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Why Tom Hopper’s Cats isn’t as bad as you think

When the first trailers for Tom Hopper’s movie adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s classic stage musical, I – like most people – were sceptical. Have they really CGI’d Judi Dench’s face onto the body of a cat? Why have the female cats got breasts? There were so many questions that left me disappointed and nervous […]

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42nd Street: An immersive and lavish production hailing back to 1930s musicals

For anyone who is a fan of high-end productions then 42nd Street is the one to see – whether it’s the brilliantly perfected dance routines or the lavish costumes the play does not fail to entertain. Director: Mark Bramble Written by: Michael Stewart & Mark Bramble Starring: Sheena Easton, CJ Johnson, Tom Lister, Claire Halse, […]

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Flash, Bang, Wallop! Half a Sixpence is a toe-tapping success

To say that Cameron Mackintosh’s adaptation of H G Wells’ novel is a light-hearted, toe-tapping and fun show to see would be an understatement. Director: Rachel Kavanaugh Writer: Julian Fellowes Lyrics: George Stiles, Anthony Drewe, David Heneker Starring: Charlie Stemp, Devon-Elise Johnson, Emma Williams, Vivien Parry, Jane How, Gerard Carey, Ian Bartholomew Theatre: Noel Coward […]