Cats 2014/15 Cast London Palladium
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Cats

The revamp of Cats that took place for its run at the Palladium and for the current tour of the show is sort of an equivalent to someone cleaning the ...
The Sound of Music UK Tour 2016
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The Sound of Music

This is one of the best productions of The Sound of Music that I have ever seen on stage. The sets and costumes designed by Gary McCann are reasonably...
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The Glenn Miller Story

I’m not sure quite how to define this show because I think it is a bit schizophrenic. On the one hand, if you are a Tommy Steele fan it is a kind of v...
Save the Last Dance for Me 2016
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Save The Last Dance For Me

So here’s the problem. Compilation musicals based on songs of an earlier era are as old as Talking Films. On stage more recently we have had several o...
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Thriller, Live

I went to Thriller, Live, a Michael Jackson Tribute Show and pop concert, in a sceptical frame of mind. My wife, who is much more an afficionado of th...
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Carmen

I have now attended all three of the operas that Ellen Kent is touring around the country at the moment. Without a doubt, the strongest is Carmen; Tos...
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Chicago

I saw the latest cast of Kander and Ebb’s Chicago in Oxford where it was starting on a new tour. The production is the same one that comes from New Yo...
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Gangsta Granny

I caught up with the BSC stage adaptation of David Walliams’ Gangsta Granny in Oxford at the New Theatre where it was spending a week before moving of...
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Annie

The touring production of Chatrles Strouse, Martin Charnin, and Thomas Meehan’s Annie is the Christmas Show at the New Theatre in Oxford this year and...