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Saturday, May 27, 2017

REVIEW: The Grapes Of Wrath, West Yorkshire Playhouse ✭✭ by Jonathan Hall

By Jonathan Hall Having seen to what brilliant effect such a cast can be used in the recent production of ‘Romeo and Juliet’ it was a shame to see a similar cast, so underutilised in The…

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Monday, May 8, 2017

REVIEW: The Graduate, West Yorkshire Playhouse ✭✭✭✭ by Jonathan Hall

By Jonathan Hall Seeing Terry Johnson’s stage adaptation of The Graduate, I find that thirty plus years have put me entirely on the side of Mrs. Robinson This post REVIEW: The Graduate, We…

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Thursday, May 4, 2017

REVIEW: Lifeboat, West Yorkshire Playhouse ✭✭✭✭✭ by Jonathan Hall

By Jonathan Hall Perhaps the greatest testament to the spell cast by Lifeboat came from the audience of children sat crossed in two rows either side of the performance space, cross-legged, u…

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Thursday, April 13, 2017

REVIEW: Running Wild, West Yorkshire Playhouse ✭✭✭✭ by Jonathan Hall

By Jonathan Hall It was fitting that at the end that Oona the elephant took her own curtain call; it was exactly right for a production that takes that imaginative part of our minds and dire…

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Monday, March 20, 2017

REVIEW: The Full Monty, Bradford Alhambra ✭✭✭✭ by Jonathan Hall

By Jonathan Hall The concluding moments of ‘The Full Monty’ summed up the whole show: energetic triumphant dancing, dazzling lights, pumping music all received by enthusiastic standing o…

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Friday, March 10, 2017

REVIEW: Romeo and Juliet, West Yorkshire Playhouse ✭✭✭✭ by Jonathan Hall

By Jonathan Hall At the interval and the end- especially at the end- the audience, which included a large element of young people, erupted with a spontaneous cheering, whooping enthusiasm- i…

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Friday, February 17, 2017

REVIEW: Pygmalion, West Yorkshire Playhouse ✭✭✭✭ by Jonathan Hall

By Jonathan Hall At the end of the day, however, any production of Pygmalion stands or falls by its Eliza and Higgins: here the pairing of Natalie Gavin and Alex Beckett were terrific. This …

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