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8th Mar 19 :: Review: Tolkien, Shakespeare, Others and You
Ian McKellen's one man show, seen in London on the set of "Home, I'm Darling".

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Band of Gold (Theatre Royal, Nottingham)
1 Nick
18th Jan 20: Appalling wooden acting, amateurish- could have been a village hall production. Boring plot, nearly left at the interval. Don’t waste your money
Some Guys Have All the Luck - The Rod Stewart Story
5 Julie Lear
17th Jan 20: Absolutely superb show ! A must see ! We will go again !
Beautiful - The Carole King Musical
5 Roy
16th Jan 20: If you’re a Carole King fan , or even if you’re not , I defy anyone not to enjoy this show ????????
Band of Gold
5 Trixie
15th Jan 20: Absolutely brilliant cast amazing brought it all back from when I watched the series highly recommend
McCartney - The Songbook
5 chris
13th Jan 20: about 1964 I went to shepherds bush somewhere and screamed and screamed for Paul and BILLY FURY,50 years married, more years later,we had a lovely evening
Peter Pan (Epsom Playhouse, Epsom)
1 Cameron Mackenzie
4th Jan 20: It was boring and a pain to the eyes so much so that my family and I left at the first chance we had(half way) and could not wait to leave.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Princess Theatre, Torquay)
5 Mary Keefe
31st Dec 19: Enjoyed every minute
Snow White (Royal Spa Centre, Leamington Spa)
5 Marie O’Loughlin
31st Dec 19: Brilliant, so entertaining. Queen Holly/Dame Dolly wonderful, what a great performance. Will be going next year to Aladdin now knowing that this fine dame will be back on stage.
Cinderella (Middleton Arena, Middleton)
5 Louise
30th Dec 19: Ugly sisters and buttons stole the show. Fantastic. Roll on next year for Peter Pan!
The Greatest Show Tunes
5 Stella Bedlow
28th Dec 19: What a fantastic afternoon best show I have seen for a long time especially Marisha and Ben. Please come back again to Birrmingham
Dick Whittington (Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton)
1 Barbara
27th Dec 19: Just been ro see Dick Whittington pantomime. VERY disappointed. Even the kids were bored. Wolverhampton you can do much better, I will not be booking tickets again.
Aladdin (Anvil Arts, Basingstoke)
5 Steve
27th Dec 19: We went to see this earlier today (Boxing Day) with my 2 children (8 and 10), wife and mum and we all thoroughly enjoyed it. The songs are great, as were the gags, the stage presence and atmosphere. A great afternoon out for our family, enjoyed by each and every one. Fabulous.
The King and I (Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham)
5 Leslie Jones
24th Dec 19: My wife and I saw this show last night at the Alexandra theatre ib Birmingham, an abso!ute delight from first till last. The performers were brilliant, the settings amazing, sound quality excellent, what more can be said. Well done to everyone involved,a joy.
Aladdin (Anvil Arts, Basingstoke)
5 Steve Mann
23rd Dec 19: Excellent professional production. Took the whole family from 8 months up to 72, & we all thoroughly enjoyed it.
Cinderella (Middleton Arena, Middleton)
5 Paula
22nd Dec 19: Fantastic panto once again - thank you so much xxx
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Grange Arts Centre, Oldham)
5 Marian Riley
22nd Dec 19: Great show, very entertaining for all the family
Aladdin (Anvil Arts, Basingstoke)
3 Pat Webb
20th Dec 19: Somewhat disappointed with the panto this year. I took 2 children aged 7 and 4. The first half was too long and with far too much inuendo which wasn't even funny but went right over the heads of the children. Aladdin was very good and sang surprisingly well. The dancers were great as were all the costumes. Some of the song were not 'bouncy'enough for the children. The second half was much more child orientated and kept their attention really well with opportunities to join in and slap-dash which although quite good, didn't last any time at all. The 4 year old really enjoyed the second half but the 7 year old was more critical as was I!
Sleeping Beauty
5 libby louise seils
20th Dec 19: the dancers were fit and so good made me nearly pass out
Peter Pan (The Orchard, Dartford)
4 Pammy cooper
19th Dec 19: Brilliant performance given by Andy Ford.. Steve macfadden not bad ..exotic dancers not so good..and not necessary
A Christmas Carol (The Hen and Chickens Theatre Bar, Inner London)
5 Natasha Power
18th Dec 19: Went to see 'A Christmas Carol' at the 'Hen & Chickens' in Highbury, St Paul's Road tonight. It was fabulous. Not what we were expecting. Great fun and I was pulled out of the audience to dance with Scrooge. We had great time and would definitely recommend!

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