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A Spoonful of Sherman (Susan Elkin reviews)

A musical about musicals could very easily be self-conscious and awkward and it’s certainly a high risk idea. In the hands of the Sherman family, alive and sadly no longer with us, it works very well against all the odds, sitting somewhere between a revue and a jukebox musical.

Musician and song writer Al Sherman was the father of Richard M and Robert B Sherman, famously responsible for the Mary Poppins songs, several Jungle Booknumbers, Winnie the Pooh and many more …

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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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