Tag: Martin McCarthy

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July theatre round-up

I might have taken a break from reviewing for the last couple of months, but I didn’t…

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10 of my top moments in a theatre in 2018

Flashes of excellence can be found in the midst of any production so this list celebrates some…

Posted in Musicals Theatre Theatre review West End

Re-review: 42nd Street, Theatre Royal Drury Lane

42nd Street is signing off at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in quite some style as a…

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Album reviews: Working / Bat out of Hell / 42nd Street

A trio of West End cast recordings (well, one’s off-West-End…) show that it is sometimes hard to…

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The Curtain Up Show Album of the Year 2017 nominees

Best UK Cast Recording 42nd Street – 2017 London Cast Recording Bat Out Of Hell The Musical…

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Not-a-re-review: 42nd Street, Theatre Royal Drury Lane

When someone says do you want a free ticket for 42nd Street… When someone says are you…

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Review: 42nd Street, Theatre Royal Drury Lane

“You’re going out a youngster, but you’ve got to come back a star” In the rush to…

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Preview – 42 reasons to see 42nd Street

“Where the underworld can meet the elite… Naughty Bawdy Gaudy Sporty Forty-Second Street!” I was lucky enough…

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Review: Grease, Curve

“It’s still familiar to me Sends a thrill right through me” It’s a funny thing, returning to…