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HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING – Wilton’s Music Hall

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Sadly, their current revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying – the first major one in this country since its 1963 premiere – falls on the side of the fatally old-fashioned. Director Benji Sperring’s sure touch has seen him work wonders with shows like The Toxic Avenger but here, an inconsistency of tone and performance level means that it sits awkwardly on this august stage.






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NEWS: Cast announced for Richard O’Brien’s The Stripper + video trailer

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Hannah Grover, Gloria Onitiri, Marc Pickering, Michael Steedon and Sebastien Torkia star in Richard Hartley and Richard O’Brien’s musical whodunnit The Stripper, playing at the St James Studio from 7 July to 13 August 2016, with press night on 11 July at 8pm. Full cast biographies can be found below.






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THE TOXIC AVENGER – Southwark Playhouse

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To describe the show as tongue in cheek could almost be an obtuse reference to the grotesque prosthetic (good work from Jonathan Moriarty North’s studios) that Anderson sports as Toxie. But this musical’s not to be taken seriously and it’s only to be seen by those who share that guilty pleasure of liking their comedy served bloody, with a large helping of political incorrectness on the side.