Monthly Archives: May 2017

Cyrano de Bergarac – Derby Theatre

Cyrano – Derby Theatre Written one hundred and twenty years ago, this French play,  in rhyming verse by Edmond Rostand, has endured for a very good reason. Everyone enjoys a joke about a big nose, and in Cyrano de Bergerac, … Continue reading

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All Star Stand Up Tour 2017 Derby Theatre

  ****   The All-Star Stand-Up Tour returned  after a memorable 2016 show with a fresh bill apart from Kiwi  Javed Christmas, who was  moving from doing  a headline slot last year  to the more flexible  role of presenter and … Continue reading

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Dinosaur World at Derby Theatre

**** A children’s show, primarily aimed at the under 7’s which capitalises on the enduring love affair children, and their parents, have with dinosaurs. The dinosaurs themselves are cleverly manipulated as puppets by puppeteers coming in an impressive array of … Continue reading

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Evita – Wolverhampton Grand

**** Almost four years ago, Bill Kenwright’s revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Evita” played at Wolverhampton. It was one of the best productions of the show I had ever seen, so I approached this new production, with a fresh cast, … Continue reading

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Fun with Fours

    Fun with Fours: Four names I go by 1. Gary 2. Dad 3. Grandad Gary 4. Gazza Four places I’ve lived: (really exciting 1. Sutton Coldfield 2. Cambridge 3. Alexandria, Virginia, USA 4. Leeds Four things I love … Continue reading

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Pure and Good and Right

I haven’t been to this event for a few years, but this headliner looks interesting: PUREandGOODandRIGHT  Open Mic Poetry Event  This month taking place at THE TREE HOUSE BOOKSHOP 4 The Square, KENILWORTH, CV8 1EB Thursday, 11 May 7.30 p.m st.art … Continue reading

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