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West End Eurovision  –  Adelphi Theatre, London

Director:  Gareth Hulance Reviewer:  Richard Maguire As hotly anticipated as this year’s Eurovision is The West End Eurovision where seven London musicals battle it out for the best performance of a song that has featured in Europe’s biggest music competition. Indeed, with all the competitors’ glitter and sequins The West End Eurovision is camper than the real thing, and has enough abs ...

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West End Eurovision – Shaftesbury Theatre, London

Director: Gareth Hulance Reviewer: Scott Matthewman It has been four years since representatives from various West End musicals last got together to fundraise for HIV charity TheatreMAD with West End Eurovision. The idea is fairly straightforward: cast members from each show take a previous Eurovision finalist’s song and put their own spin on it. A trio of celebrity judges comment ...

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West End Heroes – Dominion Theatre, London

Director: Tim Marshall Reviewer: Scott Matthewman Now in its third year, the charity concertWest End Heroesis moving quietly into a position of being a firm fixture in musical theatre’s extracurricular calendar. Combining West End songs and performers with armed forces bands and singers, the show’s unique sound certainly helps it stand out. And given that every penny raised goes to ...

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INTERVIEW: John Owen-Jones

Just ahead of returning to the West End yet again to play the Phantom of the Opera - almost for the 2000th time - John Owen-Jones talks to Paul Couch about his career,Hiraeth, 'trial by jury' talent shows, getting trumped by Shakin' Stevens and playing... Judge Dredd! You graduated from Central School of Speech &Drama in 1994. What was the ...

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Three Phantoms – Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

Director – Earl Carpenter Musical Director – Anthony Gabriele Reviewer: Edie R [rating:3] “You play the Festival Theatre twice in your career”, we’re told as Three Phantoms opens: “Once on the way up, and once on the way down. It’s great to be back.” It’s a fair indication of the evening of songs from the shows that will follow: funny, ...

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West End Heroes – Dominion Theatre, London

Reviewer: Kat Pope [rating:5] Keeping people standing outside in the foyer for well over half an hour isn't a good start to any evening, but people were forgiving for last night's West End Heroes as it was a one-off charity gala concert for Help for Heroes on the stage where We Will Rock You has lived for over a decade. ...

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The Phantom of the Opera – Milton Keynes Theatre

Lyrics: Charles Hart and Richard Stilgoe Director: Laurence Connor Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber Reviewer: Maggie Constable [Rating:5] Way below the glory and splendour of the renowned Opera House in Paris, there lurks the Phantom in a solitary and shadowy existence. Ashamed of his disfigured face and feared by all who see or hear him, the love he bears for his ...

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