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Groomed for stardom: Royal Academy of Music presents Sweeney Todd at the Theatre Royal Stratford East

Sunday 10th July 2016 If someone had asked us if we wanted to see a group of twenty-something amateurs put on a production of Sweeney Todd, we would probably run a mile, if we hadn’t already sampled the brilliance of … Continue reading

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Marvellously barber-ous Ball: Sweeney Todd at the Adelphi Theatre

Saturday 11th March 2012, evening (first preview) In a recent interview with the BBC, Stephen Sondheim described his operetta ‘Sweeney Todd’ as a ‘Love Letter to London’.   Perhaps he doesn’t realise that in this country sending love letters like that … Continue reading

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So much for the Olympic spirit – Andrew Lloyd Webber throws away the baton for team West End theatre

Speculation about how the Olympics will affect West End theatre has been going on for some time, although an article in ‘This is Money’ quoted by Mark Shenton in his Stage blog in November brought matters to a head by suggesting the … Continue reading

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