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Poems 2019

“And Its No Nay Never” An elegy upon the expiry of Opportunity , the veteran Mars explorer, 2003 – 2019 It is lonely One hundred and fifty three Million miles away Your friends at Toyota and Amazon But memories Yet … Continue reading

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Beauty and the Beast – Sutton Town Hall, Sutton Coldfield

***** The Beauty and the Beast story has been popularised in modern times by Disney. However, the original folk story, was written in 1740 and set in France, by Gabrielle- Suzanne de Villeneuve. Popularised in this version for pantomime by … Continue reading

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Pete Shelley 1955- 2018 – an Obituary

I am not enamoured by the grief fests which sometimes surround the deaths of figures in the public eye. The overwhelming majority of people will never have met or known the individual, their perception distorted through the prism of media, … Continue reading

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Jersey Boys – Wolverhampton Grand Theatre

On one level this is a very slick jukebox musical, but music has the capacity to take us to another place, which is exactly what this show does. First performed on Broadway in 2005, with music by Bob Gaudio, lyrics … Continue reading

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