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Knights of The Rose

Knights of the rose

Knights of the Rose Knights of the Rose is the newest Jukebox musical to hit the stage. It describes itself as a ‘classic rock musical of Shakespearean proportions.’ It tells of the House of Rose, the heir to the throne, Prince Gawain is the leader of the army and his sister, the Princess, is of course beautiful and the object

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Beirut at Park Theatre

Beirut

Beirut at Park Theatre Beirut by Alan Bowne is set during an unknown time in the future in America where a virus has spread. Residents are tested and those infected are quarantined in an area of New York whilst those that tested negative live in a different part, the two never allowed to mix for fear of contamination. The virus

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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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