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Love in Shakespeare (Nottingham Castle)
By Editorial Staff · 8 Sep 2010
After nearly two decades of touring shows, usually including a Shakespeare play, Heartbreak Productions have taken a sideways step this summer with what could loosely be called a compilation of some ...
The Blues Brothers (Tour - Milton Keynes)
By Editorial Staff · 8 Sep 2010
It beggars belief that anyone would take such a well-loved cult classic as the Blues Brothers and strip out of it any edginess only to add in something weirdly reminiscent of pantomime, but this All ...
Birmingham gets the Habit
By Editorial Staff · 6 Sep 2010
Following its sell-out success at the National Theatre, Alan Bennett’s highly acclaimed new play, The Habit Of Art, begins its national tour at Birmingham Repertory Theatre from 28 September ...
Little Shop of Horrors (Birmingham)
By Editorial Staff · 4 Sep 2010
A musical stage adaptation inspired by the flimsy Horror B-movies of the 1950’s doesn’t immediately highlight itself as a commercial success; however, Howard Ashman & Alan Menken’
The Yeomen of the Guard (Oxford)
By Simon Tavener · 3 Sep 2010
One of my first ever trips to the theatre was to see a Gilbert and Sullivan opera at the Royal Theatre in Northampton. G&S has been part of my theatrical and musical life ever since (getting close to
Tell Me on a Sunday (Tour - Northampton)
By Editorial Staff · 3 Sep 2010
I was unsure of what to expect when I went to the Royal Theatre - I did not know anything about the show or the story of Andrew Lloyd Webber's early show Tell Me on a Sunday. I need not have ...
Copacabana
By Editorial Staff · 22 Jul 2010
The great showman famously grew this show from the shoots of his signature number. In its first incarnation in Las Vegas it ran an hour and I confess, although aspiring showgirl Lola certainly has a ...
Lilly Through The Dark (Tour -Burton Taylor, Studio, Oxford)
By Editorial Staff · 20 Jul 2010
After gathering critical awards and public attention at the Edinburgh Festival, The River People bring their gothic tragedy Lilly Through The Dark to the Burton Taylor. Mixing music, poetry ...
Romeo and Juliet (Oxford)
By Simon Tavener · 20 Jul 2010
This is the fourth time in as many years that Romeo and Juliet has been part of the Shakespeare offerings in the outdoor venues of Oxford. This time Creation Theatre have returned to the oft-...
The Sound of Music (Tour - Birmingham)
By Editorial Staff · 15 Jul 2010
The success of this production is steeped in its recognizable tunes and the touching plight of the Von Trapp family which has firmly become embodied in the fabric of popular culture for many ...