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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!

Assisted Suicide: The Musical, Southbank Centre – Review

Credit: Manuel Vason

Pros: Carr offers a fresh perspective on a controversial topic and puts forward some compelling arguments. Cons: The show is at times repetitive and scattergun in its approach, with distractingly poor production values. I confess, I’ve been looking forward to Assisted Suicide: The Musical partly because of its wonderfully subversive title. Friends gave me impressively uncomfortable looks and made awkward comments when I told them the title of the show. I think these brief interactions alone indicated the general discomfort ...

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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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