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Barnum – New Wimbledon Theatre, London


Book: Mark Bramble Lyrics: Michael Stewart Music: Cy Coleman Director: Jean-Pierre Van Der Spuy Reviewer:  Jessica Jane   Barnum is based on the life and times of ‘The Greatest Show man on earth’ PT Barnum. We follow Barnum as he collects and builds his menagerie of acts to ensure the audiences are rolling up to his show. Set in the wonderful ...

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Barnum – Bristol Hippodrome


Book: Mark Bramble Lyrics: Michael Stewart Music: Cy Coleman Director: Jean-Pierre Van Der Spuy Reviewer: Naomi Stevens From the second the audience enters the auditorium, entertainment is brought to life with jugglers, magicians and a variety of tumblers all putting on displays around, between and sometimes even on the seats. It is a chance for people to become involved and ...

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Barnum – Curve Leicester


Music: Cy Coleman Lyrics: Michael Stewart Book: Mark Bramble Director: Jean-Pierre Van Der Spuy Reviewer: Phil Lowe Phineas Taylor Barnum – the greatest showman on earth! What a statement! A claim like no other! That may be wise-cracking humbug, and there may well be a 'Sucker Born Ev'ry Minute', but darn it, that fella Brian Conley as PT Barnum is ...

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NEWS: Miss Saigon Gala Performance Announced

Miss Saigon - Prince Edward Theatre - Photo  Matthew Murphy

Following its triumphant return to the West End, Cameron Mackintosh has announced a Gala Performance of Miss Saigon to celebrate its 25th birthday. The performance on Monday 22 September will feature the cast of the new production  joined onstage by members of the original company in a special finale. All tickets for this Gala Performance will be at the original ...

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INTERVIEW: Paul Spicer…Part II

Paul Spicer

Concluding our exclusive two part interview with West End producer and performer Paul Spicer, colleague Ava Eldred talks to Paul about his more recent successes and what lies ahead in the future. If you haven’t already read part one you can do so here (Part 1). John Roberts - Executive Editor So after the Notes from New York season in ...

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Miss Saigon – Prince Edward Theatre, London

Miss Saigon - Prince Edward Theatre - Photo  Matthew Murphy

Music: Claude-Michel Schönberg Lyrics: Richard Maltby Jnr. & Alain Boublil Book: Alain Boublil & Claude-Michel Schönberg Director: Laurence Connor Reviewer: John Roberts Making a welcome return to London, 15 years after it finished its original record breaking run at Drury Lane,  Miss Saigon has once again landed in the West End and has HIT written all over. Director Laurence Connor, ...

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WHATS HOT – Week beginning Monday 12th May 2014


Miss Saigon – Prince Edward Theatre, London The heat is back on in London’s West End as the newly announced British billionaire Sir Cameron Mackintosh lands his 25th anniversary production of Boubil and Schonberg’s Miss Saigon. Based on Puccini’s Madame Butterfly this tragic and epic musical re-envisions Puccini’s opera during the Vietnam War. Directed by Laurence Connor – the same ...

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NEWS: Gok Wan to host You’ll Never Walk Alone Charity Gala


Award-winning TV personality, fashion guru, author and all round National Treasure Gok Wan will host the special one-night-only concert You’ll Never Walk Alone at the Queen’s Theatre on Sunday 2 March 2014 at 7.30pm in aid of the Philippines Typhoon Appeal, it was announced today. Tickets are now on sale from £32.50, with all proceeds going directly to the Disasters ...

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