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The King’s Speech, Wyndham’s Theatre

David SeidlerDirected by Adrian Noble★★★★ Pros: Flawless performances, clever set and great script. Will keep you riveted from start to finish. Cons: Sticks too closely to the film version. Our Verdict: A production destined for success, overall an excellent piece of theatre. Not to be missed. Courtesy of Tristram Kenton for The Guardian The film of The King’s Speech was one of 2010’s most successful movies, drawing widespread critical acclaim and no less than twelve Academy Award nominations, four of which ...

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Sweeney Todd the Musical, Adelphi Theatre

Libretto by Hugh Wheeler, based on the play by Christopher BondMusic & Lyrics by Stephen SondheimDirected by Jonathan Kent★★★★ Pros: Musicals as they should be; fantastic lead performances, great music and no overbearing set or special effects.  Cons: A couple of less engaging performances from the supporting cast.  Our Verdict: An excellent musical, even we were satisfied!  Courtesy of Tristram Kenton for the Guardian I think you probably know us well enough by now to have realised that musicals are ...

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