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THEATRE REVIEW: Dreamboats And Petticoats @Theatre Royal

Besi Besemar October 5, 2017

Inspired by a multi-million-selling series of albums, Dreamboats And Petticoats breezed into Brighton on a wet Monday evening but managed to send the audience away from The Theatre Royal very content and humming numbers from the golden age of rock and roll, 1956-62.

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REVIEW: La Cage Aux Folles @Theatre Royal

Besi Besemar August 19, 2017

When La Cage Aux Folles opened in 1983 it was very much¬†a ‘piece of its time’¬†scripted by Harvey Fierstein with music by Jerry Herman and introducing the world to the fabulous Les Cagelles. Those were the days before we had gay marriage and many of the rights we now enjoy. The musical gave gay people at the time the chance to experience¬†the fabulous illusion created at the La Cage nightclub in Saint-Tropez by middle age drag queen and star of the show Albin (Zsa Zsa) and his partner Georges who together owned the nightclub.

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REVIEW: Lord of the Dance – Dangerous Games @ Brighton Centre

Besi Besemar February 11, 2017

Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance Dangerous Games returned to the Brighton Centre last night, 20 years after Flatley launched the original Lord of the Dance following parting company with Riverdance.

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REVIEW: Brighton Gay Men’s Chorus Tribute Concert for Pablo

Besi Besemar February 6, 2017

Brighton Gay Men’s Chorus held a Tribute Concert to celebrate the life of their friend and colleague Pablo Fernandez Arias Carzola at the Phil Starr Pavilion on Sunday, February 5.

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REVIEW: Brighton Gay Men’s Chorus

Besi Besemar December 2, 2014

Brighton Gay Men’s Chorus staged their annual Christmas Show Putting on the Glitz at the Theatre Royal this year and the move proved to be a triumph. The production, which was completely sold out had it all, great singing, stylishing staging, funny segues and memorable solo numbers.

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REVIEW: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Besi Besemar November 25, 2014

Following the sudden departure of Rufus Hound’s last month from his role playing Freddy Benson the shows producers took the opportunity last week to introduce to the press his replacement, Alex Gaumond, fresh from playing bossy Miss Trunchbull in Matilda at the Cambridge Theatre along with Bonney Langford and Gary Wilmot who joined the cast in September.

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