Author Archives: punctualsally

West Side Story – review

This review first appeared in British Theatre Guide Curve Theatre presents West Side Story Based on a conception by Jerome Robbins, book by Arthur Laurents Music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim Directed by Nikolai Foster Curve Theatre, Leicester … Continue reading

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Pepper and Honey – review

This review first appeared in British Theatre Guide Notnow Collective presents Pepper and Honey by Kristina Gavran directed by Tilly Branson Attenborough Arts Centre, Leicester 17 November 2019 Pepper and Honey asks a pertinent question: what is home? Writer Kristina Gavran … Continue reading

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Mince pies – put to the test

Visit any food emporium this time of year and you’ll see mince pies, whether that’s stacks of boxes piled up on supermarket shelves, or a sugar-dusted affair in your cafe of choice, they’re everywhere. Last year in the UK, we … Continue reading

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Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical – review

This review first appeared in British Theatre Guide Mark Goucher, Jason Donovan, Gavin Kalin, Matthew Gale, Laurence Myers with Nullarbor Productions and MGM on Stage present Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical Book by Stephan Elliott and Allan Scott, … Continue reading

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A Taste of Honey – review

This review first appeared in British Theatre Guide National Theatre presents A Taste of Honey by Shelagh Delaney Directed by Bijan Sheibani Curve Theatre, 22 – 26 October 2019 In 1958, Shelagh Delaney’s debut play A Taste of Honey opened at The … Continue reading

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Cabaret – review

This review first appeared in British Theatre Guide Bill Kenwright presents Cabaret Book by Joe Masteroff Music by John Kander Lyrics by Fred Ebb Directed by Rufus Norris Curve Theatre, Leicester 15 – 19 October 2019 “Divine decadence, darling” promises … Continue reading

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My Beautiful Launderette – review

This review first appeared in British Theatre Guide Curve Theatre, Belgrade Theatre Coventry, Everyman Theatre Cheltenham and Leeds Playhouse present My Beautiful Launderette by Hanif Kureishi directed by Nikolai Foster Curve Theatre, Leicester 20 September to 5 October 2019 “I’ve got the … Continue reading

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