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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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Monday, October 25, 2021

‘Lots of fun!’ REVENGE: The Horror Cabaret – Pleasance Theatre by Fairy Powered Productions

A fun-filled hour of horror-themed musical theatre numbers comes wonderfully unstuck as its creator can’t bring herself to share the spotlight with the other cast members.

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Wednesday, October 13, 2021

‘Innovative, spectacular, experimental, totally unpredictable’: DRACULA: The Untold Story – Touring ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

If like me you consider yourself somewhat of an expert on the original story of Bram Stoker’s Dracula, then you’ll be both fascinated and intrigued by Imitating the Dogs curveball of a t…

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Sunday, October 10, 2021

‘Raw, unfiltered & full of personality’: SNOWFLAKES – Old Red Lion Theatre ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

At the end of Snowflakes' shocking road full of twists and turns, the tiny Old Red Lion Theatre expanded into this small universe full of female empowerment Reviewed by Emily Cliff …

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Wednesday, October 6, 2021

‘A must-see showstopper’: PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT — Mayflower, Southhampton ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Upon the curtains opening you are immediately whisked away to the land of down under and the start of a truly wonderful tale. Immediately the show starts with a wonderful tune, you are immed…

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Monday, October 4, 2021

‘Seriously spectacular and a lot of fun’: BACK TO THE FUTURE — West End ★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

The arrival of a trio of splashy big new musicals in the West End at roughly the same time – the others being Frozen and the ALW Cinderella – feels both like a brave move by producers b…

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Saturday, October 2, 2021

‘Compelling to watch. Who needs words?’: Matthew Bourne’s THE MIDNIGHT BELL — York Theatre ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Matthew Bourne’s latest production, is described as “intoxicated tales from the darkest Soho” and based on the novels of Patrick Hamilton. All the action takes place at The Midnight Be…

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Friday, September 24, 2021

‘Dianne Pilkington has excellent stage presence’: BEDKNOBS & BROOMSTICKS – Touring ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

I was very excited to see this classic film revived as a stage musical so that a new generation of children could enjoy it.

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Monday, September 20, 2021

‘Gloriously silly & a right hoot’: THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES – Touring ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

This ingenious adaptation is a fabulous, exhilarating slapstick romp combining theatrical invention and wonderfully comic performances.

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Saturday, September 18, 2021

‘More street cred, less Hollywood sweetness’: GREASE – Woking & Touring ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

When Grease hit our cinemas back in 1978 I was a wide-eyed 13 year old enthralled by the story, the music and the Grease feeling. So much so as I went to see the film six times. This was a t…

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Thursday, September 16, 2021

‘I was astounded‘: ROCK OF AGES – Birmingham & Touring ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

If you wanna rock, then come on feel the noize and have nothing but a good time with the cast of Rock of Ages. Reviewed by Joanne Hodge 5***** Rock of Ages Photo Cred…

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