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This Is My Family – New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

Writer: Tim Firth Director: Daniel Evans Musical Director: Caroline Humphris Reviewer: Glen Pearce   You can’t choose your family the saying goes but, for Tim Firth, the family makes the perfect subject for a musical. In doing so he turns the everyday into what may just be one of the finest new British musicals for many a year. The plot ...

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This Is My Family – Playhouse Theatre, Liverpool

Writer: Tim Firth Music and Lyrics: Tim Firth Director: Daniel Evans Reviewer: Jamie Gaskin   Tim Firth offers us an entertaining family – which is quite different from family entertainment. Not particularly in adult themes (although auntie Sian's love-life is quite spicy) but in the depth of emotions shown by its members. You cannot dismiss this asOutnumberedwith music. The sadness ...

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This Is My Family – Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield

Writer, Music &Lyrics: Tim Firth Director: Daniel Evans Reviewer: Fiona Hannon This was a special evening for Sheffield Theatres as they proudly unveiled the results of The Lyceum Theatre’s nine week refurbishment programme. This grand Grade II* listed theatre now twinkling with new lights, new cables, new carpets, new upholstery and 1000 litres of fresh new paint, glowed as a ...

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WHAT’S HOT: Week beginning Monday 13th October

Another week passes and the world of theatre continues to thrive and excite. This week's shows include looking at the past and the future - from famous literary voices to some of the finest comedians the UK has ever seen. Some of our shows look at our society and asks some striking questions about our moral code and ethics, and ...

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