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SCHOOL OF ROCK – West End

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As big a hit now on the West End as on Broadway, School of Rock has cemented its place as Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber’s return to the top.

School of Rock is not highbrow art by any stretch, but the show is expertly crafted as a sure-fire crowd pleaser, and if you are not grinning and clapping along at the big Battle of the Bands finale then you might as well just stay home.

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AN INSPECTOR CALLS – West End

In London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Reviews by Laura KresslyLeave a Comment

Seventy years ago, J B Priestley’s thriller An Inspector Calls was first staged in the UK. Twenty-five years ago, Stephen Daldry’s acclaimed, progressive production opened at the National. His approach shook up the insular, drawing room script in order to highlight the selfish elitism of the middle and upper classes and has been regularly staged since 1992.