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Review – End of the Rainbow, Trafalgar Studios

Thursday 25 November 2010

Phil couldn’t help but be reminded of an anecdote the late theatre critic Jack Tinker used to relate.

As American female impersonator Jim Bailey gave a scarily convincing performance as Judy Garland at the London Palladium a lone, plaintive voice from a gentleman of a certain age, clearly overcome with emotion, suddenly wailed from the back of the theatre, “Why Judy….WHY?”

If that chap is still around today he had better give a very wide berth to End of the Rainbow at the Trafalgar Studios where Tracie Bennett is now donating her Judy. It’s unlikely he could cope. But then again it might just answer his question. Read the rest of this entry »