Monthly Archives: April 2019

Club Tropicana – Wolverhampton Grand Theatre

*** Name checking one of Wham!’s greatest hits, then not performing it, or any other George Michael composition is an inauspicious start. Fortunately, the 80’s spawned a plethora of toe tapping, finger snapping, hits, many of which appear in this … Continue reading

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Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom – Wolverhampton Grand Theatre

  I have never seen a television episode of Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom. But I do have two pre -school age grandchildren, May aged 3 and Solomon aged 4. As an Easter treat for them, I had the perfect … Continue reading

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Jungle Book – Derby Theatre

    Jungle Book – Derby Theatre **** Derby Theatre has a fine tradition of excellent Christmas productions for the family. This year they are hoping to build on that audience by presenting a family show at Easter, inspired by … Continue reading

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Les Miserables – Birmingham Hippodrome

The Birmingham Hippodrome has a sense of occasion. A rarity, it combines modern, superb, front of house facilities, with a lavish, restored, traditional auditorium. It is ideally suited to Les Miserables, a tour which is modern in production and conception, … Continue reading

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Dirty Dancing – Wolverhampton Grand Theatre

The phrase “musical phenomenon” is oft used- and abused. But for “Dirty Dancing” it is apposite. Critics can be critical, yet the crowds keep on turning out to see it, and for so long as they do, it will survive. … Continue reading

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