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NEWS: UK premiere of musical Miracle on 34th Street comes to Bridge House this Christmas

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After an acclaimed run in San Diego, the UK premiere of Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Musical Radio Play comes to The Bridge House Theatre this Christmas in a production directed by Artistic Director Guy Retallack (It’s A Wonderful Life, Thrill Me) London, 1947. In a busy radio studio, the cast and crew are assembled for a very special recording of this year’s biggest Christmas hit movie.


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If my Christmas spirit was a bit lacking when I arrived at Bridge House Theatre last night, it’s safe to say it’s not any more. A Christmas Carol… More or Less takes Dickens’ classic festive tale and gives it a unique, original and hilarious twist, which also highlights the continuing relevance of the story in our modern society.

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What are the challenges of populating Bedford Falls onstage?

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During my visit to the rehearsal rooms of It’s a Wonderful Life on radio, which launches a new UK tour this week, I also got to chat to three of the incredibly hard-working, six-strong ensemble cast about their experiences creating characters in a community we’re all familiar with.

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It’s a Wonderful Life – coming to a stage near you – isn’t just for Christmas

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Frank Capra’s 1946 classic It’s a Wonderful Life, starring James Stewart as everyman George Bailey, is probably my favourite film of all time. It’s certainly the one I’ve seen more times than any other. Quite frankly, I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve seen it. Definitely once – or sometimes twice, thrice or more – every Christmas. [Bear with me, this does have a theatrical link so keep reading…]