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posted on
April 1st, 2011
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West End Whingers
based in
London

Wizardry of Oz

One much favoured Whingers’ pastime is spotting trends (well we could hardly set them could we?). Could this be the latest?

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posted on
March 29th, 2011
from
West End Whingers
based in
London

Review – Rocket to the Moon, National Theatre

It’s astonishing what you can pick up at the theatre. For instance: Phil, who sleeps on his face (insert your own gag here), had no idea it was bad for him.

Along with sucking pacifier ...

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posted on
March 28th, 2011
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West End Whingers
based in
London

Review – Cause Célèbre, Old Vic

Tuesday 22nd March 2011: Stephen Sondheim’s 81st birthday (and by an ironic coincidence also Andrew Lloyd Webber’s 63rd).

What a relief. We can relax again knowing we no longer ...

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posted on
March 23rd, 2011
from
West End Whingers
based in
London

Review – Flare Path, Theatre Royal Haymarket

It’s an perfectly understandable but misheld conception that the Whingers are difficult to please. Actually it’s deceptively untroublesome.

It’s the little things really: a ...

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posted on
March 17th, 2011
from
West End Whingers
based in
London

Review – Sign of the Times, Duchess Theatre

Two peculiar, ill-matched fellows. One old and past it with delusions of being a writer. One younger, seemingly in a world of his own with artistic aspirations. Both creatively frustrated and argua ...

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