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Saturday, October 3, 2020

‘A real tonic’: MYRA DUBOIS – A PROBLEM SHARED (Online review) ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

From humble beginnings as a weekly Facebook live stream during lockdown, Myra Dubois’ A Problem Shared has hit the big time and production values have soared to TWO cameras.

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Thursday, September 3, 2020

‘The musical experience of the leading players shines through’: SLEEPLESS A MUSICAL ROMANCE – Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre ★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

The fact that Sleepless is the first large-scale indoor production since lockdown gives it a wow factor beyond the production itself.

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Monday, March 16, 2020

‘Outstanding’: BACK TO THE FUTURE – Manchester ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Olly Dobson is amazing in Back to the Future. He sounds, looks and even has the mannerisms of Marty, the portrayal is so well done I don’t think anyone else could have done a better job.

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Sunday, March 15, 2020

‘Tackles very real issues faced by young people today’: CRONGTON KNIGHTS – Touring ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Crongton Knights is a completely unique performance in both the storyline and the atmospheric use of sound.

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Friday, March 13, 2020

‘Gives its audience a complete picture of Forrester’s life’: THE WATERS OF LIVERPOOL – Touring ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

This adaptation of Helen Forrester’s By The Waters of Liverpool by Rob Fennah gives its audience a complete picture of Forrester’s life.

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Thursday, March 12, 2020

‘Acting is just superb throughout’: KITE RUNNER – Touring ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Kite Runner is a heart-gripping, compelling play with so much emotion, love, hurt, loyalty, disappointment pride and anger as well as forgiveness.

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020

‘It’s a laugh a minute version’: BEN HUR – Cirencester ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

With everything else going on around the world at the moment we sometimes just need a good laugh and the Barn Theatre’s Ben Hur certainly delivers this.

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Saturday, March 7, 2020

‘Beautifully crafted piece’: THE LAST OF THE PELICAN DAUGHTERS – Touring & Shoreditch Town Hall ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

The Last Of The Pelican Daughters seamlessly mixed tears of laughter into tears of heartbreak. Honest, thoughtful and intelligent in direction, writing and performance.

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Friday, March 6, 2020

‘A fantastic cast carries out the storyline brilliantly’: BANG BANG! – Touring ★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Not all the humour connects in Bang Bang! but impressive performances ensure an entertaining evening is had by all.

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Wednesday, March 4, 2020

‘Two exceptional pieces of work naturally come together’: LOVE, LOSS & CHIANTI – Riverside Studios ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Director Jason Morell brings distinctly different performance elements together, to create the perfect homage to Christopher Reid’s art in Love, Loss and Chianti.

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Monday, March 2, 2020

‘Translates exceptionally well into modern day life’: PRIDE & PREJUDICE* (*SORT OF) – Touring ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of) complements Jane Austen’s work and maintains the ethos of what she did so well – which was to observe and give sharp and accurate social commentary.

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Thursday, February 27, 2020

‘It is the simplicity & skill that impresses’: THE WOMAN IN BLACK – Touring ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Daniel Easton as The Actor and Robert Goodale as Mr Kips both give superb performances in The Woman In Black as they start to weave the story, keeping the audience captivated from start to f…

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

‘Provocatively & evocatively powerful’: SEEDS – Touring ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Tiata Fahodzi’s Seeds in association with the Leeds Playhouse, Soho Theatre and Tara Finney Productions is being world premiered in Leeds.

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Friday, February 21, 2020

‘An important story but lacks heart’: ALONE IN BERLIN – Northampton ★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Alistair Beaton’s stage adaptation of Hans Fallada’s critically acclaimed novel Alone in Berlin makes its world premiere at the Royal and Derngate.

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

‘Family saga or spooky horror?’: THE CROFT – Touring ★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Writer Ali Milles’ debut play The Croft starring Gwen Taylor gives a promise of some great work yet come.

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Saturday, February 15, 2020

‘You can feel their emotions & yearning’: ONCE – Touring ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Once and for all this is a beautiful love story with an upbeat vibe. From the moment we entered the theatre, early, to the sound of Irish, jig worthy music I was sold.

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Friday, February 14, 2020

‘Spellbinding’: MAGIC GOES WRONG – West End ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Magic Goes Wrong is a brilliant masterpiece that Mischief and Penn and Teller should all be proud of and is easily worth all the critical acclaim it has received so far.

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Monday, February 10, 2020

‘A wonderful whirlwind of a show’: THE THREE MUSKETEERS – Touring ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

The Three Musketeers has a somewhat pantomime feel to it, full of energy and is great for all, we really enjoyed hearing the children in the audience laughing along.

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‘Incredible sensitivity & intelligence’: CHAPLIN: BIRTH OF A TRAMP – Brockley Jack Studio Theatre ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Chaplin: Birth of a Tramp is an enthralling and emotive production with an unforgettable central performance – another unmissable show from Arrows & Traps.

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Tuesday, February 4, 2020

‘Does justice to the unique storytelling of the original’: HOLES – Touring ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Holes feels fresh while still following closely visually and narratively to the film, it carried with it the same 90s charm.

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Sunday, February 2, 2020

‘Excellent all-around performances’: DR KORCZAK’S EXAMPLE – Leeds ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Dr Korczak’s Example is a profoundly a powerful and moving play and a very poignant reminder to many who suffered under the clutches of Nazi persecution.

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Friday, January 31, 2020

‘Clear message of female independence & strength’: JANE EYRE – Touring ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

The ability of the cast members to effortlessly flow from one character to another is impressive in Jane Eyre.

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Thursday, January 30, 2020

‘A version like you have never seen before’: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST – Touring ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

The Importance of Being Earnest is a laugh out loud witty performance cleverly directed by Bryan Hodgson.

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

‘Easy to see why it is such a firm favourite’: COPPÉLIA – Touring ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Russian State Ballet of Siberia’s Coppélia is an enchanting family-friendly ballet that is joyous and witty from start to end.

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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

‘Continues to relate in the 21st century’: STREET SCENE – Touring ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Street Scene is an enjoyable production with outstanding performances from the cast and its diverse and reflective music accommodating the reality of living in a tenement in the 1940s.

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Friday, January 17, 2020

‘An effortless performance by the cast’: GOD OF CARNAGE – Touring ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

God of Carnage is a dissection of the middle classes familiar in Yasmina Reza’s work, presenting the characters in a farcical light that is so tragically funny.

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

‘A triumph of storytelling’: SHACKLETON & HIS STOWAWAY – Park Theatre ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Shackleton and His Stowaway is an evocative account of ridiculous bravery and comradeship and a fascinating and thrilling tribute to these extraordinary men.

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Saturday, January 11, 2020

A classic given new life’: TOM BROWN’S SCHOOL DAYS – Union Theatre ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

The Phil Willmott Company’s Essential Classics Season 2020, celebrating the 75th anniversary of V.E. Day, opens with a stirring adaptation of Tom Brown’s School Days.

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Wednesday, January 8, 2020

‘Pure entertainment’: THE NUTCRACKER – Sheffield ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Saint Petersburg Ballet delivers exactly what you’re wanting from this production. A seasonal treat, a well formed and rehearsed ballet, and two hours of pure entertainment.

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Tuesday, December 24, 2019

‘Sheer entertainment for adults & children alike’: BILLIONAIRE BOY – London & Touring ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

An amusing and touching production of Billionaire Boy has a really important lesson at its heart brought to life by an absolutely brilliant cast.

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Friday, December 20, 2019

’Utterly entertained’: CINDERELLA – Sheffield ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Aladdin at Sheffield Lyceum is recommended to anyone who likes a laugh and a good night out, it’s not just for kids.

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2019-2020 BROADWAY SEASON
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