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Hir at the Bush Theatre

Hir

Hir at the Bush Theatre Let me start by explaining the title…..Hir is a gender neutral pronoun, used in place of him or her. With a title such as this the show is clearly going to deal with gender issues. To say that Hir does this is an understatement. Hir not only deals with gender issues from a transgender point

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Miss Nightingale

Miss Nightingale

Miss Nightingale Miss Nightingale is a British musical by Matthew Bugg which is set during World War 2. It tells of cabaret club owner Sir Frank Worthington-Blythe who is opening a new club in London and is looking for a new act. Maggie Brown, shortly renamed Miss Nightingale is introduced to Frank by her  then boyfriend Tom Fuller and is

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Side Show

Sideshow

Side Show at the Southwark Playhouse For several years now my musical theatre loving friends have extoled the virtues of Side Show to me but up until now I have not had the opportunity to see it. Luckily the production of Side Show at the Southwark Playhouse did not disappoint and I am finally able to understand and agree with

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The Greater Game

Greater Game

The Greater Game is a new play by Michael Head, adapted from the book ‘They Took The Lead’ by Stephen Jenkins. It is currently playing at the Southwark Playhouse. The play tells of the true story of the players from Clapton Orient (now Leyton Orient) who signed up to fight in the war. The show follows the players from 2 of them

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Pride And Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice

  Pride and Prejudice Following its success at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, Pride and Prejudice began its National Tour at the Churchill Theatre in Bromley. I was lucky enough to attend on Thursday 22nd September for the first press night of the tour. This adaption of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice is by Simon Reade. I’m sure most of you

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Funny Girl

Funny Girl

I know that I am late to the party on Funny Girl but let me just explain how late……. I have never seen the Funny Girl movie, the only song I could sing you from Funny Girl was ‘Don’t Rain on My Parade,’ although I could possibly hum a few bars of ‘People’ at a push. On top of all

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