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Musicals 2008 Archives - Page 2 of 3 - One4Review

The British Ambassador’s Belly Dancer

August 8, 2008 |

This is the true story of Nadira Murray, “from the slums to the Ambassadorial palace of Uzbekistan”. Nadira’s life starts off in a kind of idle as part of Russia her parents are classically trained thespians and are held … Read More

Jet Set Go!

August 8, 2008 |

This is a cheery, rather camp musical set in the world of airlines and features trolley dollies and pilots on a plane en route from London to New York with a stop over before the return. The eight strong … Read More

The Spitfire Grill

August 8, 2008 |

As the third of four musicals presented this Fringe by The Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama (RSAMD) I was looking forward to seeing ‘The Spitfire Grill’, this is the UK Premiere of this musical. Having already seen … Read More

The Butler Did It? – The Musical

August 8, 2008 |

It is often said that if it is not broken then don’t fix it and in my opinion that is what has happened with this show. Last year I witnessed their non-musical version of this and was thoroughly impressed … Read More

The Jonah Boy

August 8, 2008 |

A tiny Island lives on the luck the sea cares to send it. One stormy night the youngest Islander falls asleep whilst counting the stars to be woken by the song of a Whale. Beached on the shore not … Read More

Sweet Charity

August 8, 2008 |

This version of Sweet Charity is polished and slick. Directors Richard Brownlie-Marshall and Zoe Thomas must take much credit for keeping the action flowing in one continuous act. Also, all the principals performed their roles successfully, bringing out the … Read More

Celebration Africa

August 8, 2008 |

There is a feeling of attending a religious gathering in the songs selected in this show. Josephine Amankwah, looking stunning in African dress, has a strong confident mezzo-soprano singing voice. She is backed by a three piece group with … Read More

Lucky Nurse and Other Short Musical Plays

August 8, 2008 |

Throwaway Theatre Company presents two musicals in this the last week of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2008. Having seen their main production ‘The Musical of Musicals, The Musical’ and been blown away by both the talent on stage and … Read More

We Will Rock You

August 8, 2008 |

Under the banner of the Schools version Gordonstoun school present their interpretation of the musical ‘We Will Rock You’,  the musical by Queen and Ben Elton. The story is loosely woven round the songs sung by the late great … Read More

Departure Lounge’  By  Dougal Irvine

August 8, 2008 |

Last years musical hit of the Fringe for me was ‘Eurobeat – Almost Eurovision’ a big budget production now touring the UK prior to a season in London’s West End. So far this Fringe I have been totally wowed … Read More