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Pippin by Sedos

Pippin SEDOS

Pippin by SEDOS Pippin is a show that seems to be in vogue at the moment with the recent revival at the Southwark Playhouse and Sedos have been able to ride this wave of popularity. It tells of Charlemagne’s son, Pippin, who is determined to find his ‘corner of the sky,’ his reason for living. He tries war, sex, revolution,

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Chess by the ENO

Chess

Chess by the ENO Chess is a piece that I have appreciated, especially musically, for a while, having performed in the show myself a number of years ago. The show is set during the politically driven Cold War. American Chess grandmaster Freddy Trumper takes on Russian grandmaster,  Anatoly Sergievsky but Freddy lets ego get in the way and soon Freddy’s number two, Florence has switched

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Bat Out Of Hell

Bat Out of Hell

Bat Out of Hell I had somehow completely missed last years production of Bat Out of Hell at the Coliseum and after attending their preview event I was determined to catch it this time round. I finally got my chance on the evening of the 23rd April. Bat Out of Hell is possibly one of the most random musicals I

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Strictly Ballroom

Stricltly Ballroom

Strictly Ballroom Strictly Ballroom is the West End’s latest offering, based on Baz Lurhmann’s movie of the same name. Scott Hastings has grown up in the ballroom dance world however due to his desire to dance his own steps rather than federation steps he finds himself without a partner, just before the finals. Fran, a beginner convinces Scott to dance

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Sunset Boulevard

Sunset Boulevard

Sunset Boulevard at New Wimbledon Theatre Sunset Boulevard is one of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s hits that tells of Norma Desmond a forgotten silent movie star. One night Joe Gillis, an out of work writer, turns up at her door. After convincing him to assist her with a script she has been working on, Desmond soon begins to manipulate him. Before long and

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Dogfight by SEDOS

Dogfight

Dogfight Dogfight is a show with music by Pasek and Paul of Dear Evan Hansen, Smash and La La Land fame. Being a huge fan of their work and having experienced SEDOS’ high standards previously, I was excited to discover what Dogfight had to offer. Dogfight is set in San Francisco on the eve of the Kennedy assassination and the night

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