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Cinderella – City Varieties, Leeds

Director: Matt Aston Writer: Peter Rowe Reviewer: Ruth Jepson Tired of hearing Princesses sing Let It Go, or This is Me? Want a bit more rock and roll with your Pantomime? But still after that traditional feel? Cinderella The Rock n' Roll Panto in Leeds is definitely the show for you! The story has been tweaked slightly – Cinderella (Grace ...

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The Little Mermaid – Liverpool Everyman

Writer: Sarah A Nixon & Mark Chatterton Director: Mark Chatterton Reviewer: John Roberts   It has to be said that if the Everyman Rock ‘n’ Roll panto was ever to disappear then the theatre scene in Liverpool would be much worse for it, especially if this year’s flippin’ fintastic offering is anything to go by. Writers Sarah A Nixon and ...

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Alice in Wonderland – Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre, Chester

Open Air Theatre - with Wonderland lettering adorning the space

Writer: Lewis Carroll Adaptor: Glyn Maxwell Director: Derek Bond Reviewer: John Roberts Family shows at the Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre have always had a strong stamp of originality and following the success of last year’s production of Stig of the Dump, the same creative team Glyn Maxwell (adaptor) and director Derek Bond have once again brought magic to city ...

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Beauty and The Beast – Liverpool Everyman

Cast of Beauty and the Beast Liverpool Everyman

Writers: Sarah A Nixon and Mark Chatterton Director: Mark Chatterton Reviewer: Tate James If you seek singing teapots and a mob of angry villagers then this is not the night for you. If you seek a multi-talented cast to make you laugh and wow with impressive vocals then the Everyman’s alternative Christmas offering could be. There’s Belle, a magical rose ...

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Lennon – Royal Court, Liverpool

Writer: Bob Eaton Director: Bob Eaton Reviewer: Laura Orton Following rave reviews in 2010 and 2013, with pleas for it’s return, Lennon is back with a score of some of the most famous and best loved songs in history. Covering the life and death of The Beatles most famous and (arguably) most talented member John Lennon, this production takes you ...

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Lennon – Royal Court, Liverpool

Writer/Director: Bob Eaton Reviewer: John Roberts [Rating:3] Lennon is arguably one of the first ever in the jukebox musical genre, having been originally written and performed (1981) in Liverpool just six months after John Lennon’s untimely death. The musical charts the life of one of Liverpool’s most famous children in a whistle-stop 2.5 hour long production. There is plenty to ...

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