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‘Unearthing of another gem’: THE DAME – Park Theatre ★★★★

In London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Reviews by Jonathan BazLeave a Comment

In an impressive Duncan double-act, The Dame transfers from the Edinburgh Fringe to London’s Park Theatre and makes for compelling theatre. In her first play, Katie Duncan writes, for father Peter to enact, the fictional story of Ronald Roy Humphrey a decaying dame in the twilight of his career, whose working life has revolved around winter pantomimes and summer seasons in end of the pier music hall.

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

In Comedy, Edinburgh Festival, Festivals, International, Musicals, Native, News, Plays, Press Releases, Quotes, Regional theatre, Scotland by Press ReleasesLeave a Comment

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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HAIRSPRAY – Touring

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

Based on the classic 1988 film and subsequent Tony award-winning Broadway production this is an all-singing, all-dancing delight of a show. It’s the story of a larger-than-life teenager who is fighting both sizeism prejudices and trying to bring colour integration into a wholesome 1960s early evening entertainment programme. This effervescent teen, Tracy Turnblad, falls in love and has a few scrapes along the way, which makes for a super fun entertaining show.