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America’s No.1 Detective Agency, Drayton Arms Theatre – Review

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Pros: Captures the era with plenty of funny moments. Cons: Too convoluted to follow. Inspired by film noir of the 1940’s, including classics Mildred Pierce and The Third Man, Fatale Femme give us America’s No.1 Detective Agency, a comedic outing to the world of private eyes, gangsters, and the seedier side of Hollywood. Vivian O’Connell was the best detective this side of Los Angeles. Until, that is, the Wallace Case exploded, and Bobby Monroe took her title and all the good cases ...

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Evita, Phoenix Theatre – Review

Pros: Beautiful voices and some emotional scenes – this is a production where the women shine! Cons: A rushed plotline and poor sound design. It had been almost ten years since I last saw Evita, and with fond memories I was looking forward to seeing it again, at the Phoenix Theatre in London’s glitzy West End. With Wicked’s Emma Hatton following in the footsteps of Elaine Paige and taking on the leading role this was surely going to be a memorable production. ...

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