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Wonderland

Wonderland review

Wonderland Wonderland is one of those shows that I had heard about, what feels like an age ago. A musical by Wildhorn (whose previous work I adore), starring Kerry Ellis…..well that sounded right up my street. I was therefore thrilled to be invited along to press night at the Churchill Theatre. Wonderland puts a contemporary spin on the story of

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The Shawshank Redemption

Shawshank Redemption

The Shawshank Redemption The Shawshank Redemption is listed as IMBD’s top rated movie of all time. I was therefore keen to see if this stage adaptation of the Stephen King story could live up to the film. For those of you not familiar with the film, The Shawshank Redemption tells of the inmates at Shawshank Maximum Security Penitentiary. This includes

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The Plough and the Stars

The Plough and the Stars

The Plough and the Stars by Sean O’Casey opened at the National Theatre last night (27th July). 2016 is the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising, the background to this piece. The play tells of a group of people living in a tenement building. Act 1 opens in the lead up to the Easter Rising and spends time building up the characters

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The Go-Between

The Go-Between

StageDoor App very kindly arranged for a ‘LDNTheatreBloggers outing to see the new British Musical, The Go-Between. The Go-Between is a musical based on P J Hartley’s novel. The Go-Between tells of loss of innocence of the main character Leo. We follow him over the course of one summer as he becomes the ‘postman’ between the beautiful and upper class Marian

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Jackie The Musical

Jackie The Musical Jackie The Musical officially opened in style last night at the Churchill Theatre with their press night. The musical is based on the magazine Jackie that was published from 1964 – 1993, selling in excess of 600,000 copies a week by the mid-1970’s. The musical focus on the adult that the Jackie girl in the 1970’s has

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Let It Be

Let-it-be

Let It Be I have heard so much about ‘Let It Be’ but have never got round to seeing it, that was until Monday 25th January where I went to see it at the Churchill Theatre. Let It Be describes itself as ‘a celebration of the music of the Beatles’ which is essentially a Beatles tribute concert. There is no

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