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The Beautiful Game – Union Theatre

The Beautiful Game continues at the Union Theatre, London until 3 May. On its original West End run in 2000, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Ben Elton’s musical The Beautiful Game attracted much scorn for attempting to address Northern Ireland’s Troubles of the late 1960s and early 1970s through the use of musical theatre. And while there is plenty to be […]

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Niamh Perry playing The Beautiful Game

It’s not every 23 year-old musical theatre actress who can plausibly first-name drop Lord Lloyd Webber. Niamh Perry is one. “It’s taken the best bits of both productions… it’s what it always should have been in Andrew’s eyes.” The musical in question is one of the Lord’s lesser known works, The Beautiful Game. The show, […]

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Lloyd Webber’s The Beautiful Game revived at the Union Theatre

Over 12 years after it was seen in the West End, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Ben Elton’s The Beautiful Game will receive its first London revival at the Union Theatre from 3 April (press night is 8 April) to 3 May 2014. John and Del are just two regular teenagers who dream of nothing more […]

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