4.0★ ★ ★ ★
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Briefs: Close Encounters

This is not a show to take your maiden aunt to, or a card-carrying member of the Democratic Unionist Party. It is decadent. It is ripely gay. And it h...
3.0★ ★ ★
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An Inspector Calls

And now for something completely different. After a run of excellent musicals, the New Wimbledon Theatre is hosting a serious drama, one which has lon...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★
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Welcome to the Big Top

Crazy Coqs is an intimate cabaret bar below ground near Piccadilly Circus.  One might expect the music to be slinky and seductive, with a singer in a ...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★
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Summer Holiday

Adaptations of movies to the stage (it used to be the other way round) are coming thick and fast these days.  And nowhere faster (I won’t say thicker)...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★
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Saturday Night Fever

“Three men inspired” was the caption to a notorious photograph of the Bee Gees in their mid-Seventies pomp, their long hair streaming in the current o...
3.0★ ★ ★
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Vicki and Pat in Fuerteventura

Your reviewer had never heard of Fuerteventura, but it turns out to be a holiday resort in the Canary Islands, popular for package holidays, and indee...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★
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Madagascar the Musical

The New Wimbledon Theatre was absolutely packed for the press night of this short run of a brilliant musical.  I am pleased to say that children great...
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
4.0★ ★ ★ ★
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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 ...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★
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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...