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The Eastern Eurovision Song Contest – 2007

Monday 14 May 2007

verkavideo.jpgOccasionally the Whingers’ minds wander a little off-topic.

Andrew’s mind tends to wander at the best of times, usually when he’s watching something by Andrew Lloyd Webber or planning an interval departure from The Royal Court Theatre.

But what could be more theatrical than the Eurovision Song Contest, this year from Finland’s glorious capital Helsinki? Glitter, cross-dressing, over-produced musical numbers, and politics. It could have been an amalgam of any number of productions in the west end. Or just one at the National Theatre. Read the rest of this entry »