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Misery – Connaught Theatre, Worthing

Writer/Adaptor: Simon Moore Director: Andrew Lynford Reviewer: Jenni Dixon [Rating: 3.5]   Adapted from Stephen King’s 1987 psychological thriller novel, Misery is brought to the stage in a two-handed play with Rebecca Wheatley (best known for her receptionist rôle in Casualty) and Philip Bulcock. To give some perspective to those who do not know the story and history of it, ...

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I Love The 70s – Pavilion Theatre, Worthing

Founder: Jane Forshaw-Ellis Producer: Julie Sweeney Reviewer: Jenni Dixon [Rating: 3.5]   A live band consisting of 1 male and 2 female lead singers, keyboard, 2 guitars and a drums lit up Worthing Pavilion for an evening of a selection of 70’s hits. They played classic tunes from ABBA (Waterloo), Mud (Tiger Feet), Candi Staton (Young Hearts Run Free), Blondie ...

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There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly – Pavilion Theatre, Worthing

Writer: Steven Lee Reviewer: Jenni Dixon [Rating: 3] The People’s Theatre Company have brought to the stage an adaptation of a much-loved classic children’s story. The performance begins with the Old Lady and her carer involving the audience in a medley of nursery rhymes to liven the atmosphere. The set has a simple window backdrop, a huge, comfy arm chair ...

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The Man of 10,000 Voices: Michael Winslow – Connaught Theatre, Worthing

Performed by: Michael Winslow Reviewer: Jenni Dixon [Rating: 3.5]   Michael Winslow is probably best known for his rôle as Larvell Jones in the Police Academy films, a cheeky cadet whose human beat box skills and repertoire of hundreds of sound effects helped get him in and out of trouble. Nearly 30 years on and Michael has honed his vocal ...

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Bob the Builder LIVE! – Connaught Theatre, Worthing

Director: Nick George Writer: Miranda Larson Reviewer: Jenni Dixon [Rating: 2.5]   Premier Stage productions in association with HIT Entertainment have brought another well loved children’s character to the stage for Bob the Builder LIVE! Bob and Wendy are busy working for Fixham theatre who are getting ready for a grand re-opening. They have a set to build for local ...

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Cirque du Ciel: ShangHi – Pavilion Theatre, Worthing

Company: Cirque Du Ciel Reviewer: Jenni Dixon [Rating:4]   ShangHi is the latest production by Cirque du Ciel which has been theatrically reworked to appeal to all ages and tour the world. With over 30 performers this show combines acrobatics and some modern dance along with traditional music. The performance is less than 2 hours long with a 15 minute ...

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Tiddler – Connaught Theatre, Worthing

Authors: Axel Scheffler and Julia Donaldson Reviewer: Ann Bawtree [rating:5]   A charming and understated rendition of some favourite tales which includes Tiddler, The Smartest Giant, The Monkey Puzzle and A Squash and a Squeeze by Axel Scheffler and Children’s Laureate, Julia Donaldson. Although they are the authors of The Gruffalo series we were warned from the outset, to avoid ...

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