Frank and Judith work at the Daily Bugle in New York City, but Judith is sick of the bad news. She’s sent out by editor MacArthur on the crime beat, and soon loses her ability to see the good news, and toughens up. Sent to “swim with the fishes” by the gangsters, will Frank be able to save Judith in time? And will she be able to convince everyone that good news is better than bad?
Archive for March, 2011
It’s 1922. Jemima works on the London Underground tightening things, Millie is simply a flippant flapper. But a chance meeting between old Army colleagues Johnson, Carter and Corporal Cleverfield changes everything. Millie joins the Salvation Army, Jemima begins to wear make-up, but who will fall for who at the great tambourine giveaway?
Kate and Calica run O’Callaghan’s Bar in Taipei, but are tricked into a sumo fight with Jackie Chan in order to keep the bar. When Calica wins, it looks as if he has lost everything, but the realisation that no-one is actually Taiwanese forces a rematch of epic proportions and this time Jackie won’t throw the fight.
The Orpheum Theatre needs a hit, and farce “Jack In The Box” could be it – as long as Stanislavskian actor Piotr can feel the part, Edith can get off her trolley, and Mr Banbury can persuade writer Mathilda Brown that they’d do it better than the Royal would. All is lost, retirement in Brighton looks likely, but at the last minute can the cast pull together a show that would garner a 6 star review?
Wetherell’s Department Store, 1910, and the lingerie and toy departments share a floor. Peter really needs to grow up if he is to save his job and get his girl – but is cross-dressing really the way to go about it? Electro-shock therapy and gravity-defying brassieres might be enough to persuade Mr Arbuthnot and Mrs Fanshaw that, although Peter is ahead of his time, this needn’t be the store that time forgot.
At the Nebuchadnezer School For Magic, Gordon Levit is torn between his love for student Jennifer and respect and position. Demoted to janitor, he watches as the Levtiation Team takes to the skies. As Mimsy’s jealousy threatens to kill both her and Jennifer, Gordon remembers that loo cleaning chemicals can come in very handy; after all, alchemy always comes first.
Outside the village in the hollowed out tree, werewolves are readying for attack. Love between a human and a werwolf could bring two sides together, but who is a the werewolf and who is the human? While looking for reconciliation at the House on the Hill, secrets kept since 1837 come out, and Lycan’s heritage brings peace at last.
We’re delighted to confirm that owing to popular demand, our season at the Ambassadors Theatre in the West End has been extended with a ninth and final Tuesday night, on 5th April. Tickets are on sale – book now to get the best ones from the theatre’s site, where you can select your own seat.
Yoshi and Suzuki run the Tokyo National Zoo, looking after the mysterious Golden Peacock; but an offer from Hank and Freddie from the Delaware Zoo can’t be refused. Will they realise exactly what Freddie’s mother wants to do with the gin addicted panda in time? After all, birds of a feather flock together and love cannot be denied…
Tony Toadstool and Marcy Potter live in colourful Rainbowland, 1000 years old today, and must marry in order to keep colour and order. But Marcy’s father, the Lord Chief High Chaplain, doesn’t want to relinquish power. Who will win the Fosse fight, and will Sparky the dragon be needed to light candles of celebration?