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Jackie The Musical – King’s Theatre, Glasgow

Older and Younger Jackie together

Writer: Mike James Director: Anna Linstrum Choreographer: Arlene Phillips Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys At the height of its powers in the 70s, D.C. Thomson's beloved teen magazine Jackie, had an enviable circulation of over half a million readers a week. With fashion tips, beauty secrets, celebrity gossip, photo-stories and the now infamous Cathy and Claire problem page, its loyal readership eagerly ...

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Jackie The Musical – Liverpool Empire

Older and Younger Jackie together

Writer: Mike James Director: Anna Linstrum Reviewer: John Roberts As Jukebox Musicals go, the plot for Jackie The Musical isn’t go to set the world alight but this musical that is based on the D. C. Thompson publication from the 70s is a fun and engaging musical that packs plenty of nostalgia to give even the eldest member of the ...

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Jackie The Musical – Regent Theatre, Stoke on Trent

Book: Mike James Director: Anna Linstrum Reviewer: Carol Lovatt Women of a certain age will instantly recognise the term Jackie and feel an affinity with this musical. Jackie was the magazine of choice when growing up in the 1970s and was packed full of advice relating to style, love and most importantly, boys. Essentially it touched on issues which previous ...

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Jackie the Musical – New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

The cast of Jackie the Musical

Book: Mike James Director: Anna Linstrum Reviewer: Hannah Powell Jackie The Musical is an explosion of colour, sights, and sounds thrown onto the stage in a way that’s pure seventies. It incorporates popular songs such as 20th Century Boy and Enough is Enough into a love story we can all relate to, and entices audience members to get up and ...

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Jackie the Musical – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

Older and Younger Jackie together

Book: Mike James Director: Anna Linstrum Reviewer: Dominic Corr Dear Cathy & Claire, tonight I would enjoy seeing a show which manages to combine every fashion faux pas of the seventies with catchy tunes, colour and a mid-life crisis; what would you recommend? Had Cathy & Claire still existed, they may have suggested you see Jackie the Musical. Taken from ...

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NEWS: Cast announced for West End Transfer of Menier’s Merrily

The cast have been officially announced for the critically acclaimed West End transfer of the Menier Chocolate Factory’s production of Merrily We Roll Along. Directed by triple Olivier Award winner Maria Friedman, Stephen Sondheim’s musical will play a strictly limited 12 week season at The Harold Pinter Theatre from Tuesday 23rd April. Mark Umbers, Jenna Russel and Damian Humbly reprise ...

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Jesus Christ Superstar – O2 Arena, London

Music: Andrew Lloyd-Webber Lyrics: Tim Rice Director: Laurence Connor Reviewer: Ian Foster [rating:2] Having gone down the road of television casting once again for one of his shows and quite possibly killing off the genre at the same time, Andrew Lloyd-Webber’s much-touted revival of his 1971 rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar will hopefully have the same effect on staging theatrical ...

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