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THERE'S charm, humour, emotion and a real brass band in Brassed Off.
The stage version of the movie hit about a colliery band brought low by mine closures launches the new season at the Criterion Theatre The Criterion Theatre is a West End theatre situated on Piccadilly Circus in the City of Westminster, and is a Grade II* listed building. It has a current official capacity of 588. in Birmingham tomorrow.
Keith Railton directs the 10-strong cast and the production promises music and Yorkshire accents. Brassed Off runs until September 23. Box office 024 7667 5175.
HEAVY metal hellraiser Lemmy (right) provides the music for Dirty Sanchez: The Movie and also stars as the devil.
The Devil has heard about the reputation of the Dirty Sanchez boys and has rounded them up to set them the ultimate challenge - to embark on a world tour and commit one of the seven deadly sins in each location. Success will bring immortality and global domination and failure will send them back to the gutter.
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COVENTRY writer and film director Debbie Isitt comes up with a comedy winner with Confetti.
Martin Freeman, Alison Steadman, Jimmy Carr and Coventry's Ron Cook are among the cast and the film's dialogue is entirely improvised. The DVD, which is released next week, follows the fortunes of couples competing to win a luxury home in a competition run by a bridal magazine, but pre-marital jitters and family tensions become intensified by competitive pressures.
SIX of the most talented West End musical performers will be showcasing songs from Beauty and the Beast Beauty and the Beast is a traditional fairy tale (type 425C -- search for a lost husband -- in the Aarne-Thompson classification). The first published version of the fairy tale was a meandering rendition by Madame Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve, published in , Les Miserables, Miss Saigon, Aspects of Love, Oliver! and many more in WestEnders tonight.
Between them they have appeared in more than 20 of the most popular West End shows of the last decade and will be singing all the hits at the De Montfort Hall De Montfort Hall is a music and performance venue in Leicester, England. It is situated near Victoria Park and is named after Simon de Montfort, Earl of Leicester.
The Hall was built by the Corporation of Leicester in the early 20th century, and was finished in 1913. , Leicester.
Box office 0116 233 3111.
DEMAND to see Will Young in concert has been so great that he has had to schedule two dates at the NEC (NEC Corporation, Tokyo, www.nec.com, www.necus.com) An electronics conglomerate known in the U.S. for its monitors. In Japan, it had the lion's share of the PC market until the late 1990s (see PC 98).
NEC was founded in Tokyo in 1899 as Nippon Electric Company, Ltd. Arena.
He will be appearing tomorrow and on September 25 as well. The set list includes a whole host of tracks from his new album. Keep On including All Time Love, Switch It On and Who Am I plus hits from his quadruple-platinum selling album Friday's Child.
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THE boys from McFly will be belting out the hits at the NEC Arena on Tuesday and Wednesday. Danny, Tom, Dougie and Harry enjoyed sell-out shows at the arena last year and will be performing chart-topping songs such as Five Colours In Her Hair, Obviously, All About You, I'll Be OK, I Wanna Hold You and many more. Box office 0870 909 4133.