Reviews

Moonfleet

Salisbury Playhouse’s Original Drama programme is always interesting, not least because of its emphasis on work with a West Country connection. Few novels are more firmly rooted in this part of the world than Moonfleet, so a new musical version…
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G.O.N.A.D.S Does Pinafore

Having escaped from this totally bonkers evening almost completely unscathed, and having even won a raffle prize – I shall treasure that tin of pilchards – I have arrived home to discover in the programme (the programme within a programme,…
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Flat Spin

Alan Ayckbourn is nothing if not versatile, and in Flat Spin he moves away from the domestic comedy for which he is most well-known to a comedy-thriller. The complicated plot is typical of his ingenuity. Unsuccessful actress Rosie Seymour is…
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My Fair Lady

You have to credit Milton Musical Society’s business nous: this year they have followed up two of the dozen sure-fire certainties to put bums on seats – Fiddler and Oklahoma! – with a third, My Fair Lady, to mark their…
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Wyrd Sisters

I asked at the interval if there were any Pratchett fans around me to give some inside knowledge on this piece as, whilst it was looking and sounding excellent, I felt I was missing something somewhere. There are areas such…
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9 to 5: The Musical

9 to 5: The Musical is based on the 1980 movie of the same name, with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton. The musical premiered in Los Angeles, prior to playing on Broadway and completing both a US and UK national…
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