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Review: The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole aged 13 3/4 The Musical, Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch

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It was in the second half when placenta flew into the air during the school nativity, which might have been before or after the red sock protest, that I wondered if I’d fallen into someone’s hallucination of their 80’s schooldays. Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch is currently home to The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole aged 13 3/4 The Musical. Based on the first book book in the wildly popular series by Sue Townsend and originally published in 1982, the books centre ...

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Made in Dagenham, Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch – Review

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 Romford Rose, Queens Theatre Hornchurch – Review

Pros: A new fusion of British and Western unlike anything currently showing, with a strong multitalented band Cons: The plot is erratic and overdramatic with few props and little set to aid it. Some of the jokes are distasteful Queens Theatre, Hornchurch boasts a beautiful auditorium and a large, spacious stage. With a light-bulb lined border and giant, floating Dolly Parton head, it sure looks the part for a country musical. Unfortunately the band takes up most of the stage, leaving ...

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