Tag Archives: made in dagenham

Sentiment snowdrift, Strictly surprises and 2015 preview

My articles in the January issue of Dance Today, out now: Snowed under The saccharine sentiment of Irving Berlin’s White Christmas at the Dominion Theatre is downright suffocating Strictly surprises Following another series of Strictly celebrities being saddled with the “dark horse” mantle, my top five genuinely surprising contestants Stepping … Continue reading

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Made in Dagenham, Adelphi Theatre

Labour disputes has proved a fruitful West End topic, from Billy Elliot and The Full Monty to The Pyjama Game, and this new addition is keen to follow in their picket-lined footsteps. It has strong creative pedigree, too, with a … Continue reading

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Cats, globe-trotting, ball games and striking out

My articles in the December issue of Dance Today, out tomorrow: Strictly international From India to Finland, South Africa to Turkey, how the hit BBC show travels around the world Top cat As the West End revival opens, groundbreaking choreographer Gillian Lynne recalls the creation of Cats … Continue reading

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Dourly funny insight into grind of factory life

This is the year of Richard Bean. The One Man, Two Guvnors creator is undergoing a renaissance, with 2014 boasting Pitcairn at the Globe, the National’s Great Britain and West End musical Made in Dagenham. Toast, transporting us to the … Continue reading

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