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THE WOMAN IN WHITE – Charing Cross Theatre ★★★★

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Are you a fan of Victorian melodrama? Are you a fan of Musicals? And finally, are you a fan of the work of ’The Lord’ – you know who I mean? If you can answer yes to at least two of these, then get yourself down to the Charing Cross Theatre where they are staging a revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Woman in White.

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THE LONG ROAD SOUTH – King’s Head Theatre

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The 31st August 1965 is not a really notable day in history. True, it is Independence Day in Trinidad and Tobago and is also the Saint’s Day for Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus, but otherwise not that much to write home about. However, for the family at the centre of Paul Minx’s play The Long Road South at the King’s Head Theatre, Islington 08-31-65 is a day none of them will ever forget.

NUTCRACKER! THE MUSICAL – Pleasance

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Since first being performed in 1892, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky has become a staple of the Christmas season for ballet and dance companies throughout the world – heck I even own three different DVDs of performances. The romantic story of the boy, turned into a toy, by bad magic, being rescued by a beautiful girl matched with Tchaikovsky’s immortal music make a perfect combination and really bring the Christmas season to life. In the countless productions around, possibly the most unusual is Nutcracker! The Musical which has just started a Christmas run in The Pleasance Theatre, Islington.

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THE SCREENWRITER’S DAUGHTER – Leicester Square Theatre

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American screenwriter, director, producer, playwright, journalist and novelist Ben Hecht was justly honoured not only with the first Oscar awarded for a screenplay in 1927, but in a career spanning well over forty years, has been lauded with every honour that such a writer can receive, including a posthumous induction into the American Theater Hall of Fame.

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THE WHITE FEATHER – Union Theatre

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THE WHITE FEATHER – Union Theatre Until 17th October

★★★★

By Terry Eastham @Terry_Ea

“The White Feather” is an intense and emotional musical with some very moving songs and a very strong story that does nothing to hide an ignominious moment in British history. ” a fine musical with a poignant story to tell”.

” Abigail’s intensity and emotion as she does everything to clear and defend her brother is truly fantastic to see”

THE WHITE FEATHER – Union Theatre

In London theatre, Reviews by Caroline Hanks-FarmerLeave a Comment

THE WHITE FEATHER – Union Theatre Until 17th October

★★★★

By Terry Eastham @Terry_Ea

“The White Feather” is an intense and emotional musical with some very moving songs and a very strong story that does nothing to hide an ignominious moment in British history. ” a fine musical with a poignant story to tell”.

” Abigail’s intensity and emotion as she does everything to clear and defend her brother is truly fantastic to see”