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Review: Shrek the Musical – Edinburgh Playhouse

First published in The Times, Wednesday December 20 2017

Three Stars

It would be fair to say that stage musicals inspired by animated films have something of a chequered history. 453 more words

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Big Fish (The Other Palace)

Over at the rebranded The Other Palace (formerly St James’ Theatre), something rather magical is going on, with a bit of Broadway pizazz in this show of tall tales, misunderstandings, loss, redemption, daffodils, and fish. 535 more words


Big Fish - The Musical

Sometimes shows don’t cross the Atlantic successfully (either way) and I think this is one of them. It’s quintessentially American, with rather more schmaltz than most Brits can stomach. 442 more words


Review Round Up: Big Fish the Musical, The Other Palace

Kelsey Grammer stars in Nigel Harman’s production based on the Tim Burton film. But what have critics been saying about it? 

What is it to really know your own father? 703 more words

Big Fish the Musical: Casting

Clare Burt is today announced to star as Sandra Bloom alongside the previously announced Kelsey Grammer as Edward Bloom in a new production of John August and Andrew Lippa’s  551 more words

NEWS: Shrek the Musical Announces Casting For New UK Tour

The new tour of the musical will open at the Edinburgh Playhouse from the 12th December. 

The brand new UK tour of Shrek the Musical  is set to star Call the Midwife star Laura Main as Princess Fiona, Steffan Harri as Shrek, Marcus Ayton as Donkey and Samuel Holmes as Lord Farquaad. 273 more words

PREVIEW: Big Fish The Musical, The Other Palace

This brand new musical adaptation based on the beloved book and film by Tim Burton will play at The Other Palace from the 1st November.  301 more words