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Bluff Musical – Online
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Bluff Musical – Online

Bluff is a new musical from Matthew Cavendish and Ed Zanders that is designed to be listened to.  Written especially for radio, the one act show is perfect to be enjoyed in the comfort of your own home.  Director Ellie Coote and sound designer Charlie Smith have evidently worked in tandem to create a piece that fizzes through your speakers - evoking elaborate dance routines, epic storms and more.  The plot, concerning perpetual underdog Alec Bonum and his nemesis Shirley Judge who – like many of the inhabitants of Paradise – has a flair for embellishment, becomes a tad repetitious and the central characters would benefit from a little development to allow them to elicit more empathy.  That said the music is richly orchestrated, with Smith and Zanders working magic t...
Jeeves And Wooster in Perfect Nonsense to Return to Mark 14Oth Anniversary of P.G. Wodehouse
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Jeeves And Wooster in Perfect Nonsense to Return to Mark 14Oth Anniversary of P.G. Wodehouse

The Barn Theatre in Cirencester and The Theatre Chipping Norton have announced that they will be remounting their 2020 production of the Goodale Brothers’ Olivier Award-winning comedy Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense to mark the 140th anniversary of o the author P.G. Wodehouse’s birth. In this joyous reimagining of the classic P.G. Wodehouse characters, three actors hurl themselves from role to role as they race to tell the story of Bertie’s own farcical adventures. Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense was created by the Goodale Brothers, adapted primarily from P.G. Wodehouse’s The Code of the Woosters. The show, which premiered at Richmond Theatre in 2013 with the lead roles being played by Stephen Mangan and Matthew Macfadyen, before transferring to the Duke of York’s Thea...