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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

‘Continues to relate in the 21st century’: STREET SCENE – Touring ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Street Scene is an enjoyable production with outstanding performances from the cast and its diverse and reflective music accommodating the reality of living in a tenement in the 1940s.

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Friday, January 17, 2020

‘An effortless performance by the cast’: GOD OF CARNAGE – Touring ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

God of Carnage is a dissection of the middle classes familiar in Yasmina Reza’s work, presenting the characters in a farcical light that is so tragically funny.

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

‘A triumph of storytelling’: SHACKLETON & HIS STOWAWAY – Park Theatre ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Shackleton and His Stowaway is an evocative account of ridiculous bravery and comradeship and a fascinating and thrilling tribute to these extraordinary men.

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Saturday, January 11, 2020

A classic given new life’: TOM BROWN’S SCHOOL DAYS – Union Theatre ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

The Phil Willmott Company’s Essential Classics Season 2020, celebrating the 75th anniversary of V.E. Day, opens with a stirring adaptation of Tom Brown’s School Days.

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Wednesday, January 8, 2020

‘Pure entertainment’: THE NUTCRACKER – Sheffield ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Saint Petersburg Ballet delivers exactly what you’re wanting from this production. A seasonal treat, a well formed and rehearsed ballet, and two hours of pure entertainment.

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Tuesday, December 24, 2019

‘Sheer entertainment for adults & children alike’: BILLIONAIRE BOY – London & Touring ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

An amusing and touching production of Billionaire Boy has a really important lesson at its heart brought to life by an absolutely brilliant cast.

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Friday, December 20, 2019

’Utterly entertained’: CINDERELLA – Sheffield ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Aladdin at Sheffield Lyceum is recommended to anyone who likes a laugh and a good night out, it’s not just for kids.

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‘Lots of laughs throughout’: PETER PAN GOES WRONG – London & Touring ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

With lots of laughs throughout and plenty going on to keep audiences entertained Peter Pan Goes Wrong is a fabulous alternative to a traditional pantomime with laughs for all the family.

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Thursday, December 19, 2019

‘A gem of a show’: THE BARRICADE BOYS CHRISTMAS CABARET – The Other Palace ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

The Barricade Boys are back in London with their Christmas Cabaret – a fun-filled festive show that you just can’t help but love.

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‘The perfect family trip to the theatre’: PETER PAN – Southampton ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

With its colourful set, fast-paced story and funny jokes Peter Pan keeps the younger members of the audience transfixed and it was a delight to hear them chuckling and booing.

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019

‘There are some clever moments’: THE CAT IN THE HAT – Turbine Theatre ★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

‘There are some clever moments’: While Donna Easton is a little underwhelmed by The Cat in the Hat at the Turbine Theatre, her joyful daughter loves the show.

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Monday, December 16, 2019

‘One great dance routine after another’: 42ND STREET – Upstairs at the Gatehouse ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

42nd Street works thanks to inventive choreography, mesmerising dancing and great ensemble singing.

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Sunday, December 15, 2019

‘Lots of laughs & plenty of magic’: CINDERELLA – New Wimbledon Theatre ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

With an all-star cast, lots of laughs and plenty of magic, Cinderella at the New Wimbledon Theatre is a show not to be missed.

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Saturday, December 14, 2019

‘Another standout is the wonderful choreography’: GUYS & DOLLS – Sheffield ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Each year I always think Sheffield Theatres can’t excel the previous Christmas production, but once again I have been proved wrong with Guys and Dolls.

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Thursday, December 12, 2019

‘Sparkling production’: THE BOY FRIEND – Menier Chocolate Factory ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Just walking into the theatre and seeing Paul Anderson’s vibrantly coloured set for The Boy Friend chases away the winter blues and transports you to 1920s Riviera in this sparkling produc…

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Monday, December 9, 2019

‘A delightful piece’: THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS – Leeds ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

The theatre’s production of The Night Before Christmas is a delightful piece, full of fun and silliness, with moments of wonder and the chance for the children to interact with the cast.

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Thursday, December 5, 2019

‘Quite an empowering production’: BAND OF GOLD – Touring ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Kay Mellor’s Band of Gold, based on the TV series of the same name also penned by Mellor is very gritty, very northern but also very witty.

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

‘Hilarious & thought-provoking’: NOR WOMAN NEITHER – Tristan Bates Theatre ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

The exposing environment of Nor Woman Neither gives the two actors nothing to hide behind but their exceptional talent and we simply don’t need anything else.

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Sunday, December 1, 2019

‘Electrifying dancing, beautiful singing & wonderful acting’: WEST SIDE STORY – Leicester ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Electrifying dancing, beautiful singing and wonderful acting, if you want to treat yourself to something really special this Christmas, get a ticket for West Side Story at Curve Leicester.

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Saturday, November 30, 2019

‘Powerful performances’: THE ASTONISHING TIMES OF TIMOTHY CRATCHIT – Manchester ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

With powerful performances and a vibrant cast, The Astonishing Times of Timothy Cratchit creates an entertaining musical filled with laughter which is perfectly complemented by the Christmas…

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Thursday, November 28, 2019

‘Unmissable performance from beginning to end’: THE WIZARD OF OZ – Leeds Playhouse ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

The Wizard of Oz is a celebrated and must see Christmas/winter treat for one and all. The Leeds Playhouse again has successfully delivered.

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Monday, November 25, 2019

‘Heartbreaking, joyous & painfully honest’: E-BABY – Jack Studio Theatre ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Jane Cafarella’s award-winning play e-baby deals with the harsh realities of surrogacy with wit, warmth and compassion.

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Sunday, November 24, 2019

‘Does not disappoint’: Motown the Musical – Touring ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

More than a celebration of Motown, it highlighted issues such as acceptance, racism, strained relationships, acceptance and the problems faced with fame and fortune which often musicians fac…

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Thursday, November 21, 2019

‘The main treasures are the artists’: CIRCUS 1903 – Touring ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Circus 1903 gives a unique perspective of how it would have felt to watch an American circus over 100 years ago. This is done with the help of an amazing amalgamation of set, costumes, light…

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Monday, November 18, 2019

‘Heartfelt but flawed’: STRAY DOGS – Park Theatre by Fairy Powered Productions

Olivia Olsen’s new play about Anna Akhmatova, the Russian poet who voiced the suffering of the people in Stalin’s Russia is heartfelt but flawed.

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Sunday, November 17, 2019

‘This play is epic’: TOUCHING THE VOID – West End ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Make no mistake, Touching The Void at the Duke of York’s Theatre is tantalising theatre & what David Greig has achieved in this adaptation is remarkable.

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

‘Good old-fashioned entertainment at its best’: CURTAINS – Touring ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Full of red herrings, marvellous music, divine dancing, stunning singing and laugh out loud funny, Curtains is a not just a musical whodunit it’s one of the best nights out I’ve had in a…

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Thursday, November 7, 2019

‘A beautifully observed slice of life’: A PRAYER FOR WINGS – King’s Head Theatre ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

A Prayer for Wings is a beautifully observed slice of life (despite odd moments that remind you it was written 35 years ago).

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

‘Think Robin Hood meets Oklahoma meets Columbo’: CURTAINS – Touring ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Curtains creates a glimpse into the onstage and backstage antics of theatre folk, well until the untalented and unpopular leading lady of this production of Robin Hood gets murdered during t…

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Saturday, November 2, 2019

‘Excellent sweet ballet for children & families alike’: LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD – Touring ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

The dancers of Northern Ballet interpret the adventure of Little Red Riding Hood simply and dramatically with excellent portrayals of the characters. Reviewed By Dawn Smallwood …

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Monday, October 21, 2019

‘Thoroughly modern, soul searching & hilarious play’: THE GIRL WHO FELL – Trafalgar Studios ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

The aftermath of a teenager’s death really shouldn’t be this funny, but Sarah Rutherford has created a thoroughly modern, soul-searching and hilarious play.

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