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Musicals

The triple-threat of music, dance and drama and another staple of the London theatre scene. There are plenty of musicals on the West End, but it’s the Off West End where you’ll find the new stuff, so don’t be afraid to jump in!

Made in Dagenham, Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch – Review

Credit: Everything Theatre

Pros: A musical of laughs and non-stop entertainment. Cons: Simplified, at times cliched, plot. Made in Dagenham certainly is one heck of a fun ride that will keep your toes tapping from start to finish. The tunes are cheerful and keep the beat flowing, while an on-stage band bring the backing to life. This musical, based on the 2010 film of the same name, tells the story of a group of female factory workers who went on strike in the 1960s ...

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The Fix, New Union Theatre – Review

Credit: Darren Bell

Pros: Resplendent and enduring performances with an engaging narrative Cons:  The heat in the studio and additional seating affected comfort levels This summer sees the return of The Fix at Southwark’s New Union Theatre. Last seen at the theatre in 2012 before the Union Theatre moved into its new home (hence the change of name), the musical follows the drama and corruption of the Chandlers, a family that is determined – at all costs – to get their hands on the ...

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