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‘The audience seemed to be in a constant state of euphoria throughout’: THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE – Wilton’s Music Hall ★★★★★

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This production of The Pirates of Penzance, as a whole, is a delight. It breathes a new depth into a classic and beloved opera without losing it’s eccentric British quality. I would highly recommend it to any fan of Gilbert and Sullivan, or anyone who can appreciate a witty and silly story about British pirates. It was a wonderful treat to experience and a joyous night out.

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FEATURED SHOW: Privates On Parade at the Union Theatre, ★★★★ reviews are in!

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Have you booked yet for the 40th-anniversary revival of PRIVATES ON PARADE, Peter Nichols’ renowned British army farce with music by Denis King? Kirk Jameson’s production, with an award-nominated performance by Simon Green as cross-dressing Captain Terri Dennis, is now running at the Union Theatre until 17 December 2017. We’ve rounded up some of our favourite review quotes – and a tweet from our co-founder, the mighty Mark Shenton, below…

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NEWS: Further cast announced for Union Theatre revival of Privates On Parade

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Further casting has been announced for Kirk Jameson’s highly anticipated Off-West End revival of Peter Nichols’ Olivier Award-winning PRIVATES ON PARADE at the Union Theatre, which runs from 22 November to 16 December 2017, with a press night on Friday 24 November. Have you booked your tickets yet?  Set during the Malayan Emergency of the late 1940s, we follow the exploits of a …

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BLONDEL – Union Theatre

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As a regular theatre goer I’m often asked by friends what plays and musicals I’d most like to see a production of… not the shows I just haven’t had a chance to catch but the ones that don’t really get to see the light of day. Somehow in the past year The Union Theatre has managed to tick two off from right at the top of the list.

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Year in Review: Susan Elkin’s top 10 shows of 2016

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Robin Hood at Egg Theatre, Bath. Photo: Nick Spratling. It’s that time of year again. It’s customary for critics and others who purport to have some kind of overview to look back over the previous twelve months and come up with a list or two. What follows is a list of the 10 shows which […]

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