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Judy! – Arts Theatre

Judy! continues at the Arts Theatre, London until 17 June. Star rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ✩ Last year, Southwark Playhouse played host to Through the Mill, a loving warts-and-all tribute to the life of Judy Garland told through re-creations of her life at three crucial points. There are few Fringe productions for […]

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Through the Mill – Southwark Playhouse

Through the Mill continues at the Southwark Playhouse, London until 30 July. Rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ It is 1963. Legendary performer Judy Garland has signed with TV station CBS to host a weekly variety series, a contract which will help pay off the debts she already faces, but which are growing […]

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Interview – meet the talented actor-musicians of Through the Mill at the Southwark Playhouse

Through the Mill, the backstage dreamscape featuring pivotal moments in the life of legendary actress and singer Judy Garland, transfers from London Theatre Workshop to the Southwark Playhouse this July. Transferring with the production are the actor-musicians who originated their roles in the acclaimed premiere production last December. Between them, they play more than 20 separate […]

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Through the Mill at Southwark Playhouse – full casting details

  The full cast has been announced for the Southwark Playhouse transfer of Through the Mill, Ray Rackham’s play about the tempestuous life of the legendary Judy Garland. The show, which was given its world premiere at the London Theatre Workshop in December last year, will play the Southwark Playhouse from 6 to 30 July. […]

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Through the Mill transfers to Southwark Playhouse

Through the Mill, Ray Rackham’s play about the tempestuous life of the legendary Judy Garland, is to transfer to the Southwark Playhouse this summer. The show, which was given its world premiere at the London Theatre Workshop in December last year, will play the Southwark Playhouse from 6 to 30 July. Written by Rackham, the […]

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London Fringe – new musicals which made their mark in 2015

Paul Vale believes the London Fringe’s commitment to new musical theatre has reaped dividends in 2015. As 2015 draws to a close, it’s worth contemplating some of the new musicals which have made their mark on the Fringe over the year. Truth be told it’s been a bumper year, with projects that have occasionally proved […]

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Through the Mill – London Theatre Workshop

Through the Mill continues at London Theatre Workshop, Fulham until 19 December. Star rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ✩ Three different actresses play showbiz legend Judy Garland at three stages of her turbulent, drink-and-drug-fuelled, suicide-inclined career in Ray Rackham’s new play which has its world premiere this month at the bijou pub theatre he […]

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Three Judy Garland roles cast in new play at the London Theatre Workshop

Helen Sheals, Belinda Wollaston and Lucy Penrose have been cast to play Judy Garland in three different stages of her life in Through the Mill, a new play featuring a hit list of Garland greatest standards, by Ray Rackham. Through the Mill will get its world premiere in a three-week season at London Theatre Workshop […]

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