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‘The evening belongs to Garrett Phillips as Frank Sinatra’: RAT PACK LIVE – West End ★★★1/2

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Seeing is believing, isn’t that what “they” say? Well, I’d certainly agree when it comes to the performance of Garrett Phillips as Frank Sinatra. Every characteristic of old blue eyes is there and the sound is phenomenal. It really is uncanny, a truly astonishing performance.

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NEWS: New musical on life and career of Frank Sinatra premieres in 2018

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The Ambassador Theatre Group is to produce a brand new stage musical based on the life of the legendary Frank Sinatra, in partnership with Stewart Till and Frank Sinatra Enterprises. The show, which is planned to open in 2018, will feature a number of timeless hit songs from Sinatra’s incredible catalogue of over 1400 tracks recorded during his illustrious career. Script development for the Frank Sinatra musical is planned to start shortly.

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GUYS & DOLLS – Touring

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Made popular by the MGM 1955 film starring Marlon Brandon, Jean Simmons, Frank Sinatra and Vivian Blaine this show is undoubtedly in my top three all time favourite shows. Consequently I’ve seen many stage versions and some with equal star billing as the motion picture which started my love affair with it. So did this fresh touring company live up to my high expectations?