Beauty and the Beast review at Salisbury Playhouse – ‘handsome, female-led panto’

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Joseph Black and Liberty Buckland in Beauty and the Beast at Salisbury Playhouse.

Lesley Bates writes for The Stage: This year, Salisbury Playhouse’s version of Beauty and the Beast kicks out traditional male hero, sidekick and villain. The Beast of the title – the imposing but not too scary Joseph Black – barely gets a look-in despite his importance to the plot. Instead, the show is led by Liberty… Continue reading Beauty and the Beast review at Salisbury Playhouse – ‘handsome, female-led panto’