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Friday, December 2, 2022

‘Exciting, fabulous, entertaining’: SLEEPING BEAUTY – Theatre Royal Windsor ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Theatre Royal Windsor brings you this year’s panto and what a panto it is. Sleeping Beauty tells us the story that we all know and love but with a few twists thrown in, alongside with much…

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Monday, November 28, 2022

‘A sweet success’: Charlie & the Chocolate Factory The Musical – Leeds ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory The Musical comes to Leeds Playhouse for the festive season. The musical invites one into a world of imagination of Charlie’s plight and Wi…

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Saturday, November 26, 2022

‘Energy seems to pulsate off the stage’: NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL – Birmingham ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Christmas has exploded over Birmingham in a shower of confetti with the arrival of Nativity! The Musical, written and directed by Debbie Isitt. If the spirit of Christmas has yet to grab you…

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Monday, November 21, 2022

‘Can only be described as magical’: THE SNOWMAN – Peacock Theatre ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Based on the well-loved Raymond Briggs classic, The Snowman stage show can only be described as magical. Having grown up watching the TV adaptation, the piece has always been an integral par…

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Saturday, November 5, 2022

‘Daniel Jacob’s portrayal of Lady Bracknell is wonderfully hilarious’: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST – Rose Theatre, Kingston ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

As with all shows produced by The Rose Theatre, The Importance of Being Earnest takes a familiar favourite by Oscar Wilde and makes it even better. While using all the original language, the…

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Wednesday, November 2, 2022

‘Filled to the brim with passion’: ORFEO ED EURIDICE – Leeds & Touring ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

A highly-dramatic and first-class performance of Opera North’s Orfeo Ed Euridice was extremely well received with rapturous applause at the exquisite Grand Theatre, Leeds. This must be one…

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Tuesday, October 25, 2022

‘Became quite farcical’: BOMBAY SUPERSTAR – Touring by Fairy Powered Productions

The plot of Bombay Superstar transpires to be a bit of an unofficial biopic of the Bollywood actress Rekha. Rekha’s story has been subtly changed and some life events have been swapped wit…

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Saturday, October 22, 2022

‘Vigorous new take on Molière’s play’: TARTUFFE – Birmingham ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Many great comedies are reimagined and this re-adaptation of Moliére’s Tartuffe, originally commissioned and produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company made with The Rep, is very obliging …

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Thursday, October 20, 2022

‘Funny, disturbing & uncomfortable’: RUCKUS – Southwark Playhouse ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Jenna Fincken’s unsettling and unforgettable play about coercive control chronicles a relationship from meeting to the first act of violence. Funny, disturbing and uncomfortable – Louise…

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Friday, October 14, 2022

‘You won’t be disappointed’: THE MIRROR CRACK’D – Touring ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

The Original Theatre Company is currently touring with a new adaption, by Rachel Wagstaff, of The Mirror Crack’d, from Agatha Christie’s 1962 novel, The Mirror Crack’d from Side to Sid…

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

‘Great introduction to mystery drama’: THE FAMOUS FIVE: A NEW MUSICAL – Mold ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

The Famous Five – A New Musical, a collaboration between Chichester Festival Theatre and Theatr Clwyd, brings a fresh vibe that sees writer Elinor Cook and director Tamara Harvey concentra…

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

‘This is outstanding’: THE BOOK THIEF: A NEW MUSICAL – Bolton ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

The Octagon Theatre is currently home to the world premiere of the new musical based on the novel by Markus Zusak, The Book Thief. The play begins with an introduction from our Narrator, pla…

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Sunday, September 25, 2022

‘You will still jump out of your seat’: 2:22 – A GHOST STORY – Criterion Theatre ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

It is a testament to Danny Robins’ 2:22 – A Ghost Story at the Criterion Theatre that many people go back for a second viewing – this is lots of fun as you try to spot what is going on…

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Sunday, September 18, 2022

‘Simply beautiful’: THE COLOR PURPLE – Touring ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

From great American novel to star-casted film to Tony Award-nominated Broadway musical, Alison Walker’s The Color Purple has seen many formats over the years. A hard-hitting musical at the…

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Tuesday, September 13, 2022

‘Highly entertaining evening’: TRUMP L’OEIL – Upstairs at the Gatehouse by Fairy Powered Productions

Trump L’Oeil is a musical romp through the Trump years, played for laughs and employing many different theatrical genres to create the full effect of the chaos of the time. Drawing on surr…

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Sunday, September 11, 2022

’An excellent adaptation’: DEMON DENTIST – Touring ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

This is the premiere of David Walliams’ Demon Dentist, presented by Birmingham Stage Company, one of the leading producers of quality theatre for children and families.

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Monday, September 5, 2022

‘As clever, funny & heartbreaking as ever’: PERSEPHONE – Brockley Jack Studio Theatre ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Arrows & Traps’ outstanding online films of reimagined Greek myths were a joy during the pandemic, and you should not miss the chance to see Persephone live on stage at the Brockley Ja…

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Sunday, September 4, 2022

‘Something for everyone’: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL – Touring ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Beautiful charts the early years of Carole King from a 16 year old girl writing her first hit single, to her first solo concert in front of an audience at Carnegie Hall in June 1971. King wo…

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Saturday, September 3, 2022

‘Beautiful & insightful’: HAPPY MEAL – Touring ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Happy Meal is a show about friendship, identity and is ultimately a heart-warming love story, a lot to pack into a show that is about an hour long. This delightful two-hander is labelled as …

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Monday, August 29, 2022

‘Highly entertaining, extremely relevant & very funny’: LONDON ZOO – Bread & Roses Theatre ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Farine Clarke’s sharp and scathing play London Zoo returns to the Bread & Roses for a well-deserved longer run. Even though the story is set at the turn of the millennium, the characte…

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Monday, August 15, 2022

’An absolute gem of a solo show’: AGE IS A FEELING – Edinburgh Festival Fringe ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Hayley McGhee has created an absolute gem of a solo show in Age is a Feeling at Summerhall Anatomy Lecture Theatre, Edinburgh. A day after seeing it, some of the lines (and feelings evoked) …

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Saturday, August 13, 2022

‘Truly a thing of beauty’: Rob Madge: My Son’s a Queer (But What Can You Do?) – Edinburgh Festival Fringe ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Coming of age biopic Rob Madge: My Son’s a Queer (But What Can You Do?) at the Underbelly George Square, Edinburgh is truly a thing of beauty, its life affirming and will leave you crying …

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Wednesday, August 10, 2022

‘Compelling, entertaining & thought-provoking’: MADE IN INDIA / BRITAIN – Edinburgh Festival Fringe ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Rinkoo Barpaga has created a fascinating and unsettling show in Made in India/Britain. An honest and clear-eyed exploration of his own experiences and reactions to navigating life as a deaf …

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Tuesday, August 2, 2022

‘Has never seemed more relevant than now’: JULIUS CAESAR – Touring ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

The Globe Theatre’s production of William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar begins with the news that Julius Caesar has defeated Pompey. Right from the start, the audience is required to be pa…

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Friday, July 29, 2022

‘It’s been worth the wait’: SISTER ACT – Eventim Apollo ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Incredibly anticipated by the theatre community and postponed due to Covid, Sister Act has certainly made the long wait worth it. Beverley Knight, Jennifer Saunders, Keala Settle and Lizzie…

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Thursday, July 28, 2022

‘Wickedly funny & inappropriate in almost every way’: THE BOOK OF MORMON – Touring ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

There is nothing that will prepare you for The Book Of Mormon, famously created (book, music and lyrics) by the minds behind South Park. Without knowledge of the plot, there is an expectatio…

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Monday, July 18, 2022

‘Delivers a rollicking good time’: MILLENNIALS – The Other Palace ★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

What I can safely say about Millennials at The Other Palace is that Elliot Clay has produced a collection of irresistible musical earworms, some rousing, some boppy, a couple reflective, all…

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Saturday, July 16, 2022

‘Thought-provoking show’: REPORT TO AN ACADEMY – Old Red Lion ★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

If you’re familiar with Franz Kafka, you’ll be aware of the themes so often present in his work: isolation, alienation, mental and physical struggle – the epitome of ‘Kafkaesque’. …

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Monday, July 11, 2022

‘This is what theatre is all about’: A-TYPICAL RAINBOW – Turbine Theatre ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

A-Typical Rainbow is a play written, and starring, JJ Green and produced by Aria Entertainment. The play will run at the Turbine Theatre until 7 August before hopefully being picked up to co…

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Saturday, July 9, 2022

‘A fitting tribute to Sondheim’: A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC – Leeds ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Co-produced by Leeds Playhouse and Opera North, A Little Night Music, Stephen Sondheim’s musical bittersweet comedy, returns to the Leeds Playhouse after it made its debut last summer.

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Sunday, July 3, 2022

‘Two spectacular performances’: Switch_MCR Double Bill – Manchester ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Switch_MCR are a Manchester-based theatre company creating new and exciting accessible work. The company was founded by Royal Exchange Young Company members and is now one of the biggest ind…

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