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Union – Belinda Scandal’s Showbar, Manchester

Writer: Joshua Val Martin Director: Joshua Val Martin Reviewer: Jo Beggs Gloria Strokem is a washed up drag act, fabulous when she’s decked in feather boas and false eyelashes, not quite so fabulous during the post-weekend come down. In her frazzled state she’s hearing voices. Well…one voice. Cilla Black. And Cilla’s doing what she’s famous for – making the best ...

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Union – Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Director: Mark Thomson Writer: Tim Barrow Reviewer: Amy Taylor The Act of Union and its many players are just one of the focuses of Tim Barrow’s Union, a new work that reveals just how Scotland became part of the United Kingdom in 1707. Directed by Mark Thomson, this new work showcases the talents of a united cast, but a strong ...

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WHAT’S HOT : Week beginning Monday 24th March 2014

After a little break we are delighted to bring to you a larger and improved What’s Hot feature – bringing you the best shows from all over the UK &Ireland to catch in the coming week. Hopefully there is something for everyone in this week’s selection. If you go to see or have seen any of them, then let us ...

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Chess – Union Theatre, London

Music: Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus Lyrics: Tim Rice Director: Christopher Howell and Steven Harris Reviewer: Ian Foster [rating:2.5] With music from Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus of ABBA and conceived by Tim Rice who also contributed the lyrics, the 1980s musical Chess had grand ambitions which have never really come to fruition as it remains a show that has ...

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