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Bring on the Bollywood – Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch

Writer: Sâmir Bhamra Composers: Devesh Sodha Director: Sâmir Bhamra Choreographers: Leena Patel, Subhash Viman, Sonia Sabri Reviewer: Michael Gray A colourful tribute to the Bollywood genre, this big-hearted show explodes onto the Hornchurch stage in a riot of song and dance, gorgeous costumes and songs from the big screen. A little bit camp, a little bit kitsch, but great uncomplicated fun ...

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Cymbeline – Curve. Leicester

Writer: William Shakespeare, adapted by: Samir Bhamra Director: Samir Bhamra Reviewer: Farhana Shaikh [rating:3] Phizzical’s reimagination of Shakespeare’s Cymbeline, is as peculiar as the play itself. Opening with a song, a lip synced Bollywood number with its over-laden emotions and sentiments helps to set the tone and ease the audience in. In Shakespeare’s Cymbeline his daughter falls for a lowly ...

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Cymbeline – The Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Samir Bhamra Composer: Ajay Srivastava andDevesh Sodha Reviewer: Nicole Evans [rating:3] Shakespeare and Bollywood are two things you wouldn’t usually expect to hear in the same sentence, so the concept of a Bollywood style adaptation of the classic, romantic tale that is Cymbeline is rather difficult to get your head around. This evening at The Belgrade ...

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