In James Fenton’s adaptation of Cervantes’ 17th-century classic, the fabled antics of Knight Errant Don Quixote are given a contemporary understanding that still preserves the original’s richness.
Like The Producers before it, Young Frankenstein hails from a Brooks movie of some 40 years earlier with the veteran writer/director reframing the comedy-horror flick around his own composition of words and music.
This cult movie-cum-musical is a smash hit with those who don’t take themselves too seriously – and who appreciate that same quality in musical theatre. Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein is outrageously funny and devilishly naughty.
Garrick Theatre, London****Written by Daniel Clarkson, Jefferson Turner and Richard HurstDirected by Richard HurstJefferson Turner and Daniel ClarksonPotted Panto, the Olivier nominated offering from Daniel Clarkson and Jefferson Turner, the pair behin…
Old theatrical war horses don’t come any older, warty or horsier than The Mousetrap. The longest running show in the history of theatre has recently licenced a national tour alongside its 63rd consecutive year in the West End.
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