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Lucy Galloway

Three Weeks

With enchanting songs that are worthy of a Disney movie, super-hero story 'Gold Woman' sets the high standard from the first scene. Aware that it is at its best when set to music, this show launches into song at any given opportunity, whilst it also uses the lyrics to skilfully thread together separate sub-plots, allowing harmonies between different characters to take place. The narrative is consistently quirky and original, with the four-armed pantomime baddie being particularly noteworthy. Although it lurches into an unexpectedly dark moment towards the end that is rather incongruous, this is nevertheless a compelling performance. Secreted away somewhere around the Canongate, this is no fool's gold, it's a hidden gem.

Venue 13, 3 - 11 Aug, 4:00pm (5:10pm), prices vary, fpp162.

tw rating: 4/5 = 4/5 : A very good example of this show's genre

Edfringe.com reviewers Edfringe.com reviewers gave the show 4½ stars
Musical Theatre Matters website Musical Theatre Matters website said "It was very obvious the cast enjoyed performing the show and well done to them all."

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Kelly Littlechild, who played Mild Mannered Moore, wasn't able to perform in Cardiff, so her part was played there by Lorun Roberts instead.
 
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About the show  
Dates 3 - 11 August 2007, 4.00pm - 5.10pm
Venue Venue 13, Lochend Close, Edinburgh
Director Vic Atkins
Choreographer Vic Atkins
Musical director Ben Davies
Producer Jane Donoghue
Special facts

The show went to Edinburgh as part of the Welsh College of Music & Drama's organised venue. As such we were able to have a trial performance before leaving Cardiff, held at the Welsh College itself. The students had rigged up in the Bute Theatre, an exact replica of the venue in Edinburgh, so that everyone could be aware - in advance - of space limitations etc.

It was a great opportunity for parents and friends who weren't going to Edinburgh, to see the show.

 

 

 

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cast singing in the Royal Mile in EdinburghClick on the photo to go direct to the photogallery. Or you can click here if you prefer. shortly.

 

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