MY FAIR LADY – Cologne Opera

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If you enjoyed the ITV Sound of Music ‘live’ – or even if like me you thought Kara Tointon wasn’t really up to it and the whole production felt a bit clunky – you may have been struck by how both literally and metaphorically Alexander Armstrong as Max stood head and shoulders above the rest of the cast and therefore what a wonderful Professor Higgins he might make.

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Review: The Sound of Music (Tour)

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The mammoth Bill Kenwright year-long tour provides a perfect lens through which to examine the durability and the curiosity of The Sound of Music. On the 50th anniversary of the movie release it’s tempting to believe British audiences come more to see a re-enactment of Julie Andrews’ personal triumph than a sugared and Popishly corrupted version […]

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