R e v i e w s
'Andrew Soulsby deserves particular applause for his assured musical direction.'
'Andrew Soulsby’s orchestra, although quite small in number, made a big sound which enlivened the proceedings.'
I was blown away by the sheer beauty of the music, and the skill and sensitivity with which it was performed.
Vox Humana Concert
The Hexham Courante, 2008
'Andrew Soulsby’s orchestra also deserve a mention, never intrusive but always keeping the show moving along.'
'An impressive and entertaining production'
'Funny, beautifully timed, and perfectly sung!'
'Well performed, beautifully sung.'
'The musical numbers are beautifully performed, with musical direction from Andrew Soulsby.'
'If there's one show I urge you to see this week, even if it means walking 500 Miles to get there, it’s Sunshine on Leith at the Playhouse Whitley Bay.'
'Top marks to the WBOS band for an accomplished performance throughout.'
The Newcastle Chronicle, 2015
'For me, the show was a great success. The dancing is sharp and catchy, the music is brilliantly performed by a great band, and the set is really something which would match the West End.'
'I did not spot a weak link, and the show moved along briskly, under the baton of MD Andrew Soulsby, whose 12-piece orchestra supported the performers well throughout.'
News Guardian 2015