evolved, and especially after the 1978 film version, which made several changes to the song list some of which filtered back into the ...

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Grease – Palace Theatre, Manchester

Book, Music and Lyrics: Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey Director: David Gilmore Reviewer: Donna Kelly It’s safe to say that Grease is one of the most globally recognised and successful musicals of all time. Since its opening on Broadway in 1971, the smash-hit musical has enjoyed astounding success on Broadway and London’s West End, has toured throughout the world and ...

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Dick Whittington – Opera House, Manchester

Writer &Director: Eric Potts Reviewer: Iain Sykes [rating:5] Dick Whittington, Manchester Opera House’s Christmas offering, is a Christmas cracker of a pantomime, packed with energy, a fast paced, brilliantly delivered script, written by Eric Potts, and enough jokes to keep the smiles on the faces of young and old from start to finish. This great telling of the story is ...

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Grease –Venue Cymru, Llandudno

Director: David Gilmore Reviewer: Sarah Astbury [Rating:4] Grease is the Word at least in Llandudno it is. The iconic musical has been touring the UK on various stages for many years and various comments have been made about the production, the show is one of the most loved musicals of all time whether you are 5 or 95 everyone has ...

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