Vicky Edwards

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Name: Vicky Edwards
Date registered: February 18, 2015

Latest posts

  1. Review: Fabulous Fiddler — July 21, 2017
  2. Review: Sweet Bird of Youth, Chichester Festival Theatre — June 12, 2017
  3. Review: Forty Years on at Chichester Festival Theatre — April 28, 2017
  4. Stepping Out: Review — November 9, 2016
  5. Chichester’s summer musical is a top dollar delight — July 28, 2016

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Jul 21

Review: Fabulous Fiddler

Review Fiddler on the Roof (until 2 September) Chichester Festival Theatre Box Office: 01243 781312 www.cft.org.uk Photo credit: Johan Persson Heart, humour and world-class performances are just some of the elements that make Daniel Evans’s big summer musical an absolute belter. Add to that terrific musicians, Alistair David’s thrilling choreography and Lez Brotherston’s cleverly conceived …

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Jun 12

Review: Sweet Bird of Youth, Chichester Festival Theatre

Sweet Bird of Youth Chichester Festival Theatre Until 24 June Box Office: 01243 781312 www.cft.org.uk Photo credit: Johan Persson With the run-up to General Election a veritable carnival of hypocrisy, self-interest, arrogance and rampaging egos, the day after the event itself wasn’t the ideal time to digest more of the same. Alas, in Tennessee Williams’s …

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Apr 28

Review: Forty Years on at Chichester Festival Theatre

Taking up his post as Artistic Director new Head Boy Daniel Evans opens his first Chichester Season with Alan Bennett’s early play, which is set in 1968 at Albion House, a fading public school. Some fifty local schoolboys join the cast and are outstanding, opening the production with a roof-raising rendition of Praise My Soul …

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Nov 09

Stepping Out: Review

Stepping Out                   At Chichester Festival Theatre until 19 November (Booking: 01243 781312; www.cft.org.uk) At the Vaudeville Theatre, London, 1 March – 17 June 2017 (Booking: www.nimaxtheatres.com) Directed by Maria Friedman Cast: Amanda Holden, Angela Griffin, Tracy-Ann Oberman, Tamzin Outhwaite, Nicola Stephenson, Judith Barker, Rose Keegan, Sandra …

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Jul 28

Chichester’s summer musical is a top dollar delight

Half a Sixpence Chichester Festival Theatre Until 3 September. www.cft.org.uk 01243 781312 Photo credit: Manuel Harlan Taking David Heneker’s original musical and giving it an almighty kick up the behind, the result is a slick, stylish and fabulously feel-good show. Set in Edwardian England and based on a story by H.G. Wells, Arthur Kipps is …

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Jun 10

Review: Ross at Chichester Festival Theatre

Joseph Fiennes leads the cast in in Terence Rattigan’s bio-drama about TE Lawrence Photographs: Johan Persson When it comes to writing repressed and complex characters Rattigan is something of a dab hand. The life of TE Lawrence, therefore, gives him plenty to work with. The story is well known, not least thanks to David Lean’s …

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May 10

True: Lee’s scrumptious! Vicky Edwards talks to Lee Mead

Starring in one of the most famous musicals of all time, Lee Mead tells Vicky Edwards why he’s so happy to be in the driving seat… Pictures: Alastair Muir At the wheel of the most fantasmagorical car in history, Lee Mead freely admits that when the offer to play Caractacus Potts in the stage musical …

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Apr 29

Review: Travels With My Aunt – new musical opens Chichester’s 2016 season

Travels With My Aunt Minerva Theatre, Chichester Photo:Tristram Kenton When retired bank manager Henry Pulling attends his mother’s funeral the idea of globetrotting couldn’t be further from his mind. But finding himself embroiled with his extraordinary Aunt Augusta, of whom prior to his mother’s send-off he knew nothing, the squarest bear that ever there was …

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