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‘Pure pleasure, in energy and design’: JOSEPH & THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT – West End ★★★★

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We love a starry debut, especially on opening night in a huge theatre: a 21-year-old not yet through drama school making a stonking, belting first professional appearance in a title role. So Laurence Connor knew what he was doing when he cast young Jac Yarrow in Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

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NEWS: Full casting announced for the new production of Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the London Palladium

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Full casting has been announced for the new production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the London Palladium following the previous announcements that Sheridan Smith will star as The Narrator, Jason Donovan will return to the show as Pharaoh, and Jac Yarrow will mark his professional debut as Joseph.

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NEWS: Jason Donovan is back at the London Palladium to play the Pharaoh in the new West End production of Joseph

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Jason Donovan will return to the London Palladium in the new production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat to star as the Pharaoh. The show plays a strictly limited 11-week season from 27 June to 8 September 2019 (press night is 11 July).

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NEWS: Edinburgh Festival Fringe programme for 2018 encourages audiences to leap ‘into the unknown’

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The official 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe Programme was launched today, inviting performers and audiences from across the globe to ‘leap into the unknown’ and embark on their very own Fringe adventure.

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NEWS: Hamilton scoops seven Olivier Awards with top honours for The Ferryman & National Theatre too

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New American musical Hamilton collected seven Olivier Awards including Best New Musical and The Ferryman went home with three prizes at the Olivier Awards 2018, the UK’s most prestigious stage honours announced tonight (Sunday 8 April 2018) at London’s Royal Albert Hall hosted by Catherine Tate.

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NEWS: Jason Donovan stars in new UK tour of Million Dollar Quartet

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MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET – the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical and West End smash hit embarks on its first ever UK tour – opening at Leicester Curve on 14 September 2016 – and today reveals casting for the red-hot rock ‘n’ roll extravaganza, including Jason Donovan playing legendary record producer Sam Phillips.