3.0★ ★ ★
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Beautiful

The New Wimbledon Theatre was absolutely packed for the first night of this short run of a musical previously staged on Broadway and the West End. You...
Underbelly Soap Circus
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SOAP

This has been the most jam-packed hour and ten minutes in your reviewer’s career. As he walked across the footbridge over the Thames to the Southbank ...
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Sunset Boulevard

The plaudits had already been showered on this production of Sunset Boulevard long before your reviewer put finger to keyboard.  Of the two protagonis...
Jack and the Beanstalk New Wimbledon Theatre, London
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Jack and the Beanstalk

Pantomime Paradise! That must be the accolade for yet another triumphant Christmas production at the New Wimbledon Theatre, that grand old edifice bui...
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Monty Python’s Spamalot

When a show has the audience rolling in the aisles, it is a brave reviewer who will say that the show is rubbish. But it is not lack of boldness that ...
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Flashdance – The Musical

Wow!!  This old reviewer, a crotchety curmudgeon, entertained serious doubts that he would enjoy the spectacle of nubile (and scantily clad) young lad...
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Tenderly

Your reviewer is old enough to remember when Rosemary Clooney had songs in the ‘Hit Parade’, as we used to call it, songs which were frequently heard ...

From Page To Stage

The Other Palace is a little less palatial than the one next door, namely Buckingham Palace. But it too is attracting numerous visitors this summer. ...
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The Blues Brothers

Who has not seen The Blues Brothers movie?  Released in 1980, it was shown continuously for years at the Screen on Baker Street, and is a cult classic...
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Lynched

Having read the novel Hawksmoor by Peter Ackroyd, your reviewer was a little apprehensive on descending into the undercroft of St George’s Church in B...