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Thriller Live Regent Theatre

From Man in the Mirror to Billie Jean, Bad, Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough, Can You Feel It, Thriller and  Smooth Criminal, each song is wonderfully presented by Britt Quentin and Rory Taylor whilst Shaqui Jackson’s  live performances and dance moves are  executed with flair and precision. Sean Christopher is Read more…

By Angela Smith, ago
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Cilla The Musical

Cilla the Musical is a mixture of highs and heart tearing lows , a modern day fairytale of a young girl from Merseyside who followed her dream of fame and fortune to become one of Britain’s biggest selling female singers and a much-loved TV personality. A tale of love, devotion, selfish ambition and Read more…

By Angela Smith, ago
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Grease Regent Theatre

In this new production,  the original plot is followed but the dialogue doesn’t intrude too much into the music. There are around eighteen numbers,  with some from the movie which were not in the original stage show (notably “Grease” and “You’re the one that I want”) and a couple which Read more…

By Angela Smith, ago
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Sister Act. Regent Theatre

The story is the same, the characters are familiar, however all thoughts of Whoopi Goldberg are dispelled within a few minutes as  Burke  claims the role as her own and has a great stage presence. It’s a heart warming performance. She has  all the right ingredients, a rich powerful vocal coupled with Read more…

By Angela Smith, ago
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Cinderella. Regent Theatre Hanley

To many, it wouldn’t be Christmas without a panto.  Jonny Wilkes is  back at Hanley’s Regent Theatre once again this year, for his 11th pantomime in his home city.  He plays the part of Buttons in Cinderella and he is joined by Christian Patterson.  They have a wonderful rapport and are clearly Read more…

By Angela Smith, ago