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The Muppets Take the O2 – The O2 Arena, London

Reviewer: Mark Clegg Jim Henson’s furry creations have been around for over sixty years, but they really secured their place in pop culture history in the late 1970s with The Muppet Show, its perfect blend of anarchy, knowing humour and sweet sentimentalism meaning that it was an immediate hit with all ages. Thanks to eight movies, countless other projects and ...

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Avenue Q – Grand Opera House, York

Avenue Q cast 2016 tour

Writer: Jeff Whitty Music and Lyrics: Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx Director/Choreographer: Cressida Carre Reviewer: Janet Jepson It’s furry, funny, fuzzy, naughty and definitely one to see, welcome to Avenue Q! This is a musical unlike any other. Eleven extremely talented human performers tread the boards, but hardly anyone notices them. The limelight is well and truly stolen by their ...

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Mahna Mahna: A Muppet Cabaret – The Pheasantry, London

Writer/Director: Paul L. Martin, Birgitta Kenyon Reviewer: Chris Combemale “It's not easy, bein' green” Pizza Express. Hardly the venue you’d expect to turn up at to watch, and at times participate in a raucous and truly hilarious celebration of The Muppets by renowned cabaret performer Paul L. Martin. Yet tucked away beneath the Chelsea finery of the King’s Road Pizza ...

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Adam Hills: Happyism – Harrogate Theatre

Reviewer: Rosie Revell [Rating:5] “Less talented than Hugh Jackman and more tolerant than Mel Gibson” Adam Hills, best known as the genial, but forthright Aussie host of Channel 4’s popular comedy show The Last Leg, describes himself in this way to the rapt Harrogate audience but the truth is he is much more than that. His laid back, easy-going, infectious ...

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Peacock and Gamble – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Paul Downham [rating:4.5] Having witnessed the crazy world of Peacock and Gamble you leave the theatre asking yourself despite their tag line of ‘we don’t even want to be on telly anyway’ if they really do strive for that moment in the wider spotlight, or are they content with performing their mad capped comedy to a smaller appreciative audience ...

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