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Review: Grease at the Orchard Theatre

Grease is a show that needs little introduction. Originally written by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey for the stage, it’s best known for the 1978 movie adaptation starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John, and has quite the cult following – at least if the number of audience members dressed as Pink Ladies and T-Birds at the Orchard last night is anything to go by. 434 more words


FlinterFile: Apollo 100- Joy

The band Apollo 100 didn’t exist long, but they did exist long enough to make two albums and have a big hit. 89 more words


Grease - Wrapped Up in Trouble

Grease is easily one of the best known musicals; full of catchy songs, a gorgeous man and a beautiful girl with their eccentric friends who all conveniently seem to fall in love with one another. 805 more words


Musical Review: 'Grease' at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, 1-12 August

Frances Winston reviewed the musical ‘Grease’ at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin, and found it to be great fun, with a cast that exudes enthusiasm, great sets, and Jimmy Osmond! 581 more words

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Where the world began: Ngorongoro, Tanzania

Spectacular new safari camps in the Crater Highlands of Tanzania are changing the way we experience this prehistoric phenomenon.
Photos by Tom Parker

Dawn at Entamanu and the world seemed newborn. 43 more words



Almost 50 years since it was first imagined by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey, Grease The Musical still has huge audience appeal, for us oldies who share happy memories of dancing round their bedrooms pretending to be Rizzo mid ‘Sandra Dee’ to a new younger audience who simply can’t resist a bit of Greased Lightnin’. 488 more words


REVIEW: Grease @The Palace Theatre, Manchester

Voted the “Number One Greatest Musical”, Grease begins a national tour at the Palace Theatre, Manchester.

It’s the original high-school musical featuring a host of favourite characters – Sandy, Danny, the groovy T Birds, the sassy Pink Ladies and the whole gang at Rydell High – and all the unforgettable songs from the hit movie including You’re The One That I Want, Grease Is The Word, Summer Nights, Hopelessly Devoted to You, Sandy, Greased Lightnin’. 290 more words