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Tuesday, May 24, 2022

‘Laced with subtle morals, themes & messages’: NOW IS GOOD – Chester ★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Directed by Joyce Branagh, Chester Storyhouse Theatre hosts the word premiere of Tim Firth’s brand new musical Now Is Good. In all, this play is something very different. It is laced with …

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Wednesday, May 18, 2022

‘The storytelling is undeniably compelling’: Five Characters In Search Of A Good Night’s Sleep – Southwark Playhouse ★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Five Characters In Search Of A Good Night’s Sleep tells you pretty much what you’re going to get as a quintet of older people mull over their lives while courting elusive sleep in a seri…

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Friday, May 13, 2022

‘Full of suspense’: THE END OF THE NIGHT – Park Theatre ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Based on the incredible true story, The End of the Night takes place in the house of Felix Kirsten (Michael Lumsden), who has invited Nazi Heinrich Himmler (Richard Clothier) to meet with Je…

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Sunday, May 8, 2022

‘An extra special, female empowering watch’: THE CHER SHOW – Touring ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

So many female performers and creatives currently at the top of their game in a male-centric world. This makes The Cher Show an extra special, female empowering watch.

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Tuesday, April 19, 2022

‘Harper Lee’s beloved novel is in the safest of hands’: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD – West End ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

It is easy to see why this story of racial prejudice in 1930s Alabama made such an impact on Broadway in 2018 when Trump’s presidency swept aside any notions that these attitudes were cons…

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Saturday, April 16, 2022

‘The audience is swept up in a whirlwind of emotional twists & a macabre turn’: A GOOD TIME WAS HAD BY ALL – Hope Theatre ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

A group of college friends organise a reunion dinner. So far, so normal. One is busy cooking in the kitchen, three – including the ‘outsider’ Georgia, recently engaged to Chris – are…

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Tuesday, April 5, 2022

‘Great for the whole family, just don’t forget your tissues’: A MONSTER CALLS – Touring ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

A Monster Calls, which is based on the book of the same name, is an absolutely wonderful play about a boy as he struggles to come to terms with his beliefs about his mother, who is in the la…

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Sunday, April 3, 2022

‘An evening of escapism, wonder & joy’: HMS PINAFORE – Wilton’s Music Hall ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

It’s not just the nice girls who love a sailor, everybody who has the chance to see this show will fall in love with the ridiculously talented crew of HMS Pinafore

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Saturday, March 19, 2022

‘Brilliant at representing how 19th-century issues are still relevant today’: PERSUASION – Touring ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Adapted by Jeff James to combine 19th-century literature with modern-day music and clothing, this show takes two things that seem like polar opposites and smashes them together, creating a w…

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Sunday, March 6, 2022

‘This show is a true testament to all cast & creatives’: THE BOOK OF MORMON – Touring ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

We join Elders Price and Cunningham (Robert Colvin and Connor Peirson) as they try to speak to a tribe in Uganda and preach to them the word of God – the Book of Mormon.

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Monday, February 28, 2022

‘Part folk tale, part social commentary, completely absorbing’: THE BALLAD OF MARIA MARTEN – Touring ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

The trial and execution of William Corder for the murder of Maria Marten caused a sensation, with thousands showing morbid curiosity.

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Sunday, February 27, 2022

‘An absolute must-see for anyone over the age of 13’: INSTRUCTIONS FOR A TEENAGE ARMAGEDDON – Southwark Playhouse ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Can you imagine how difficult it must be for parents to lose a daughter at the age of 17? It must be absolutely heartbreaking. But what about her little sister?

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Friday, February 25, 2022

‘The bunny boiler is still as shocking as ever’: FATAL ATTRACTION – Touring ★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

In 1987, the film of Fatal Attraction was a shocking, erotic thriller that put “bunny boiler” into our everyday language.

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Wednesday, February 2, 2022

‘A powerful, intense & thought-provoking play of moral uncertainty’: DOUBT – Chichester ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

The story is told in 90 riveting minutes in conversations between just four actors who portrayed their characters with impeccable dynamism.

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Saturday, January 29, 2022

‘Some stories shouldn’t be adapted’: THE DA VINCI CODE – Touring ★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

I cannot understand why they decided to try to adapt the story of The Da Vinci Code to the letter. The novel did not fend well as a film and it appears to have suffered the same fate as a li…

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Friday, January 28, 2022

‘Warm, funny & unforgettable’: OPERATION MINCEMEAT – Southwark Playhouse ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

SpitLip’s comedy musical about one of the most insane World War II operations is a triumph.

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Tuesday, January 25, 2022

‘A fantastic night of debate to expand one’s mind’: FREUD’S LAST SESSION – King’s Head Theatre ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Sigmund Freud, one of the most renowned neurologists of his time, changed the way the world thinks with his views and published works on, love, god and sex.

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Friday, January 21, 2022

‘Breathtaking illusions & special effects’: BEDKNOBS & BROOMSTICKS – Touring ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Based on the 1971 Disney movie, with the classic score by the Sherman brothers, Bedknobs and Broomsticks the musical is a captivating story about love and believing in yourself.

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Saturday, January 1, 2022

‘Captures the spirit of the era with aplomb’: FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE – Upstairs at the Gatehouse ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

My first thought when I heard that Five Guys Named Moe was coming to the Gatehouse was: how will all that song and dance work in such a small space? I needn’t have worried.

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Saturday, December 25, 2021

‘Venture into a world of adventure & fantasy’: THE LION, THE WITCH & THE WARDROBE – Salford ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is the theatre adaptation of the first in the children’s book series, The Chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis.

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Friday, December 24, 2021

‘Disturbing & darkly funny, with two bravura performances’: CRATCHIT – Park Theatre ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Alexander Knott’s atmospheric take on A Christmas Carol places Bob Cratchit centre stage as familiar events from Dickens’ story are related to the audience through his eyes.

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Sunday, December 19, 2021

‘Hans Christian Anderson’s classic tale is given a modern environmental twist’: THE SNOW QUEEN – The Albany, Deptford ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Lumi has asked lots of questions from a very young age, but as she grows older and is more aware of the world, she has questions about global warming and pollution, and decides to be an acti…

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Thursday, December 16, 2021

‘Like all good Christmas stories, there’s a happy ending’: THE SORCERER’S APPRENTICE – Newcastle ★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice is a family Christmas offering from Northern Stage, written by Laura Lindow. The action takes place on a large stage and is set in the streets of Newcastle.

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Friday, December 10, 2021

‘Slick, energetic & all-round entertaining’: SCHOOL OF ROCK – Touring ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s School of Rock is based on the hit movie and follows the life of Dewey Finn, an endearing character who is down on his luck.

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Monday, December 6, 2021

‘Filled with imagination, love & heartbreak’: LITTLE WOMEN: THE MUSICAL – Park Theatre ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Louisa May Alcott’s timeless classic Little Women has gone from book to music to film in the century and a half that it has been out.

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Wednesday, November 24, 2021

‘Layton Williams’ portrayal is a real beauty to behold’: EVERYBODY’S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE – Touring ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Glitter, sequins, laughter and tears await as you discover what everybody is saying about Jamie!

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Monday, November 22, 2021

‘Wonderfully nostalgic’: ABIGAIL’S PARTY – Park Theatre ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Mike Leigh’s 1977 comedy classic still delivers plenty of laughs. Although definitely a period piece, the characters and themes are still instantly recognisable now.

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Wednesday, November 17, 2021

‘Nigel Havers & Patricia Hodge have a fantastic connection onstage’: PRIVATE LIVES – Touring ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Christopher Luscombe directs this stellar new touring production of Noel Coward's classic comedy, with Nigel Havers and Patricia Hodges as ex-spouses Elyot and Amanda.

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Monday, November 8, 2021

‘Ideal for family & kids’: MAGIC GOES WRONG – Touring ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Mischief Theatre and magic legends Penn and Teller have come together to form the most hilariously dangerous magic you will ever see.

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Sunday, November 7, 2021

‘I haven’t had so much fun at a production in a while’: 9 to 5 THE MUSICAL – Touring ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Dolly Parton produces the musical of 9 to 5, which tells the story of three women - Violet, Judy and Doralee (Louise Redknapp, Vivian Panka and Stephanie Chandos) who all work in a very male…

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Sunday, October 31, 2021

‘I was left cold, not with fright but with boredom’: THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW – Touring ★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

So many questions to keep you engaged in this new iteration of an ancient legend. Although the actors apply their craft with commitment and skill, you are left sometimes confused and not cle…

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