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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)...
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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...
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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
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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...