Tag: Rolan Bell

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News: Tristram Kenton’s stage archive – the Open Air Theatre edition

I’m loving this deep dive that the Guardian is doing  into Tristram Kenton’s archive, this time taking…

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Album Review: Memphis (2014 Original London Cast Recording)

  “Open your eyes, I got a surprise!” It was fascinating to revisit Memphis, a show that…

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TV Review: Scott and Bailey Series 5

The final, hard-hitting season of Scott and Bailey is succinct and sour, if a little too short…

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The Curtain Up Show Album of the Year 2015 nominees

Best Cast Recording Bend It Like Beckham (Original London Cast Recording) Cool Rider (Original Studio Recording) Gypsy…

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Re-review: Memphis, Shaftesbury Theatre

“Have a beer drop a time in the blind man’s jar” Never one to look a gift-horse…

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2015 Laurence Olivier Awards nominations

Best New Play  King Charles III by Mike Bartlett – Almeida / Wyndham’s Taken at Midnight by…

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2015 What’s On Stage Award nominations

Best Actor In A Play Sponsored By Radisson Blu Edwardian David Tennant – Richard II  Mark Strong – A…

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Saturday afternoon Memphis treats

Make no mistake, there’s a talented cast at the heart of Memphis and here’s some supporting evidence….

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Review: Memphis, Shaftesbury Theatre

“Rock ‘n’ roll is just black people’s blues sped up”   Though much of the US civil…