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The Velma Celli Show – Review 30/05/2014

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Velma1.JPGThe way she makes you feel is clear. Velma Celli gives you fever when she struts her stuff and shows off her sequins and heels in her scorching, sordid show at Hippodrome Casino’s Matcham Room. Read the rest of this entry

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Blood Brothers – Review 31/3/14

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Blood Brothers is one of those shows that occupies a special spot in my heart. I can still vividly remember the first time I saw it many years ago on a school trip, then coming home and insistently saying that I never had and never would see a better musical. Well, it was quickly pointed out to me that I had only seen two others and so could not possibly make such a sweeping statement, but fortunately the show has never disappointed me and never slipped far from the top spot. Read the rest of this entry

Tonight’s the Night – Review 17/03/14

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Unsurprisingly, a musical based on the hits of Rod Stewart relies heavily on the vocal talents of its cast. Fortunately for Tonight’s the Night, the show is packed with incredible singers churning out an extensive catalogue of music. Read the rest of this entry

No Way to Treat a Lady – Review 24/01/14

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In this dark musical about a mysterious strangler living for the limelight and killing for the headlines, who dresses appropriately for every murder, comedy has taken a sinister turn in the streets of New York City to create a genuinely funny show with a talented cast. Read the rest of this entry

Lost Boy – Review 14/01/14

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©Munah Ahmed

©Munah Ahmed

In an attempt to create a chilling interpretation of the much-loved children’s classic Peter Pan, Lost Boy has indeed lost the boy the world grew to love in JM Barrie’s magical creation. Read the rest of this entry

A Spoonful of Sherman – Review 13/01/14

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©Ben Davies

©Ben Davies

The celebration of the composers of some of the world’s most iconic music in A Spoonful of Sherman is truly scrumptious. The work of three generations of songwriters come together at St James’ Theatre to form one fluid performance of songs with such a distinct style that it could be mistaken for the catalogue of a single composer. Read the rest of this entry