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The Rise and Fall of Little Voice – The Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

Writers:  Jim Cartwright Director: Paul Robinson Designer: Tim Meacock Composer/Musical Director: Simon Slater Reviewer: Rob Atkinson When a production receives a spontaneous standing ovation, as The Rise and Fall of Little Voice so deservedly did at Scarborough’s Stephen Joseph Theatre, then the mere words of a review can only restate the obvious: here was a resounding success based on a ...

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The Glass Menagerie – Nottingham Playhouse

Writer: Tennessee Williams Director: Giles Croft Reviewer: Dave Smith   The Glass Menagerie isn’t just the play that first established the reputation of Tennessee Williams, it’s also his most overtly autobiographical work. Told from the point of view of aspiring poet Tom Wingfield (Tom was Williams’ given name), it centres on his attempts to escape both a humdrum job in ...

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Cox & Box – Mrs Bouncer’s Legacy – Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

Writers:F. C. Burnand, Chris Monks Composers:Sir Arthur Sullivan, Richard Atkinson Director:Chris Monks Musical Director:Mark Gordon Reviewer: Ron Simpson Chris Monks and his musical associate, Richard Atkinson, are known for combining a love for, and deep knowledge of, Gilbert and Sullivan with great skill in subverting and transforming their operas; The Mikado set in Titipu Cricket Club springs immediately to mind! ...

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Jack and the Beanstalk – Nottingham Playhouse

Writer and Director: Kenneth Alan Taylor Reviewer: Phil Lowe This year marks two anniversaries for Nottingham Playhouse. Firstly, the 50th anniversary of the ‘new’ theatre building that opened on 11th December 1963 with a performance of Shakespeare’s Coriolanus with a stellar cast including John Neville, Sir Ian McKellen and Michael Crawford. Since 1963 the iconic building has seen brilliant seasons ...

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