Tag: Tim Newman

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Lockdown theatre review: Jesus Christ Superstar (2012 Arena Tour)

Jesus Christ Superstar takes to the “rock’n’roll” arena. It isn’t good. “Why waste your breath moaning at…

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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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Not-a-re-review: Jesus Christ Superstar, Open Air Theatre

Hadn’t planned to revisit Jesus Christ Superstar but stepped at the last minute for an ailing friend……

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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 I…

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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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Review: Memphis, Shaftesbury Theatre

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

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Review: Jesus Christ Superstar, O2 Arena

“Tell the mob who sing your song that they are fools and they are wrong” Having gone…

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2011 What’s On Stage Award nominations

THE SPOTLIGHT BEST ACTRESS IN A PLAY Zoë Wanamaker – All My Sons at the Apollo  Helen McCrory – The Late…