THEATRE REVIEW: The Importance Of Being Earnest starring Gurjeet Singh, Mina Anwar & Divina de Campo

WORTH A LOOK?: ****1/2

WHERE?: Online and available from 19 April to 4 May 2021

WHEN?: 24 April 2021

HOW?: Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield and Dukes Theatre, Lancaster production

RUNTIME: 73 minutes

Gurjeet Singh (pictured above) may be familiar from Channel 4’s school drama Ackley Bridge and here he plays struggling actor and vlogger Ernest/Jamil who is desperate to break into the world of acting success.

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9 reasons why we can’t wait for April 2021 starring the return of the Blow Monkeys

  1. Blow Monkeys release More Than A Miracle

It’s not easy being a band with a 40-year history that wants to write new material when the fans are familiar with hits as glorious as Digging Your Scene, It Doesn’t Have To Be This Way and Wait. The trick is to write material as memorable as the songs that broke you and the Blow Monkeys played a blinder with Time Storm, a song of the week for us last year. The follow-up More Than A Miracle out 16/4/21 is in a similar vein, doesn’t disappoint and sits well with the best of the band’s back catalogue. Album Journey To You follows in September. Tickets are on sale for UK dates in October including a London gig at 229. Read our interview with Dr Robert on this site in April.

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THEATRE REVIEW: Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

WORTH A LOOK?: *****

WHEN: 15/2 (matinee), runs to 25/2

WHERE: Sheffield Crucible Theatre

UPDATE 21/6: JAMIE TRANSFERS TO THE APOLLO IN LONDON’S WEST END IN NOVEMBER: Tickets

We’re big fans of band The Feeling and frontman Dan Gillespie Sells has written the score for this new pop musical which we predict will transfer easily into London’s competitive West End.

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