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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Déjà vu all over again by Stephen Farrow

  Good news/bad news. Danny Rubin and Tim Minchin‘s new musical adaptation of Rubin and Harold Ramis‘s Groundhog Day deserves every single one of the five-star reviews it received last …

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Saturday, November 14, 2015

Call it hell, call it heaven… by Stephen Farrow

Or, some collected thoughts on Wednesday’s matinee performance of the pre-West End tour of Chichester Festival Theatre’s (mostly terrific) revival of Guys and Dolls: First, heaven. Guys …

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Now, God knows, anything goes by Stephen Farrow

…and I sort of wish it didn’t. There’s nothing at all wrong with the production. In fact, I almost don’t have enough superlatives to describe the production. Under the artistic direc…

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Friday, February 15, 2013

Like, total drag. by Stephen Farrow

Or, some reflections on the experience of attending Wednesday’s matinée performance of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert at the Opera House in Manchester: It’s fun, sometimes relentlessly …

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Sunday, January 27, 2013

On the Buses by Stephen Farrow

This is a photograph of the front of one of the buses I took to get home this evening, taken so that I could get a record of the vehicle number. What you can’t see in this photograph is th…

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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Ms. J’Adore, Ms. iPhone, and the screamer by Stephen Farrow

I love theatre. I love going to the theatre more than very nearly anything else. I go to the theatre as often as I can (although not always as often as I’d like), and I’ll see very nearl…

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Saturday, April 7, 2012

Shall I tell you what I think of you? by Stephen Farrow

This afternoon, I saw the current UK tour of The King and I at the Liverpool Empire. Unless hell freezes over, or I get forced to at gunpoint, or I suffer some kind of permanent concussion, …

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Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Celibate nuns out there shaking their buns… by Stephen Farrow

They’re ba-aack! And this week they’re in Leeds. Sister Act: The Musical has hit the road in Britain, billed as being ‘direct from the London Palladium‘. ‘Direct’, in this case, …

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Saturday, March 17, 2012

Unenchanted evening by Stephen Farrow

Or rather, afternoon, although Thursday evening was in some ways similarly unenchanting. We’ll get to that in a minute. Today, I’m afraid, was just one of those days. I had a ticket this…

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Monday, October 31, 2011

Rotten Apple by Stephen Farrow

Or, My Trip to the Apple Store. On the enjoyment scale, it did not rate ten out of ten. [Edit – there is more to this story. Apple subsequently made amends, spectacularly. I’m leaving th…

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