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The Wandering Hearts – Broadcast, Glasgow

Having spent weeks at the top of the Country Artist Album chart, the talent and quality of London-based 'country, folk-pop' group The Wandering Hearts won't be confined to intimate venues like Glasgow's Broadcast for long. Thirty minutes after uploading two demos to SoundCloud, the group, then called The Paper Hearts, caught the attention of Decca Records, who invited them to ...

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Muted – The Bunker, London

Writer: Sarah Henley Music and lyrics: Tim Prottey-Jones and Tori Allen-Martin Director: Jamie Jackson Reviewer: Stephen Bates Lovers of musicals should have no trouble finding the Bunker, as it is right next to the Menier Chocolate Factory and they may well consider it worth their while heading there to catch this brand new show, similar in style to Willy Russell's Blood ...

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CD REVIEW: Tim Prottey-Jones – To Do. To Be

Reviewer: Naomi Stevens To Do. To Be is the latest offering from the multi-talented Tim Prottey-Jones. The brand new music contained within this album comes from an assortment of short and feature-length films and musical theatre and is a collaboration with several other writers combined with the vocals of many names from Theatreland including Declan Bennett, Alistair Brammer and Laura ...

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NEWS: Ronan Keating to make West End debut as Guy in Once

Ronan Keating the former lead singer of irish boyband Boyzone is set to make his West End debut in the rôle of Guy in the hit musical Once. Taking over the lead rôle from David Hunter, Keating will play the part for a limited run from 17th November 2014 to 21st March 2015. Having admitted to seeing the show several ...

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Once the Musical – Phoenix Theatre, London

Book: Enda Walsh Music &Lyrics: Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova Director: John Tiffany Reviewer: Joanna Trainor “It’s magic,” but not in the usual sense of a musical. There are no jazz hands, big tap numbers or sequined costumes, but the simplicity of Enda Walsh’s s story of two people brought together by their pain and hoovers, makes Once the Musical ...

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Equally – Cockpit, London

Director: Tori Allen-Martin Composer: Tim Prottey-Jones Lyrics: Tori Allen-Martin and Tim Prottey-Jones Reviewer: Fran Beaton To be told upon going into the auditorium that the first act will be ninety minutes long is enough to disconcert even the most seasoned theatre goer. However, the reputation of Interval Productions, with the success of Another Way late last year, dissuaded the unease, ...

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PREVIEW – Once Musical ( #OnceSecretGig)

Reporter: Joanna Trainor [nggallery id=11] After receiving six Olivier Award nominations last week, Once the musical has just undergone a cast change. A perfect time to invite various press and journalists to watch them perform four songs and take part in a quick Q&A at their home the Phoenix Theatre. The most notable change is that the rôle of Guy, ...

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NEWS: West End stars record charity EP for Great Ormond Street

Cynthia Erivo, Simon Bowman, Sophie Louise Dann, Shona White, Scott Garnham, Jodie Jacobs &Michael Xavier join a host of musical theatre stars to record festive charity EP; ‘A Very West End Christmas’. In a project of unprecedented scale, co-producers Darren Bell and Kris Rawlinson brought together almost fifty stars of musical theatre, after two months of planning, to record an ...

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