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Damn Yankees – Landor Theatre

Damn Yankees continues at the Landor Theatre, London until 8 November. When Damn Yankees landed over here as a 1958 movie version of the award-winnning Broadway musical, they changed the title to ‘What Lola Wants’ to protect the sensibilities of well-bred matrons who might throw up their hands in horror at the sight of the word ‘Damn’ on advertising hoardings. […]

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Jonathan D Ellis cast in Damn Yankees at Landor Theatre

Jonathan D Ellis (Les Misérables, Blood Brothers) will star in the Landor Theatre’s revival of Adler and Ross’ Damn Yankees as the Mephistophelean Applegate, the role popularised by Jerry Lewis in the 1990s Broadway and West End productions. The production runs from 1 October to 8 November (press night is 7 October). He will be […]

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Damn Yankees – Brockley Jack Studio Theatre

Damn Yankees continues at the Brockley Jack Studio Theatre, London until 14 April. As 1950s musical comedies go, Damn Yankees has struggled in the UK – its West End revival in 1997 closing after just a couple of months. Maybe that’s down to British audiences’ unfamiliarity with baseball, the sporting subject at the musical’s heart. If so, that […]

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