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REVIEW: Educating Rita @ Devonshire Park Theatre

February 18, 2020

Educating Rita Devonshire Park Theatre by Willy Russel I’d seen the play in the 90’s and loved it, the film is an acknowledged classic of British Cinema. If you don’t know the plot, it followes working class Liverpudlian and married hairdresser Rita enrolling on an Open University course led by lecturer Frank to expand her […]

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REVIEW: Avenue Q @ Devonshire Park Theatre

October 29, 2019

It’s certainly fun and done with gusto, the puppeting is superb and the puppeteers quickly fading off and giving the puppets full empathic reign. The singing is great, with two or three stand out performances, ‘There’s a thin line’, which closes the first act is utterly American musical dreamy.

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REVIEW: Me and the Girls @The Devonshire Theatre Eastbourne

Brian Butler September 19, 2019

Me and the Girls is a paradox – a ‘new’ Noel Coward play. It is in fact a clever musical adaptation of a short story which the Master wrote on holiday in Jamaica, and published in 1962.

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PREVIEW: Rotterdam @Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

Besi Besemar June 1, 2019

It’s New Year in Rotterdam, and Alice has finally plucked up the courage to email her parents and tell them she’s gay. But before she can hit send, her girlfriend Fiona reveals that he has always identified as a man and now wants to start living as one named Adrian.

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PREVIEW: The 39 Steps comes to Eastbourne this summer

May 20, 2019

Jump on-board as the hilarious spy thriller and Olivier and Tony Award-winning comedy The 39 Steps comes to Eastbourne for a riotous run at the Devonshire Park Theatre this summer (July 25 – August 17) starring Oliver Mellor (Coronation Street). Based on John Buchan’s classic novel and Alfred Hitchcock’s film The 39 Steps is the perfect summer night out.

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