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Singin’ In The Rain (Palace Theatre)

February 19, 2012

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Now this is how you do a musical! Here we have three leads who are all accomplished triple threats and a terrific dancing ensemble on a nice big stage. None of the ridiculous ‘name’ casting that’s been going on for too long. ‘Singin’ In The Rain’ is a good, old fashioned musical with great numbers, fun dance […]

Absent Friends (Harold Pinter Theatre)

February 11, 2012

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Gosh, a busy week got suddenly busier as a ticket to Alan Ayckbourn’s revived ‘Absent Friends’ fell into my proverbial lap (falling into laps is something of a speciality of mine). From a chilly night into a rather warm Harold Pinter Theatre had me a little sleepy… and sadly, this show didn’t really spark any […]

The Changeling (Young Vic)

February 9, 2012

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Oh. My. God. This made my skin crawl. Time for a confession. For all my free-wheeling, devil-may-care, wanton ways I am at heart a compulsive neat freak. So The Young Vic’s messy, frantic, chaotic production of ‘The Changeling‘ hit me on a visceral level. That’s not a bad thing by the way. By the end […]