Monthly Archives: November 2015

Write Me a Murder- Grange Players, Grange Playhouse, Walsall

**** Author Frederick Knott is best known for “Dial M for Murder” (1952)which was successfully portrayed in the cinema by Alfred Hitchcock, and “Wait Until Dark” (1966) which appeared both on Broadway, and in the cinema, starring Audrey Hepburn. In between, … Continue reading

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Last Night a DJ Saved My Life

The credentials and ingredients for this show have merit. Director Jon Conway is a seasoned impresario for jukebox musicals, David Hasselhoff is an instantly recognisable name, Stephanie Webber looked strong as a finalist in The Voice playing Hoff’s stage daughter, … Continue reading

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Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense, Derby Playhouse

The eponymous protagonists are much loved characters in the canon of English literature. Their comic escapades have delighted generations. This comedy, based on the 1938 novel by P.G, Woodhouse, The Code of the Woosters, was created by David and Robert … Continue reading

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And Then There Were None – Derby Playhouse

The history of this Agatha Christie mystery story, ranked by many to be amongst her best, is a fascinating one. It was first published in the United Kingdom by the Collins Crime Club on 6 November 1939 after the British … Continue reading

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Us and Them – The War on Terror (in error) – Paul Francis

This is the third publication in three years from Paul, who is prominent on the Midlands and Borders poetry circuit. A retired schoolteacher from Shropshire, he attends, and performs, at Slams , festivals , and conventional readings , as well … Continue reading

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