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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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‘One of the finest night’s entertainment on London’s fringe’ – PRIVATES ON PARADE – Union Theatre ★★★★

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With the festive panto season finally on the horizon, why not consider skipping the traditional fairy-tale dames and instead head towards the Union Theatre for a snatch of Simon Green’s take on Vera Lynn or Marlene Dietrich in Peter Nichols’ Privates on Parade.

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FIRST-LOOK PHOTOS: In the jungle with Privates on Parade at the Union Theatre

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Privates on Parade opens at the Union Theatre tonight (24 November 2017), where its limited season runs until 17 December 2017, at this superb South London theatre. Take a look at these first-look production photos of the cast by @headshottoby, led by 2017 Drama Desk Award Winner Simon Green in the iconic role of Terri.

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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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A concert of this sort – large numbers of quite well known people along with full backstage back-up giving their services for charity (Esther Rantzen’s Silver Line) on a Sunday evening usually succeeds on adrenaline and goodwill and this one was no exception. With people such as Nicholas Parsons, Sally Ann Triplett and Michael Xavier on stage, you can’t really go too far wrong.

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Review: Titanic (Southwark Playhouse)

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Warning, this review contains spoilers: it sinks. It also takes longer to go down than the actual ship. And there in a nutshell you have the inevitable inevitability which makes even a totally brilliant staging of a promising score feel over-long and predictable.  Sure, the plots of most popular musicals are already familiar to the […]

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