Tag Archives: Laura Pitt-Pulford

Walking a casting tightrope: Barnum at the Menier Chocolate Factory

Friday 22nd December 2017 We’ve been wondering for a while why nobody has thought of mounting a small-scale production of ‘Barnum’, and now the Menier Chocolate Factory has finally got round to doing it as their Christmas show this year.  … Continue reading

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Backwood bachelors: Seven Brides for Seven Brothers at the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

Saturday 18th July 2015, matinée Regents Park Open Air Theatre seems uniquely suited to staging a production of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers – whilst not exactly a match for the grandeur of the American West, the outdoor setting certainly helps, … Continue reading

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Lest we forget: The Return of the Soldier at Jermyn Street Theatre

Tuesday 2nd September, 2014 (first preview) Even in her twenties, Rebecca West had plenty of material to draw on for her first novel ‘The Return of the Soldier’, having lived through the first world war herself and experienced the anguish … Continue reading

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Tell Laura we love her: Pitt-Pulford perks up Lauderdale House

Sunday 14th October 2012 Lauderdale House has been on our radar for some time.  This little known 16th century manor house regularly hosts seasons of jazz, classical and cabaret but until now we had somehow failed to get organised to attend.  … Continue reading

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A two-reel tragedy: Jerry Herman’s Mack and Mabel at the Southwark Playhouse

We have been devout Hermanites ever since attending a Jerry Herman gala in 2007 with the distinctly luxury casting of John Barrowman, Maria Friedman, Clarke Peters and Debbie Gravitte.  Since then we’ve clocked up ‘La Cage Aux Folles’ and ‘Hello Dolly’.  Would Mack and … Continue reading

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