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THE GIRLS – West End

In London theatre, Musicals, Opinion, Reviews by Ian FosterLeave a Comment

So having not gotten round to seeing The Girls for whatever reason (mainly that I didn’t want to), I finally bit the bullet last week and within 24 hours, the show posted closing notices for its West End run. The Girls will then head out on a two year national tour from August 2018, aiming to visit 42 theatres across the UK

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NEWS: The Girls closes in West End after six months, launches new UK tour

In London theatre, Musicals, Native, News, Press Releases, Sticky, Ticket recommendations by Press ReleasesLeave a Comment

David Pugh and Dafydd Rogers, the producers of Gary Barlow and Tim Firth’s new musical comedy THE GIRLS, based on the true story, the film and the award-winning play by Tim Firth, Calendar Girls, are delighted to announce that the production will return home to Yorkshire and open at the Leeds Grand Theatre on 15 August 2018 and visit 42 theatres …

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INTERVIEW: Spotlight On… Star of The Girls, Claire Machin

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Claire Machin is an actress who has been on my little radar for quite some time, she’s a versatile performer with an incredible singing voice and I think that her latest role as Cora in The Girls suits her down to the ground. It’s an absolute pleasure to introduce the lady herself who I was very privileged to steal some precious time with in between shows.

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THE GIRLS – West End

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

While Mrs Henderson Presents may have been drawn from the Windmill Girls’ wartime titillating tonic, Gary Barlow and Tim Firth’s The Girls is of a more classic vintage, savouring the sauce stirred up when the mostly mature membership of a northern branch of the WI (Women’s Institute) set out to raise funds for a local hospital by posing nude for a calendar.

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Press Pass: Overnight reviews, interviews & more on The Girls

In Features, London theatre, Musicals, Opinion, Quotes, Reviews, Sticky, Ticket recommendations by Terri PaddockLeave a Comment

In his review this morning, Michael Billington has – to borrow a phrase from Meat Loaf – taken the words right out of mouth. At last night’s West End premiere of The Girls, I was telling anyone within listening distance that, after already remarkable success as a film and a stage play (both also written […]

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9 shows to look out for in January: The Kite Runner, The Girls, The Glass Menagerie & more

In Features, London theatre, Musicals, Native, News, Opinion, Plays, Press Releases, Reviews, Sticky, Ticket recommendations by Emma ClarendonLeave a Comment

Will it be a Happy New Year for your theatregoing? It’s crucial to get things off to a good start! Here is Love London Love Culture’s guide to some of the best shows opening in January 2017 that you might want to see… Click on links to BUY tickets in the Mates Ticket Shop.