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Wednesday, May 29, 2019

BWW Review: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, The Watermill Theatre by Charlotte Downes

Kate Budgen's production of The Importance of Being Earnest at The Watermill Theatre is laugh-a-minute funny. The audience are chuckling out loud throughout and it's a lovely experience to b…

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Monday, May 27, 2019

BWW Review: MARIAH CAREY: CAUTION WORLD TOUR, Royal Albert Hall by Charlotte Downes

Mariah Carey's Caution World Tour kicked off its European leg in Dublin last week. It's spending three nights at London's Royal Albert Hall before taking off to France, Spain, Denmark, Germa…

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

BWW Review: MICHAEL BALL: COMING HOME TO YOU, London Palladium by Charlotte Downes

Michael Ball is touring his new album 'Coming Home To You', which he proudly announces is his first number one selling album for 27 years. From the opening song, people were on their feet da…

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Friday, April 12, 2019

BWW Review: THE CAT IN THE HAT, Rose Theatre by Charlotte Downes

Curve Productions, at Rose Theatre in Kingston, have teamed up with the National Circus Training Academy to create a magical adaptation of Dr Seuss' The Cat in the Hat.

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Friday, March 29, 2019

BWW Review: HAIR, New Wimbledon Theatre by Charlotte Downes

New York. August 1965. Young men in America are being called up to fight in Vietnam and the burning of draft cards has just been made illegal.

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Thursday, February 14, 2019

BWW Review: EDWARD II, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse by Charlotte Downes

Christopher Marlowe's Edward II is one of the earliest English history plays, and tells the story of the title character, his infatuation with his favourites and the dissent of his disapprov…

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Sunday, February 10, 2019

BWW Review: THIRST TRAP, Above The Stag by Charlotte Downes

James Barr's Thirst Trap is an outrageously funny exploration of modern dating. Following a four-star run at the Edinburgh Fringe last year, the two London dates have been extended to four a…

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Friday, January 11, 2019

BWW Review: IN CONVERSATION WITH GRAHAM NORTON, The Hope Theatre by Charlotte Downes

The titular character in Batavia Productions' In Conversation with Graham Norton is a small framed photograph from Norton's BBC Radio 2 show, which has been signed. He doesn't say much. The …

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Thursday, January 10, 2019

BWW Review: ONE NIGHT WITH... GIOVANNI SPANO, The Space @ Studio 88 by Charlotte Downes

London's newest West End Cabaret venue, The Space Studio 88, welcomes Giovanni Spano to sing to an intimate audience of devoted fans, one of whom has seen him at least 600 times. The compact…

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

BWW Review: CHRISTINA BENNINGTON, The Crazy Coqs by Charlotte Downes

Fresh off the Bat Out of Hell rollercoaster, Christina Bennington plays her first solo concerts to a full house at The Crazy Coqs. This 'deep dive into all parts of her voice,' as Bennington…

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Saturday, January 5, 2019

BWW Review: SINATRA: RAW, The Crazy Coqs by Charlotte Downes

The Purple Room, Palm Springs, 1971. The Crazy Coqs is transformed as Sinatra Raw takes up residency, following its success at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Presented by James Seabright, an…

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

BWW Review: SEUSSICAL, Southwark Playhouse by Charlotte Downes

Immersion Theatre's Seussical is a joyous celebration of all things Dr Seuss. It hinges on the story of Horton Hears a Who, but also features favourites such as The Cat in the Hat in an Emce…

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