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The Braille Legacy

Being the story of a man with apparently boundless devotion to his chosen field, who died relatively young (43) had the moral rectitude of a saint, an...
I Capture The Castle Palace Theatre, Watford
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I Capture The Castle

Adapting a novel into a musical, especially when the novel is as well-loved as Dodie Smith’s 1948 I Capture The Castle, is never going to please every...
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Adam and Eve and Steve

There are some stories which should be taken with a LARGE pinch of salt. ‘The Creation’ story is just such a one. However, in Chandler Warren and W...
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The Life

Ira Gasman is supposed first to have come up with the idea for The Life after walking down 42nd Street at some point in the early 1980’s and seeing a ...
The Frogs Jermyn Street Theatre
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The Frogs

I love this show. I can’t deny it. Not just because it sounds far bigger than the tiny space it’s now inhabiting (thanks to Tim Sutton’s new orchestra...
3.0★ ★ ★
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The Wild Party

The St James Theatre is no more, having been bought by Lord Lloyd Webber and renamed The Other Palace with the intention, as stated in the programme t...
The Girls The Phoenix Theatre
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The Girls

Eight weeks into 2017, and I’m happy to say we have a new bona fide feel-good hit in the West End in the shape of The Girls, Tim Firth and Gary Barlow...
Death Takes A Holiday. Photo Scott Rylander
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Death Takes A Holiday

Death Takes a Holiday, the Yeston/Stone/Meehan musical which has just opened at The Charing Cross Theatre boasts accomplished direction, a great cast,...
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Half A Sixpence

I know I’m always banging on about structure, and what happens when you get it wrong in a musical, but there’s a reason for that, and Half A Sixpence ...