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Fings aint wot they used t’be

Fings aint wot they used t’be

Robert Tanitch review Fings Ain’t Wot They Used T‘Be at Theatre Royal, Stratford East, London E15 They certainly ain’t. I sat there, thinking this isn’t the show I remember. The cockney underworld mus ...
The front of house musical

The front of house musical

Robert Tanitch reviews Ushers at Charing Cross Theatre, London WC2 Backstage musicals are two a penny. A front of house musical is something new. Pity, it isn’t any good. The ushers that show you to y ...
Hey there, you without pajama bottoms

Hey there, you without pajama bottoms

Robert Tanitch reviews The Pajama Game at Shaftesbury Theatre, London WC2 THE PAJAMA GAME won the award for best musical on Broadway in 1954. Richard Adler and Jerry Ross wrote the music and lyrics. G ...
It’s in the blood

It’s in the blood

I wasn’t sure what to expect from Willy Russell’s Blood Brothers, but I came away thinking it’s one of the best musicals I have ever seen and very different from any other musical experience. This scr ...