Tag: John Conroy

Posted in Chichester Festival Theatre Musicals Stiles + Drewe Theatre TV West End

TV Review: Kipps, the new Half A Sixpence Musical

The musical formerly known as Half A Sixpence re-emerges on TV as Kipps but not quite enough…

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Album Review: Take Flight (2007 Original Cast Recording)

“What is this impulse that drives otherwise sane men to attempt the impossible?”  Take Flight was a…

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Album Review: Half A Sixpence (2016 London Cast Recording)

“Um-tiddly-um-pum-um-pum-pum Stick it in your fam’ly album” With Half A Sixpence due to close in the West…

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The Curtain Up Show Album of the Year 2016 nominees

Best UK Cast Recording American Psycho – Original London Cast Recording Close To You: Bacharach Reimagined –…

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Review: Half A Sixpence, Noël Coward Theatre

“I’d let him strum my banjo” It was no surprise to discover that Half A Sixpence would…

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Review: Half A Sixpence, Chichester Festival Theatre

“Don’t forget your banjo” Take a deep breath… the 1963 musical Half A Sixpence by Beverley Cross…

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Review: Translations, Rose Theatre Kingston

“What the hell, it’s only a name. It’s the same isn’t it. Well, isn’t it?” In something…

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Review: Aladdin, New Wimbledon Theatre

“I’m anybody’s for a pint of semi-skimmed and a walnut yoghurt” Coming out of Puss in Boots,…

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Review: Me and My Girl, Sheffield Crucible

“We play the Lambeth way, not like you but a bit more gay” For its festive musical,…