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Dogfight

This is the European première of a musical first staged off-Broadway in 2012, and it is the best thing I have seen all year.  The auditorium in the sm...
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Emma Packer is a very good actress, and the role that she adopts in this one-woman performance is played with great conviction and commitment.  And au...
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Carousel

Walk on, walk on, with hope in your heart, and you’ll never walk alone.”  With those words of encouragement, in a song familiar to us all, there comes...
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Blues in the Night

From the first warbling blue note of the saxophone solo that opened the show, it was clear that something special was in store.  Right enough, the thr...
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On Tidy Endings

A long queue snaked its way from Cambridge Circus, in the heart of London’s Theatreland, round the corner into Earlham Street, and round another corne...
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Songs from my Trunk

Walk through the Edwardian opulence of the Hippodrome in Leicester Square – past the baccarat, the poker and the roulette tables, for the Hippodrome i...
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A Spoonful of Sherman

Come to the cabaret, old chum, was the refrain I was singing in the bath this morning.  The feel-good factor had persisted from last night’s performan...