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The Ice Cream Boys – Jermyn Street Theatre, London

Writer: Gail Louw Director: Vik Sivalingam Reviewer: David Guest South African politics in a post-Apartheid setting provides the edgy background to exciting new work The Ice Cream Boys at Jermyn Street Theatre, a small venue which constantly manages to strike oil. A boyish banter combines with cut-throat confrontation as two old rivals meet in the waiting room of a hospital ...

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King Kong (A Comedy) – The Vaults, London

Writer: Daniel Clarkson Director: Owen Lewis Reviewer: Saoirse Anton With eight films released since 1933, and another planned, King Kong has been a cinematic stalwart for over eight decades. Despite, or perhaps as a result of, his status as a classic cinema character, bringing Kong from the screen to the stage is almost as daunting as bringing him from Skull ...

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Derren Brown: Miracle – Milton Keynes Theatre

Derren Brown in Miracle

Writers: Derren Brown, Andy Nyman and Andrew O’Connor Directors: Andy Nyman and Andrew O’Connor Reviewer: Natasha Hegarty Derren Brown: Illusionist, mind-reader, hypnotist and showman extraordinaire. The magician’s latest spectacle is Miracle, which explores just that. There are miracles in everything – we’re miracles – and he certainly performs them. As ever, he requests that those who have seen the show ...

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Derren Brown: Miracle – Grand Opera House, York

Writers: Derren Brown, Andy Nyman &Andrew O’Connor Director: Andy Nyman, Andrew O’Connor Set Designer: Simon Higlett Lighting Designer: Tim Mascall Reviewer: Charlotte Broadbent Derren Brown is here to remind us just why, after 13 years of touring, BAFTA and Olivier awards, record breaking ratings and dozens of TV shows he remains the master of illusion. As ever he requests that ...

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Lion Boy – Mercury Theatre, Colchester

Writer: Zizou Corder Adaptor: Marcelo Dos Santos Directors: Clive Mendus and James Yeatman Reviewer: Michael Gray   “This is a big story – it needs to be savoured!” Complicité’s first show aimed at a younger audience, now revived and touring, makes a great half-term treat for the Mercury Theatre, directed by Clive Mendus and James Yeatman after the original by ...

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Eric & Little Ern- St James Theatre, London

Writer: Ian Ashpitel and Jonty Stephens Director: Owen Lewis Reviewer: Cavelle Leigh   Eric and Ernie’s are big shoes to fill, the iconic double act having shared a hugely successful career spanning three decades leading them to fondly be thought of as the nation’s pride. Up to the challenge are Jonty Stephens (Eric Morecambe) and Ian Aspitel (Ernie Wise) who ...

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