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Fat Friends The Musical

Fat Friends

Fat Friends at The Orchard Theatre Fat Friends is one of the new musicals currently touring around the UK. It focuses on mother and daughter, Betty and Kelly. Betty is a super slimmer but unfortunately her daughter Kelly needs convincing. It’s only when Julia Fleshman, head and founder of Super Slimmer’s, offers to pay for her dream wedding dress does Kelly begin her

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Trust

Trust

Trust Trust is the brainchild of German playwright Faik Richter and translated by Maja Zade. It focuses of capitalism through the eyes of a relationship, or at least this is what the blurb tells me. I found ‘Trust’ utterly confusing and frequently unclear as to the point it was trying to hammer home. Whilst I understood the overarching theme that our

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New Jersey Nights

New Jersey Nights

New Jersey Nights New Jersey Nights is a ‘celebration of the music of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons,’ with a live band, 4 singers and 6 dancers. Consequently there is no pretence of a plot, simply the music peppered with a few facts about Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. In order for a tribute act to be successful

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The Mentor

The Mentor

The Mentor at Vaudeville Theatre The Mentor is originally a German play by Daniel Kehlmann, translated by Christopher Hampton. It tells of young writer, Martin Wegner who is paired with the famed writer, Benjamin Rubin, through a mentoring scheme. Martin is thought to be the voice of his generation where as Benjamin’s great success was many years ago. As a

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Pete n Keely

Pete n Keely Pete n Keely is making its European Premier at the Tristan Bates Theatre at the moment and I attended press night on the 4th May. This show is set in 1968 and tells of America’s Sweethearts, Pete Bartel and Keely Stevens. They are performing live on TV for a reunion show. The issue is that they are now

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