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NEWS: Casting announced for National Theatre’s The Light Princess

The complete casting for Tori Amos’ new musical The Light Princess has been announced. The production written by and featuring the music of Tori Amos alongside Samuel Adamson will be directed by award winning director Marianne Elliot and premieres at the Lyttelton Theatre at the National Theatre, previewing from 25th September the production is scheduled to open on 9th October ...

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The Tailor-Made Man – Arts Theatre, London

Book: Amy Rosenthal, with Claudio Macor Music: Duncan Walsh Atkins and Adam Meggido Lyrics: Adam Meggido Director: Claudio Macor Reviewer: Ian Foster [rating:4] Described by Joan Crawford as “the happiest married couple in Hollywood”, new musical The Tailor-Made Man focuses on the 50 year love affair between Hollywood star of the 1920s William Haines and interior designer in the making, ...

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Radio Times – Richmond Theatre, London

Music: Noel Gay Book: Abi Grant and Alex Armitage Director: Caroline Leslie Reviewer: JohnnyFox [rating:4] You’ve never heard of Reg Armitage from Wakefield, have you? Much less heard that he was one of Britain’s most prolific composer-lyricists in the years between the two World Wars or that Sheridan Morley described him as the nearest thing Britain had to a home-grown ...

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Radio Times – New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

Music: Noel Gay Book: Abi Grant and Alex Armitage Director: Caroline Leslie Musical Director: Paul Herbert Reviewer: Glen Pearce [rating:3]   Seventy years ago the BBC was hard at work broadcasting morale-boosting variety shows to raise the flagging wartime spirit. Twenty years ago those broadcasts were brought to the stage in musical form. Radio Times didn’t run as long as ...

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Radio Times – Derby Theatre

Music: Noel Gay Book: Abi Grant and Alex Armitage Director: Caroline Leslie Reviewer: James Garrington [rating:4.5] As the nights are drawing in, what could be better than spending an evening enjoying the warm glow of some good, old-fashioned entertainment? Radio Times tells the story of a group of wartime radio entertainers, about to broadcast to America for the first time. ...

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Radio Times – Royal & Derngate, Northampton

Writer: Noel Gay Director: Caroline Leslie Reviewer: Sue Dixon [rating:5] Radio Times is an utterly delightful and entertaining musical – a toe tapping frolic through a live broadcast variety show from the past. Anyone in the audience of the atmospheric Royal Theatre, Northampton must have felt like a time traveller, transported to a BBC theatre during the blitz while the ...

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