Jesus Christ Superstar – at the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

4 1/2  out of  5 stars. And so it was that the Subtitled Friends made their annual pilgrimage to the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre. And the weather was good. And so was the show. "It's like they've kicked Jesus Christ Superstar up the arse" said der Smullen wisely. And blimey he was right. An extraordinary …

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Grey Gardens at The Southwark Playhouse

Four out of five stars. I came to the musical Grey Gardens with very little  knowledge of the cult seventies documentary on which it is based. But that didn't reduce my enjoyment in the slightest. It's  the story of mother and daughter 'Big' and 'Little' Edie Beale, relatives of Jacqueline Kennedy, who lived in squalor …

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Xanadu – Southwark Playhouse

"A place where nobody dared to go" Actually it's the Southwark Playhouse continuing to deliver with another in its run of forgotten musical gems. Perfect campy fun; great production values and excellent central performances all round. As productions go, the Subtitled Friends really had a wonderful evening. As Patron Wong said, Suddenly, it's Magic. And …

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