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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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Monday, September 13, 2021

‘A wonderful classic production’: EAST IS EAST – Birmingham Repertory Theatre ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Having been a fan of the film, I was more than delighted to accept the invitation to go along to the press night of East Is East, 25 years since the world premiere on the Birmingham REP’s …

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Saturday, September 11, 2021

‘Indulge in your inner child and open up your imagination’: LOVE BEYOND THE ZOO – BBC Sounds ★★★★ (Online review) by Fairy Powered Productions

Indulge in your inner child and open up your imagination to unlikely possibilities with ‘Love Beyond the Zoo’ – it’s not just a fictional story but also a fable which makes us questi…

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Friday, September 10, 2021

‘Torn in two by the final twist’: THE WOMAN IN BLACK – Fortune Theatre ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

This production of The Woman in Black at the Fortune Theatre is a great reminder of why theatre and the arts are so important and how they can take you to another place entirely

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Tuesday, September 7, 2021

‘Exquisitely performed by the most phenomenal dancers’: DANGEROUS LIAISONS – Leeds ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

A very excited audience gathered at the wonderful Leeds Playhouse to see David Nixon’s ballet adaptation of Choderlos de Laclos’ 18th-century highly-seductive novel, Les Liaisons Dangere…

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Monday, September 6, 2021

‘Acceptance is the name of the game’: EVERYBODY’S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE – Salford & Touring ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

All-in-all, everybody SHOULD be talking about Jamie, and everyone – no matter colour gender, sexuality or anything else is welcome here – acceptance is the name of the game in this touri…

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Sunday, September 5, 2021

‘You can really feel the adrenalin rush & noise of the terraces’: FEVER PITCH – Hope Theatre ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

A love of football – ideally the red side of north London – would definitely help to enjoy this play, but the universal themes of obsession, alienation and comradeship mean there’s ple…

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Saturday, September 4, 2021

‘Tumble outta bed & stumble to the theatre’: 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL – Southampton & Touring ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

All stand for Queen Dolly! I have been waiting to see 9 to 5 The Musical this for a long time, I’m a huge fan of Dolly Parton, having even ticked DollyWood off my must do list. Finally it …

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Friday, September 3, 2021

‘A sumptuous visual & musical treat’: CINDERELLA – Gillian Lynne Theatre ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

We can finally go to the ball, and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella was well worth the wait. Emerald Fennell’s treatment of the fairy tale frames Cinderella as a social outcast in a town…

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Wednesday, September 1, 2021

‘Slick & arresting’: SALOMÉ – Southwark Playhouse ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

The intimacy of Southwark Playhouse and some judicious rewriting by director Ricky Dukes creates a more focused, stylised production of Wilde’s scandalous take on the story of Salomé.

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Saturday, August 28, 2021

‘The perfect thriller’: LOOKING GOOD DEAD – Sheffield & Touring ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

A very warm and Covid-friendly welcome was received from the Lyceum staff as they greeted an excited audience for the opening night of Looking Good Dead, a stage adaptation (Shaun McKenna) o…

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Thursday, August 26, 2021

‘Sinister, captivating & immersive’: WHEN DARKNESS FALLS – Park Theatre ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

From the offset the atmosphere for When Darkness Falls had an eerie aura. The chemistry between John Blondel, portrayed by Will Barton, and the storyteller portrayed by Alex Phelps is impecc…

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Monday, August 23, 2021

‘Bobbing along beautifully’: BEDKNOBS & BROOMSTICKS – Newcastle & Touring ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

If Mary Poppins is Practically Perfect then Miss Eglantine Price is Bobbing Along Beautifully. Fifty years after the film version of the Sherman Brothers classic hit the cinemas, Bedknobs an…

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Friday, August 20, 2021

‘You cannot help but smile at the narrator’s energy’: PRISON GAME (Online review) ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Written and performed by Marcus Hercules, Prison Game is a monologue that tells the story of an innocent young man who finds himself in prison for a crime that he did not commit. Review…

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Monday, August 16, 2021

‘More than I could have wanted’: CONSTELLATIONS – Vaudeville Theatre ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

I had a flash of a thought, ‘Oh please don’t let this be an anti-climax’, and in the safe hands of the Donmar Warehouse production team, I needn’t have worried. In fact, Constellatio…

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Sunday, August 15, 2021

‘Family entertainment at its best’: MAGIC GOES WRONG – Cambridge & Touring ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Magic Goes Wrong is a highly entertaining comedy play, created through the combined talents of Mischief Theatre and Penn and Teller. It’s part of Mischief Theatre’s ‘Goes Wrong’ seri…

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Wednesday, August 4, 2021

‘The cast is insanely talented’: A LITTLE SPACE – Mind The Gap (Online review) ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

The icing on the cake in Mind The Gap’s technically fantastic production of A Little Space is the fact it showcases performers who are often left out of mainstream theatre.

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Sunday, August 1, 2021

‘Joyous & vital’: TUCK SHOP WEST END – Garrick Theatre ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Tuck Shop West End is a two week takeover of the Garrick Theatre showcasing drag and queer performers. Joe Black is a Brighton-based cabaret and drag performer, most recently seen worldwide …

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Saturday, February 6, 2021

‘The clouds will clear one day’: Offie-nominated performer Beaux Harris on how she has kept creative during lockdown by Fairy Powered Productions

Despite Coronavirus, 25-year-old award-nominated actor Beaux Harris continues to dance her way through lockdown and is encouraging others to keep going through her Instagram page and online …

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Thursday, December 24, 2020

‘A festive wonder’: LITTLE ROBIN REDBREAST – Salisbury ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Little Robin Redbreast is a wonderful Christmas musical, the socially-distanced crew is marvellous at portraying a festive wonder.

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Monday, December 14, 2020

‘Charming & emotional’: LOVE LETTERS – Theatre Royal, Haymarket ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

A R Gurney’s gentle two-hander Love Letters is an ideal choice for re-opening TR Haymarket, with the actors never leaving their writing desks throughout the performance.

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