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Back to the Future:
The Musical

Show business is, as the saying goes, not art, but business. And business can be a very venal beast. Rarely has that been more blindingly obvious t...
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Express G & S

John Savournin, founder of Charles Court Opera, and the man who, along with David Eaton put together Express G & S during the lockdown, describes ...
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Sleeping Beauty

These are curious times through which we’re living. The once dependable tent pegs around which we normally hang the year have been up-ended, or have d...
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Be More Chill

This above all, to thine own self be true. It’s not a line which actually appears in Be More Chill, the US import which has just opened at The Other P...
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Falling In Love Again

It’s a testament to our enduring fascination with the British Royal Family that more than 70 years after the 1936 abdication ‘crisis’ the tale of how ...
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Midlife Cowboy

The comedian Tony Hawks always comes across as being a thoroughly nice man. Given that the great and the good of the ‘British Comedy Establishment’ tu...
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Falsettos

It’s a rare show indeed where you can actually hear grown men crying at the final curtain, before the audience rises to its feet almost as one in a wa...
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Queen of the Mist

Pint Of Wine Theatre Company have pulled off that all too rare occurrence. Buoyed up by a sell-out run, and on a raft of excellent reviews for Queen o...
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The View Upstairs

Get the first fifteen minutes of a show right, and the audience will go anywhere you lead them. Get it wrong, and it makes for a VERY long evening of ...