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PHOTOS: The Barn’s revival of Stiles & Drewe’s musical looks Just So brilliant

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The Barn Theatre’s much-anticipated, actor-musician revival of Stiles & Drewe’s 1984 family musical Just So officially opened in Cirencester last night (10 December 2018). Check out our gallery of first-look production shots for proof that this really is #theatreworthtravellingfor – not to mention the video of audience reactions. Time to get booking!

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‘Rudyard Kipling was the Roald Dahl of his day’: Kirk Jameson on directing Stiles & Drewe’s Just So

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Rudyard Kipling Just So Stories, a collection of short stories about the origins of different animals, was first published in 1902. Director Kirk Jameson, now reviving Stiles & Drewe’s musical Just So, explains why they still resonate. Time to get booking!

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Behind the scenes: Check out photos & video from Just So rehearsals at the Barn

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We’re counting down to the opening of the Barn Theatre’s much-anticipated, actor-musician revival of Stiles & Drewe’s 1984 family musical Just So. After early rehearsals in London, the ensemble cast have now moved into their new home in Cirencester. Sneak and peek into how they’ve been getting on – and then get booking!

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The Show People Podcast: Jamie Chapman Dixon loves spreadsheets

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In this episode of The Show People Podcast, host Andrew Keates was joined by producer Jamie Chapman Dixon all about his life and career, including being the in-house executive producer of the Barn Theatre, Cirencester and their productions of The Hound of the Baskervilles and Just So.

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THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES – Jermyn Street Theatre ★★★

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What I like – as well as the daft jokes and a ridiculous sauna scene in sock-suspenders and full tweeds — is the disciplined slickness of it: that Reduced-Shakespeare or play-that-goes-wrong quality which lifts shows like this out of the tiresome arent-we-amusing college revue level and into proper theatre.