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‘Proves that classic mysteries never go out of fashion’: THE LADY VANISHES – Touring

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Relatively obscure British crime writer Ethel Lina White’s greatest legacy is her 1936 novel, The Wheel Spins – two years after publication, Alfred Hitchcock directed the film The Lady Vanishes, widely regarded as one of British cinema’s greatest works, based on her book.

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HONEYMOON IN VEGAS – West End

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Honeymoon in Vegas ★★★★★ Review  by Soraya Scrivener Freddie Tapner, London Musical Theatre Orchestra’s founder and principal conductor introduced the evening to rapturous applause. I was delighted to hear we would hear the script of this comedy musical, Honeymoon In Vegas, as well as the musical numbers in this one-off UK premier concert. LMTO’s first […]

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GUYS & DOLLS – Touring

In London theatre, Musicals, Opinion, Regional theatre, Reviews, Touring by Caroline Hanks-FarmerLeave a Comment

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?

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NEWS: Richard Fleeshman plays Sky in Guys & Dolls tour, full cast

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Following critical acclaim and announcing an extension in the West End, the Chichester Festival Theatre revival of Guys and Dolls will tour throughout the UK, opening at the Liverpool Empire on 16 March 2016. Casting for the tour includes Richard Fleeshman (Coronation Street, Ghost the Musical, Call the Midwife) as Sky Masterson, Maxwell Caulfield (Grease 2, Emmerdale, The Colbys) as Nathan Detroit, Louise Dearman* (Wicked, Evita) as Adelaide and Anna O’Byrne (Love Never Dies) as Sarah Brown.