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LISTEN: Liza Pulman Sings Streisand, new tracks released ahead of Cadogan Hall concert

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Liza Pulman, the acclaimed singer and comedienne and one-third of the satirical and much-loved comedy trio Fascinating Aida, brings her third solo show Liza Sings Streisand to London’s Cadogan Hall for one night only next month, hot on the heels of the show’s album release this week. Watch the taster video…

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Liza Pulman: ‘I’d like to have been a 1920s blues singer. All that suffering & song’

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Ahead of her latest London concert date and new album release for Liza Sings Streisand, we turn the spotlight on Liza Pulman, the acclaimed singer, comedienne and one-third of comedy cabaret legends Fascinating Aida. Also check out our photo gallery of Liza in concert and her performance with Fascinating Aida, singing viral hit, “The Brexit Song”…

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Press Pass: All the (new) reviews and opening night news from West End Funny Girl

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Just a fortnight ago, bets were already being placed on Glenn Close to secure the 2017 Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her commanding turn as Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard – but I’d say all bets are off again. Sheridan Smith in Funny Girl has re-asserted her claim to declare “I am the greatest star, I am by far”.

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FUNNY GIRL – Menier Chocolate Factory

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People, people who need people are, allegedly, the luckiest people in the world. I’d argue that those who are emotionally and financially self-sufficient have a hell of a bigger reason to feel lucky than those who depend needily on others for their wellbeing. But I’m not a character in a musical – and neither, really are the people who need people who appear in Funny Girl a narrative so far removed from the actual history of kooky kosher comedienne Fanny Brice and her deeply dodgy gangster hubby Julius ‘Nicky’ Arnstein as to be a complete fiction.