Tag: Lauren Varnham

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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: 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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Album Review: From Here To Eternity (2014 Live Cast Recording)

“All along knowing that no-one has returned to care” Barely managing six months in the West End…

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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: Gypsy, Chichester Festival Theatre

“You got nothing to hit but the heights” Considered to be one of the greatest roles for…

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Re-review: The Pajama Game, Shaftesbury Theatre

“I like a man with spunk ‘You like a man period’” As is often the way, a…

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Re-review: From Here To Eternity, Shaftesbury Theatre

“I got the ‘ain’t where I wanna be’ blues” Suffering the fate of a fair few musicals…