Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Lady Boys Who Reign Supreme

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Lady Boys Who Reign Supreme

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Entertainment Editor Gordon Barr has a ball watching The Lady Boys of Bangkok

Those Lady Boys of Bangkok certainly know how to party.

It's a full moon inside the Thai Pavilion in Newcastle Times Square and you have to expect the unexpected.

One thing is certain throughout, though ( a good time all-round is guaranteed from beginning to end.

This is the Lady Boys' second visit to Newcastle and anyone who caught the show last year will no doubt be traipsing off to see it again. How can you not enjoy it?

For those of you who have yet to witness it ( go on, give it a go. I defy you to leave without a smile on your face.

It's the same troupe that entertained us so well in 2005, and starting the show with Can't Take My Eyes Off You ( well, how true. Yes, this is ultimately cabaret, with those on stage simply miming to well-known songs, but the Lady Boys are simply stunning, and it's the disbelief that they are male that brings the people out in droves to see them. …

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