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Spamalot

Firmly in the tradition of not only Month Python but the kind of satirical and surreal humour that made Spike Milligan famous, there is not really a l...
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Top Hat

The minor quibble with the stage version of Top Hat that you and others may have if you are fans of the original film will be that it’s not quite the ...
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Dirty Dancing

The Christmas Show at the New Theatre in Oxford this year is not a traditional Pantomime, nor is it a show for the very young children in the family –...
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Stones In His Pockets

Stones in his Pockets is a wonderful example of Brecht’s “alienation effect” working as it should. Two men: one short, one tall; one chubby, one lanky...
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Annie Get Your Gun

ANNIE’S STILL GOT HER GUN! This touring production of Annie Get Your Gun is so clever and enjoyable that I hate to have any quibbles – but I do. Th...
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Rambert – Rooster

If you have any interest at all in contemporary dance, try not to miss Ballet Rambert wherever and whenever it appears near you. One of the oldest and...
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Ghost: The Musical

Ghost: The Musical is an exemplar of a trend to turn well-known titles into staged versions and add singing and dancing. The problem is that, unlike t...