Tag Archive for: The First Showman Philip Astley

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Season’s Greetings Review

An extended family combined with Christmas chaos, creates comedy gold in Season's Greetings at the New Vic theatre thanks to genius Alan Ayckbourn. As Christmas Eve gets underway finishing touches to the decorations at Neville (Matt Addis)…
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Best Selling Author Dedicates Latest Book to Circus Legend

A New York Times best selling author has dedicated his latest book to the Father of the Modern Day Circus - Philip Astley. Astley, who was born in Newcastle-under-Lyme in 1742, has been celebrated worldwide as well as in his birth town via…