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Pete ‘n Keely (Susan Elkin reviews)

This bland little show is very simple and in places good fun. Keely Stevens (Katie Kerr) and Pete Bartel (David Bardsley) were a fabulously successful married double act in the early 1960s – until they divorced and it all fell apart.

Now, reunited for one more big TV concert five years on, we see their relationship for what it really is; both through the songs – a mixture of contemporary and new – and through their increasingly embittered asides [book by James Hindman, original music by Patrick Brady, original lyrics by Mark Waldrop and Patrick S Brady] …

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Read the  rest of this review at http://musicaltheatrereview.com/pete-n-keely-tristan-bates-theatre/

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Susan Elkin Susan Elkin is an education journalist, author and former secondary teacher of English. She was Education and Training Editor at The Stage from 2005 - 2016
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