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Cilla at The Palace Theatre Manchester

Cilla at The Palace Theatre Manchester

A sure fire hit not to be missed, with an extended tour into 2018

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Bananarama

Bananarama

They stormed onto the stage at the Apollo last Friday to their massive hit, Nathan Jones

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Little Women at Hope Mill Theatre

Little Women at Hope Mill Theatre

This production is a warm-hearted musical, sprinkled with liberal doses of passion and the exuberance of youth

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Horse at Band on the Wall Nov 2017

Horse at Band on the Wall Nov 2017

Now developing into an annual November treat Horse McDonald was live and up close recently in Manchester

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Jubilee at Royal Exchange

Jubilee at Royal Exchange

Sure to appeal to young punks, old punks, and anyone whos ever wanted to set the world on fire...

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Will young stars in Cabaret at The Lowry

Will young stars in Cabaret at The Lowry

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The Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles

A journey from the streets of London to the Devonshire Moors

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Uncle Vanya

Uncle Vanya

Uncle Vanya at HOME, Manchester

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Los Campesinos at Manchester Academy, 29th October

Los Campesinos at Manchester Academy, 29th October

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The WiperTimes

The WiperTimes

The Wipers Times has some lovely moments and the premise is totally engaging

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Dodie at Manchester Academy

Dodie at Manchester Academy

You Tube star Dodie gigged in Manchester recently and here is what we thought

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Sunset Boulevard

Sunset Boulevard

Ria Jones filled the theatre with a rich, controlled sound

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Le Gateau Chocolat at Contact

Le Gateau Chocolat at Contact

The classic The Ugly Duckling is revived by Le Gateau Chocolat with Duckie his one man show

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Black Ice at Kings Arms

Black Ice at Kings Arms

I am not nervous - just poised for action.

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Banks at The Academy

Banks at The Academy

Solid all round performance, just a tad too quiet in places

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Parliament Square at Royal Exchange

Parliament Square at Royal Exchange

Bruntwood Prize winner for Playwriting in 2015 comes to the main stage at Royal Exchange

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Fantastic beasts and where to find them

Fantastic beasts and where to find them

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Andante at The Lowry

Andante at The Lowry

The perfumed smoke was an interesting idea, and not many people choked on it...

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Future at Manchester Academy

Future at Manchester Academy

The level of excitement was infectious at Futures first ever Manchester gig

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Annie Clark - aka St. Vincent

Annie Clark - aka St. Vincent

An outstanding but at times difficult show, which will no doubt give some performers a kick up the ass

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Beth Ditto live at Albert Halls

Beth Ditto live at Albert Halls

Former lead singer of Gossip, wows a packed Manchester crowd at the Albert Hall

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Pride and Prejudice at The Lowry

Pride and Prejudice at The Lowry

Lavish staging, complete with revolving elements and a magnitude of props which take us through the houses of the Bennetts

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Tango Moderno

Tango Moderno

A missing Vincent Simone prompts some great performances at Manchester Opera House

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Public Service Broadcasting

Public Service Broadcasting

It the tension, and clever blend of emotional music and historical footage that makes PSB so special

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Hocum Pokem at Contact theatre

Hocum Pokem at Contact theatre

90 minutes of pure, unadultered fun and my face was actually aching from smiling and laughing by the end

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Acosta Danza at The Lowry

Acosta Danza at The Lowry

The production captures love with ease and reminds you of the film Splash.

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Into the Woods at The Royal Exchange

Into the Woods at The Royal Exchange

How lucky we are to have such a wonderful company such as the Royal Exchange in Manchester.

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We Were Told There Was Dancing

We Were Told There Was Dancing

mark the 50th anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality - We Were Told There Was Dancing

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Sasha Ellen at The Kings Arms

Sasha Ellen at The Kings Arms

Mishaps, misunderstandings, and general screw-ups all are part of Sasha Allens life

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Heaven to Hell at Salford Arts

Heaven to Hell at Salford Arts

Their performance showed the very human side of a story often reduced to statistics and numbers

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Claire Martin live at Bridgewater Hall

Claire Martin live at Bridgewater Hall

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The Ladyboys in Manchester 2017

The Ladyboys in Manchester 2017

The Ladyboys arrived in Manchester last weekend with a brand new show and more fun than ever.

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La Cage Aux Folles at The Lowry

La Cage Aux Folles at The Lowry

The stunning long-legged ‘girls’ light up the stage at The Lowry, Salford.

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Mel C live at O2 Ritz Manchester

Mel C live at O2 Ritz Manchester

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Pam Ann

Pam Ann

The opera house filled up to the sounds of Pams fave tunes and a slide show of her catch phrases

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9 to 5 at Opera House

9 to 5 at Opera House

Nine to Five hits the mark again..

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Soul Train at The Met

Soul Train at The Met

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Let it be

Let it be

Let It Be launched at the Palace Theatre after a successful run in London’s West End.

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The Mouse Trap

The Mouse Trap

The Mouse Trap Celebrates 60 Years

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Annie get your Gun

Annie get your Gun

Classic musical returns to Manchester

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The Full Monty

The Full Monty

Catch our review of this latest tour

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Shrek opens in Manchester

Shrek opens in Manchester

Shrek triumphs at Mancs opening.

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Gabrielle at The Milton Club

Gabrielle at The Milton Club

The Milton Club hosted soul legend for an acoustic set last Fri night.

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Top Hat

Top Hat

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The Producers 2015 tour

The Producers 2015 tour

Spring time for Hilter hits Manchester. Max, Louie and Ulla are there to help out

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Hotel Gotham Manchester

Hotel Gotham Manchester

Canal St Online was invited to take a look at the brand new Hotel Gotham

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Cirque d' Burlesque

Cirque d' Burlesque

Brand new Burlesque venue provides a sylish,sexy experience

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Soft Lad

Soft Lad

Soap stars head the cast in this complicated menage

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Guys and Dolls at The Palace Theatre

Guys and Dolls at The Palace Theatre

This sizzling New York tale of gamblers, gangsters and nightclub singers has been a global success since 1950 and its arrived in Manchester

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Pam Ann at The Opera House

Pam Ann at The Opera House

The worlds favourite International Air Hostess, Pam Ann is back in the UK with a new show for 2015.

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Sister Act at the Palace Theatre

Sister Act at the Palace Theatre

Sister Act is a funny and heartfelt show with a great performance from a fully-fledged diva/musical star

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Streetcar Named Desire

Streetcar Named Desire

A very different version here, as Blanche is beguiling and lost but also ferociously funny

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946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips

946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips

946, The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips at HOME Manchester

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Little Shop of Horrors

Little Shop of Horrors

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Horse live at Band on the Wall 2016

Horse live at Band on the Wall 2016

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Ghosts

Ghosts

Written in 1881, early productions of Ibsen’s Ghosts scandalised audiences and reviled the press with its content of sexual indiscretion and venereal disease. In his new version, David Watson updates the setting into a modern home on the fjords.

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Tmesis at The Lowry

Tmesis at The Lowry

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Der Rosenkavlier - Opera North at The Lowry

Der Rosenkavlier - Opera North at The Lowry

Opera North did not disappoint with the latest residency at The Lowry Theatre

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Lip Service

Lip Service

The Laurel and Hardy of literary deconstruction kick off UK tour in Oldham

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Patricia Routledge at the RNCM

Patricia Routledge at the RNCM

Patricia Routledge in Conversation with Edward Seckerson

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Drag king champion plays Joan

Drag king champion plays Joan

Drag king champion Lucy Jane Parkinson, performs Joan

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LeAnn Rimes at Bridgewater Hall

LeAnn Rimes at Bridgewater Hall

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Hansel and Gretel at The Lowry

Hansel and Gretel at The Lowry

This is an opera not to miss, regardless of whether you have never experienced opera before

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Grease is the word

Grease is the word

If you are after an evening of sheer fun then this is the one that you want

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Evita returns to The Lowry

Evita returns to The Lowry

The cast do a credible job as an ensemble and some of choreographed numbers are breath-taking

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The Great American 80s Soap Opera at the King's Arms

The Great American 80s Soap Opera at the King's Arms

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Holy Trannity

Holy Trannity

Holy Trannity yet again host a wonderful evening of drag cabaret and raised major funds too.

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Shirley Valentine at The Lowry

Shirley Valentine at The Lowry

Do you remember Shirley Valentine the award-winning 1989 British romantic comedy-drama film directed by Lewis Gilbert?

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The Tragic Life and Triumphant Death of Julia Pastrana

The Tragic Life and Triumphant Death of Julia Pastrana

A terrible, tender play tells the true story of a 19th Century South American Indian, who was sold by her family to the owner of a travelling freak show

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S/he/it Happens

S/he/it Happens

Alarming audience participation and breast sizes all included here

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Miss Julie

Miss Julie

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Not the only Gays

Not the only Gays

The 5th year of 'Not the only gays in the village' at Bury Met

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Darren Hayes

Darren Hayes

The tour promised us a heady showcase of songs from Darren's entire career

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MKS at The Ritz

MKS at The Ritz

MKS the original Sugababes lineup triumph at Manchesters Ritz

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Los Microphonos at Flare Festival

Los Microphonos at Flare Festival

Tears of laughter for this hard to describe performance

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Barry Manilow

Barry Manilow

We have rarely seen a fuller Manchester Arena than last Saturday night.

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Dandy Dick

Dandy Dick

A classic Victorian farce.

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Maaike Breijman is Kate Bush

Maaike Breijman is Kate Bush

An evening with Maaike Breijman is a hugely enjoyable experience.

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All the Bens

All the Bens

All the Bens now showing at The Lowry

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Nerina Pallot

Nerina Pallot

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Olivia Newton John

Olivia Newton John

After 35 years Olivia still knows how to wow an audience

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Thriller

Thriller

Direct from Londons West End, where its in its record breaking 5th year, Thriller Live is a spectacular concert

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Priscilla returns

Priscilla returns

Priscilla returns to Manchester starring Jason Donovan

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Tove Lo at the Deaf Institute

Tove Lo at the Deaf Institute

Swedish songstress Tove Lo at The Deaf Institute

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Belinda Carlisle

Belinda Carlisle

The enduring Belinda Carlisle at Manchester Catherdral

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The Ladyboys of Bangkok

The Ladyboys of Bangkok

The Ladyboys of Bangkok return to Manchester for a series of live performances

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Elaine Paige 2014

Elaine Paige 2014

The first lady of musical theatre celebrates 50 years

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Manchester's Palace Theatre was in dazzling Technicolor

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Matthew Bourne's Carman at The Lowry

Matthew Bourne's Carman at The Lowry

This ground breaking piece returns for the first time in 8 years

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Dreamers

Dreamers

Brand new all-female musical brings back 90s classics to Oldham Coliseum

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The Ladyboys in Manchester

The Ladyboys in Manchester

The Ladyboys of Bangkok return in triumph to a new location for 2015

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The Divine Miss M

The Divine Miss M

A star for 40 years Bette Midler performed at Manchester Arena

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Gazelle at MANIFF

Gazelle at MANIFF

Gazelle rebuilds his life following the death of his partner whilst fighting his own fight with HIV

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Priscilla - Queen of the Desert

Priscilla - Queen of the Desert

The stage show 'Priscilla' returns to Manchester's Opera House

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Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other Love Songs) at Home

Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other Love Songs) at Home

With a truly explosive finale, the performance whips the audience into an immediate standing ovation

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Annie at The Opera House Manchester

Annie at The Opera House Manchester

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Belinda Carlisle at The Albert Hall Manchester

Belinda Carlisle at The Albert Hall Manchester

Belinda Carlisle gained worldwide fame as the lead vocalist of the Go-Go's and performed live in Manchester recently

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Conceal by Russell Maliphant

Conceal by Russell Maliphant

For this special occasion, Russell Maliphant Company presented both new and classic work

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Patti Labelle and friends

Patti Labelle and friends

Melissa Morgan and The Whispers join superstar Patti Labelle at O2 Apollo

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The Bodyguard

The Bodyguard

Alexandra Burke heads a strong cast for this touring production

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Thriller live at The Opera House Manchester

Thriller live at The Opera House Manchester

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Mary Poppins lands in town

Mary Poppins lands in town

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Goodnight Mister Tom

Goodnight Mister Tom

Olivier award winning Chichester Festival Theatre production of Goodnight Mister Tom returns to Manchester

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Sunny Afternoon - Tour 2016

Sunny Afternoon - Tour 2016

Sunny Afternoon at the Opera House, Manchester

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The Undertones

The Undertones

It was a DIY rebellion sweeping away the paste

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Breaking the code at Royal Exchange

Breaking the code at Royal Exchange

In the aftermath of victory, Turing arrived in Manchester with an even bigger task in mind – the development of the modern computer

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Brinsley Forde at The Live Room

Brinsley Forde at The Live Room

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Eurovision Celebration at Stockport Plaza

Eurovision Celebration at Stockport Plaza

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Declan McKenna at Albert Hall

Declan McKenna at Albert Hall

English emerging talent live in Manchester at Albert Hall

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time returns to The Lowry

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Bry at Manchester Academy

Bry at Manchester Academy

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Lany at Gorilla

Lany at Gorilla

We caught up with the boys ahead of their Manchester gig.Read what they had to say here

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Dancing at 3MT

Dancing at 3MT

A brand new play by writer David Thame premiere at 3MT in Afflecks

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The Commitments at Palace Theatre

The Commitments at Palace Theatre

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Casanova  at The Lowry

Casanova at The Lowry

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Trixie Mattel live at Frog and Bucket

Trixie Mattel live at Frog and Bucket

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Thoroughly Modern Millie at The Palace Theatre

Thoroughly Modern Millie at The Palace Theatre

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Narcissist In The Mirror

Narcissist In The Mirror

This one woman show is written and performed by Rosie Fleeshman

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Loving Her, Loving Him at Kings Arms

Loving Her, Loving Him at Kings Arms

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Our town at Royal Exchange

Our town at Royal Exchange

A bold but challenging start to the new season.

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Son of a Preacher Man

Son of a Preacher Man

Diana Vickers is way too good for this, whenever she sings, there is a vulnerability that comes across which is not on the page

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Heather Peace

Heather Peace

Heather Peace The Fairytales Tour

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Margarita Pracatan

Margarita Pracatan

Discovered by TVs Clive James,MS Pracatan wowed a Manchester audience last night at The Radisson

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Plan B

Plan B

Plan B set the Manchester Arena alight on Saturday evening, with a performance full of enthusiasm, energy and purpose.

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Joan Collins

Joan Collins

Star of stage and screen, Joan Collins gave us a rare glimpse of her exceptional life.

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Wicked

Wicked

Global senasation Wicked opened last evening in Manchester.

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Singin In The Rain

Singin In The Rain

Direct from the West End this production wows the house again

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Last night at Steps

Last night at Steps

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Mack and Mabel at Opera House Manchester

Mack and Mabel at Opera House Manchester

Based on the real-life romance between Hollywood legends Mack Sennett and Mabel Normand.

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Spamalot

Spamalot

And now for something completely different !...Spamelot !

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Dolly Partons 9 to 5

Dolly Partons 9 to 5

The show started off with the familiar sound of the classic 9 to 5 and included a personalised welcome from Dolly herself projected from a big clock hanging over the stage.

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Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre

Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre

Sock's at the Lassie O'Gowrie with Boo Lingerie

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Don Giovanni

Don Giovanni

Opera Norths first Don Giovanni for seven years sees the return of critically acclaimed director Alessandro Talevi.

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Lionel Richie

Lionel Richie

The roar of expectancy was truly deafening and we all knew it was going to be a special night and special it was.

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Lisa Stansfield at The Lowry

Lisa Stansfield at The Lowry

Lisa Stansfield showed a real return to form at The Lowry last Sat night.

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Girls Aloud

Girls Aloud

Girls Aloud return to Manchester on their 10th anniversary tour.

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Jessie Ware

Jessie Ware

Jessie Ware at The Ritz, Thurs 7th March

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Evita

Evita

Evita triumphantly returns to The Palace Manchester

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Rock of Ages

Rock of Ages

A fun audience participation rock opera using 80’s AOR rock classics

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Hall and Oates - O2 Apollo Manchester

Hall and Oates - O2 Apollo Manchester

The American hit duo Hall and Oates return on tour to Manchester

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Lisa Stansfield 2014 tour

Lisa Stansfield 2014 tour

Lisa returned to the wonderful Bridgewater Hall in Manchester last Sunday night.

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Remastered Wizard of Oz

Remastered Wizard of Oz

Ding Dong The Witch is Dead' to 'Somewhere Over The Rainbow

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Jeeves and Wooster at the Lowry

Jeeves and Wooster at the Lowry

PG Wodehouses creations are on tour across the UK with Perfect Nonsense

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Lulu at The Lowry

Lulu at The Lowry

Lulu celebrated her 50th year as a singer at The Lowry.

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Roisin Murphy at Gorilla

Roisin Murphy at Gorilla

Roisin Murphy triumphs at Manchesters Gorilla

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Alabama Shakes at O2 Apollo

Alabama Shakes at O2 Apollo

Alabama Shakes shakes the Apollo O2 theatre on a Saturday night

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Thea Gilmore

Thea Gilmore

RNCM was the venue for Thea Gilmore recent gig in the region.Read our review here

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Caron Wheeler at The Milton Club

Caron Wheeler at The Milton Club

Reportedly working on a new solo album Caron Wheeler played The Milton Club

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Pride 2015 - Friday Night Main Stage

Pride 2015 - Friday Night Main Stage

Manchester Pride 2015 - Texas Headline with La Voix and Bipolar Sunshine

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An absolute trooper of the old school variety

An absolute trooper of the old school variety

Ms Routledge never lets a cough stop a tale or a sniffle interrupt a laugh

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An evening with MLGC

An evening with MLGC

Kate O Donnell is joined by MLGC with special guests The Brighton Gay Mens Chorus.

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El Gateau Chocolat at The Contact

El Gateau Chocolat at The Contact

I love Chocolat a glittery masterpiece from festival darling Le Gateau Chocolat

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The Last Tango at the Manchester Opera House

The Last Tango at the Manchester Opera House

This is a sweet and easy going production

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Cinderella at The Opera House Manchester

Cinderella at The Opera House Manchester

Everyone loves a panto don’t they? Oh yes they do. Manchester certainly does and was in fine voice for Cinderella at the Opera House

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Caro Emerald at The Bridgewater Hall

Caro Emerald at The Bridgewater Hall

Dutch super songstress Caro Emerald triumphantly returns to Manchester

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Comedy Playground for Queer Contact

Comedy Playground for Queer Contact

Marigold gloves will never be quite the same again and more

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Howard Jones at The RNCM

Howard Jones at The RNCM

Big hair, bright colours and bold personalities ruled the Eighties.Were you there?

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The Lionheart Phantom

The Lionheart Phantom

Wendys gay bar The Lionheart is on its last legs and they are empty on Pride night

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Joan Collins on Tour at The Lowry

Joan Collins on Tour at The Lowry

Stage, Big Screen and Small Screen star Joan Collins on tour

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Jodie Abacus at The Deaf Instititute

Jodie Abacus at The Deaf Instititute

With fans like Elton John our expectation was high

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Mind’s a Labyrinth

Mind’s a Labyrinth

This dark and distrubion drama explores the diffciult live of Rachel who also happens to have a goldfish called Bertie...

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French without tears

French without tears

Polish up your french at this Rattigan classic now at Oldham Coliseum

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Billy Elliot at the Palace Theatre

Billy Elliot at the Palace Theatre

Beneath the politics lies a heart-warming story which breaks you every five minutes

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Dr John Cooper Clarke and Hugh Cornwell

Dr John Cooper Clarke and Hugh Cornwell

Clarke and Cornwall didn't really come into their own until the encore with the songs I Wanna be Yours and No More Heroes.

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Sweet Charity at Royal Exchange

Sweet Charity at Royal Exchange

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at The Lowry

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at The Lowry

They have got cute children, a loveable lead; and an evil baddie

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David Hoyle at Queer Contact

David Hoyle at Queer Contact

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Lucy Spraggan live at O2 Ritz

Lucy Spraggan live at O2 Ritz

It is a testament to Spraggans ability to resonate with her audience that is clearly core to her success

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Nell Gwynn

Nell Gwynn

Nell Gwynn at the Lowry

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Sinitta at Tribeca

Sinitta at Tribeca

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Wonderland

Wonderland

Wonderland explodes onto the stage of Manchesters Palace Theatre with a feast of colour, a kaleidoscopic set and Frank Wildhorns gigantic score.

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The Wedding Singer

The Wedding Singer

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Absolute Certainty  at Tribeca

Absolute Certainty at Tribeca

Authenticity. This play rings so true, it feels to some extent autobiographical. And if not, we have an author to watch

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Lovehard at Kings Arms

Lovehard at Kings Arms

Murdered by Murder -Lovehard, Kings Arms, Sat 29th July 2017

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Trainspotting at The Lowry

Trainspotting at The Lowry

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Pete Lee at Manchester Jazz Festival

Pete Lee at Manchester Jazz Festival

Manchester Jazz Festival 2017 - Pete Lee

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Bleach

Bleach

Bleach is a one man show; visceral, dynamic, and exciting

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Pippin at Hope Mill

Pippin at Hope Mill

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Alanis Morissette

Alanis Morissette

There is no denying the talent as a singer songwriter that is Alanis Morrisette

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Evita at The Lowry

Evita at The Lowry

A brand new production of the legendary classic Evita is currently running at The Lowry

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LeAnn Rimes

LeAnn Rimes

US Country sensation Leann Rimes graced the Manchester stage last night

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Liza on an E

Liza on an E

Australian Trevor Ashley brings his global smash performance to Manchester

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Lisa at the Bridgewater

Lisa at the Bridgewater

Lisa Stansfield returns to Manchester,but this time at The Bridgewater Hall

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Last night at Phantom

Last night at Phantom

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Barnum at The Lowry

Barnum at The Lowry

America’s Greatest Showman arrives at The Lowry

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Avenue Q

Avenue Q

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The Cava Queen

The Cava Queen

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Arthur Bostrom

Arthur Bostrom

Arthur Bostrom is best known for his globally famous portrayal of Officer Crabtree in Allo Allo

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Mica Paris

Mica Paris

Band on the Wall delivered a Masterclass courtesy of the timeless and emphatic Mica Paris

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Blood Brothers

Blood Brothers

Be transported to the gritty reality of Liverpool in Willy Russell

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Ladyboys of Bangkok

Ladyboys of Bangkok

Nowadays, The Lady Boys of Bangkok have become a part of Manchester

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M reviewed

M reviewed

Our review of M which opened last night at 3 Min Theatre

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The Stranglers

The Stranglers

The Stranglers rock Liverpool

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Melba Moore at Band on the Wall

Melba Moore at Band on the Wall

Soul legend Melba Moore and friends at Band on the Wall

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Pirates of Penzance

Pirates of Penzance

At the Opera House, Manchester - Hugely Enjoyable

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Le Corsaire - Palace Theatre

Le Corsaire - Palace Theatre

Leaps and jump abound in this new production of Le Corsaire

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Lemar at The Milton Club

Lemar at The Milton Club

JSky said Lemar smashed it tonight at The Milton Club.So did we.

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Gabrielle at The Lowry

Gabrielle at The Lowry

Gabrielle returns to the region with her performance at The Lowry

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Hobsons Choice

Hobsons Choice

Hobson’s Choice by Harold Brighouse at The Oldham Coliseum

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An evening with Ruby Wax

An evening with Ruby Wax

Ruby brings her new show to The Quays Theatre at The Lowry

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Hamlet - The film

Hamlet - The film

We review Hamlet, with Maxine Peake taking the lead role

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Jesus Christ Superstar

Jesus Christ Superstar

Jesus Christ Superstar has arrived at the Palace Theatre in Manchester

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Marc Almond at The Bridgewater Hall

Marc Almond at The Bridgewater Hall

Marc wows his maturing audience at the Bridgewater Hall

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Lowry hosts award winning Constellations

Lowry hosts award winning Constellations

Following sold-out runs in the West End and on Broadway Constellations comes to The Lowry

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Pride 2015 - Sunday with Atomic Kitten and Dannii Minogue

Pride 2015 - Sunday with Atomic Kitten and Dannii Minogue

The weekend rolled on and for Sunday night, the Main Stage was the place to be with an impressive line up

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Another great hit for Holy Trannity

Another great hit for Holy Trannity

Another big hit for the UK home of RuPaul's Drag Race, Holy Trannity.

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Gary Numan at Manchester Academy

Gary Numan at Manchester Academy

Gary Numan turns back the years to thrill audience at Manchester Academy

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Horse returns to Band on the Wall

Horse returns to Band on the Wall

Scottish chanteuse Horse, returned to Band on the Wall as part of her latest tour

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Alaska 5000 at Holy Trannity

Alaska 5000 at Holy Trannity

Alaska makes a great young mother at Halloween

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Another great line up for Holy Trannity

Another great line up for Holy Trannity

Another success from the UK home of the Rupauls Drag Race

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Madonna at the O2

Madonna at the O2

Chris Park wets your appetite for Madonna at Manchester Arena

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Cats at The Opera House Manchester

Cats at The Opera House Manchester

First performed in 1981, Cats returns to Manchester for this latest production.

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WIT at the Royal Exchange

WIT at the Royal Exchange

Julie Hesmondhalgh plays Vivian Bearing in this witty look at the end of life

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Die Diana - Greater Manchester Fringe

Die Diana - Greater Manchester Fringe

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Jumpers for Goalposts

Jumpers for Goalposts

Follow the story of Barely Athletic in an LGBT league in Hull

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ABC - The Lexicon of Love 2

ABC - The Lexicon of Love 2

The Bridgewater Hall is host the opeing night of this new ABC tour with the Southbank Sinfonia

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Rocky Horror at The Opera House

Rocky Horror at The Opera House

You can't help but think by the time the tour leaves, there will be a feather boa drought

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Boys in the Band at The Lowry

Boys in the Band at The Lowry

Mark Gatiss stars in the first major revival of this iconic play in almost 20 years. Razor sharp and packed with wit, The Boys in the Band is fresh, startling and brilliantly entertaining.

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Full Monty

Full Monty

The women around me were at fever pitch and I can only imagine how scary it is for our would be strippers

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Kate Tempest

Kate Tempest

Her narrative captures the desperation of youth in England

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Le Gateau Chocolat Queer Contact

Le Gateau Chocolat Queer Contact

Little Black dreams of becoming a prima synchronised swimmer and more

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Bianca Del Rio at O2 Apollo

Bianca Del Rio at O2 Apollo

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Comedy night and Smother at Queer Contact

Comedy night and Smother at Queer Contact

Queer Contact Queer Comedy Night

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Funny Girl

Funny Girl

You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll cry laughing

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Olly Murs at Manchester Arena

Olly Murs at Manchester Arena

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Pam Ann at The Lowry

Pam Ann at The Lowry

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Panti Bliss live at Home

Panti Bliss live at Home

Panti Bliss the 'unofficial' Queen of Ireland came to Home recently and our review is here

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Milonga tangos into The Lowry

Milonga tangos into The Lowry

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Waiting for God at The Lowry

Waiting for God at The Lowry

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Wood at Vimto Sculpture Park

Wood at Vimto Sculpture Park

Boxedin Theatre Companys performance of Wood for the Greater Manchester Fringe

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Salford Belles at Hope Mill

Salford Belles at Hope Mill

Bill Bombadil finds the early days of Salford Belles a little lacking

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Addams Family at The Lowry

Addams Family at The Lowry

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Things I Know To Be True at The Lowry

Things I Know To Be True at The Lowry

This drama although over done, packs a mighty punch.

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George Michael

George Michael

George, at almost 50 has still got and certainly knows how to use IT

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Joan Rivers

Joan Rivers

Joan Rivers long awaited return to Manchester took place at The Bridgwater last night

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Risa Hall at Bury Met

Risa Hall at Bury Met

Risa Hall finally headlined at Bury Met last weekend

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Pink in Manchester

Pink in Manchester

A visiting US Superstar entralled her audience last night at The Manchester Arena

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Jane Siberry at Bury Met

Jane Siberry at Bury Met

Internationally acclaimed singer songwriter graces the Bury Met stage

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Scott Capurro

Scott Capurro

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Adore Delano celebrates HolyTrannity Birthday

Adore Delano celebrates HolyTrannity Birthday

Adore Delano wows a packed Manchester audience at The Ritz and AXM

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Corrie Street of Dreams

Corrie Street of Dreams

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Birds of a Feather

Birds of a Feather

Birds Of A Feather... back together! Birds of Feather

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Dionne Warwick

Dionne Warwick

The term

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Kiki again in 2014

Kiki again in 2014

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Aiden Grimshaw

Aiden Grimshaw

Coming 9th on X Factor two years ago is nothing to write home about unfortunately, but it did Aiden Grimshaw no harm

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Scissor Sisters

Scissor Sisters

The audience, roared with anticipation as the Scissor Sisters took to the stage...Last night at the jam packed O2 Apollo Manchester,we witnessed yet another great combo,Jake Shears and Ana Matronic.

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The Trocs at Lowry

The Trocs at Lowry

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo returned triumphantly to The Lowry last evening

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Heather Peace at RNCM

Heather Peace at RNCM

Heather triumphs again at RNCM..

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The Pride

The Pride

We were there last night for the opening in Manchester, of this West End smash production

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Ms Susan Boyle

Ms Susan Boyle

Multi Million selling artist Susan Boyle wowed the faithful at The Bridgewater Hall

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Sophie Ellis Bextor

Sophie Ellis Bextor

Sophie has still got it at The Ritz

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Agatha Christie - Murder on Air

Agatha Christie - Murder on Air

Robert Powell and Liza Goddard in Agatha Christies Murder on Air

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Ramsbottom Festival

Ramsbottom Festival

Read about our recent coverage of this now established local festival

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Sam Smith

Sam Smith

Sam Smith wows the Albert Halls crowd

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Nerina Pallot 2014

Nerina Pallot 2014

Feisty and feminist, Nerina Pallot at Waterside Arts Centre

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Pride 2015 - Big Weekend Saturday

Pride 2015 - Big Weekend Saturday

Saturday, the Parade, Main stage, Sackville Gardens and Heather Peace

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The Christians at Waterside Arts

The Christians at Waterside Arts

The Christians enjoyed huge acclaim in the late 80's & early 90's

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Jimmy Somerville new album Homage

Jimmy Somerville new album Homage

Launches his new album after years in the pop wilderness

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Jane McDonald

Jane McDonald

Jane McDonald performs to a packed Manchester Opera House

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The Call of Nature

The Call of Nature

Religion,sex and hard drugs make for a heady,theatrical mix at The Kings Arms

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Bjork at Castlefield Arena

Bjork at Castlefield Arena

Bjork's first European gig, for sometime, and she takes us on her personal journey

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Katherine Williams celebrates Sylvia Path

Katherine Williams celebrates Sylvia Path

Kathryn Williams presents Hypoxia

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Hairspray 2015

Hairspray 2015

The Palace Theatre Manchester hosts this latest production of this multi award winning show.

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Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

The World famous Trocks inspire from a steel toe-cap to a silky pointe

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Saint Etienne at The Albert Hall

Saint Etienne at The Albert Hall

A trip back to the nineties with Saint Etienne

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The Girls at The Lowry

The Girls at The Lowry

A heart warming story of a group of friends who fought back against cancer

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Our Gracie at Oldham Coliseum

Our Gracie at Oldham Coliseum

Cannot find one single fault with Oldham Coliseums production of Our Gracie

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Stockport Plaza – Diana Doors Double Bill

Stockport Plaza – Diana Doors Double Bill

1930s Glamour and Luxury and the Stunning Diana Doors

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The Man Who Fell to Earth

The Man Who Fell to Earth

Loving the Alien - or not?

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Elaine Paige Stripped back

Elaine Paige Stripped back

Saturday night saw MS Elaine Paige at The Bridgewater Hall in Manchester

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All Saints at Manchester Academy

All Saints at Manchester Academy

Recently reformed All Saints appeared at Manchester Academy and we were there

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Matthew Bournes Red Shoes

Matthew Bournes Red Shoes

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Yule be Sorry with David Hoyle

Yule be Sorry with David Hoyle

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House of Bernarda Alba

House of Bernarda Alba

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St Paul and the Broken Bones

St Paul and the Broken Bones

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Naked Boys reading on tour

Naked Boys reading on tour

From Berlin, Argentina and now Todmorden, those Naked Boys stopped by The Golden Lion

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Pet Shop Boys at Manchester Arena

Pet Shop Boys at Manchester Arena

Synth-pop giants Pet Shop Boys returned to Manchester Arena for the first time in over four years

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The Suppliant Women

The Suppliant Women

Mimicking the oceans current, a 40-strong group of women ebb and flow onto the stage

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Persuasion

Persuasion

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Ghost, the Musical at the Lowry

Ghost, the Musical at the Lowry

6 years after the original production this latest production arrived last night at The Lowry

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The Crucible

The Crucible

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Janet Suzman in Rose

Janet Suzman in Rose

This is as good as it gets Glenn Meads tells us.Read why here.

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All I want is one night

All I want is one night

La Vie Parisienne comes to Manchester Hope Mill Theatre as part of this years GM Fringe Festival

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Jungle Book

Jungle Book

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The Band at Opera House Manchester

The Band at Opera House Manchester

The fandom behind it has been incredible, with fans making repeat visits, and the ‘band’

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The Kite Runner at The Lowry

The Kite Runner at The Lowry

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Wonderful Town - Lowry

Wonderful Town - Lowry

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Deacon Blue are back

Deacon Blue are back

Deacon Blue were back in town last night and the place was bouncing!!!

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Swing Commanders

Swing Commanders

Swing Commanders The Met Bury January 2013

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Jon Boden and the Remnant Kings

Jon Boden and the Remnant Kings

Due to his busy schedule Jon has said that this Remnant Kings tour will probably be the last until 2015

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Katherine Jenkins and Il Divo

Katherine Jenkins and Il Divo

The stunning Katherine Jenkins is joined by Il Divo

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Little Voice

Little Voice

Beverley Callard and cast enthrall with Little Voice at The Opera House

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Last night at The Ladyboys

Last night at The Ladyboys

The Ladyboys of Bangkok were in top form last night in Manchester.

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West Side Story

West Side Story

Ground breaking in every way,this classic continues to enthrall

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Fat Brenda

Fat Brenda

Thursday evening and your Canal Street Correspondent was whisked off to Weatherfield for an evening in the company of Fat Brenda

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Grease

Grease

Grease really was the word on Monday night with your Canal Street Correspondent transported back to 1950

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Moscow City Ballet

Moscow City Ballet

Last night the Opera House hosted the opening performance of one of Tchaikovsky's better known ballets

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Johnny Mathis The voice

Johnny Mathis The voice

Possibly the finest voice ever heard.

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Wicked lands at The Lowry

Wicked lands at The Lowry

Winner of 100 international awards, Wicked has been casting its magical spell over audiences across the world

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Beryl at The Lowry

Beryl at The Lowry

This is a woman who, in attempting to cycle the furthest distance in 12 hours, beat mens champion Mike McNamara

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Harry Stokes - The Man-Woman of Manchester

Harry Stokes - The Man-Woman of Manchester

So much depth and thought provoking stuff in this performance

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Porno Chic at Kings Arms

Porno Chic at Kings Arms

One of the award winning plays of the GTR Manchester Fringe Festival returns to the Kings Arms

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Dillie Keane live at The Lowry

Dillie Keane live at The Lowry

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Gorgeous Sundays  at Bandit Mugger and Thief

Gorgeous Sundays at Bandit Mugger and Thief

Brand new Sunday night series of live, Manchester drag queens

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Burnley Buggers Ball and Lesbian Liberator

Burnley Buggers Ball and Lesbian Liberator

The Burnley Buggers & Burnleys Lesbian Liberator

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Bat out of Hell the Musical

Bat out of Hell the Musical

It was clear from the onset that some major theatrical event was in prospect

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Cyrano de Bergerac at The Lowry

Cyrano de Bergerac at The Lowry

Northern Broadsides and New Vic Theatre to tour swashbuckling new adaptation of Cyrano

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MK Ultra at Home

MK Ultra at Home

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The Toad Knew at The Lowry

The Toad Knew at The Lowry

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Alyssa Edwards at Frog and Bucket

Alyssa Edwards at Frog and Bucket

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Ruby Slippers at Arts Theatre London

Ruby Slippers at Arts Theatre London

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Gladys Knight at 02 Apollo

Gladys Knight at 02 Apollo

Soul Empress Gladys Knight performed at the Manchester 02 Apollo and here is what we thought

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Watching Goldfish Suffocate

Watching Goldfish Suffocate

Nominated for 3 MTA Awards and receiving multiple 5 star reviews. Read ours here

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Valentina performs at Cruz for Holy Trannity

Valentina performs at Cruz for Holy Trannity

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How the Other Half Loves

How the Other Half Loves

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Kiki Dee and Carmelo Luggeri

Kiki Dee and Carmelo Luggeri

Kiki Dee and Carmelo Luggeri impress at Railway

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Tina C at Contact

Tina C at Contact

9-time Grammy Award winning Country Music Artiste, Global Icon for Peace, and Ind Presidential Candidate 2008

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Cabaret at The Lowry

Cabaret at The Lowry

Will Young was the runaway star of the show, playing the MC of the seedy Kit Kat Club

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Sleeping Beauty Matthew Bourne

Sleeping Beauty Matthew Bourne

Last night at The Lowry,this brand new version of Sleeping Beauty sees Bourne return to the music of Tchaikovsky

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Comedy Playground at Contact

Comedy Playground at Contact

A wonderfully entertaining evening with Queer Contact

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Queens of Pop

Queens of Pop

You Tube sensation appear at The Roadhouse Manchester

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Murder most horrid - But not for real

Murder most horrid - But not for real

70 year old zoo keeper was barbarically murdered.Here is what happened

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Aladdin at the Opera House

Aladdin at the Opera House

Loose Women and Benidorm favourite, and star of the all-new Are You Being Served?, Sherrie Hewson, appears as The Genie of the Ring

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Yank the Musical

Yank the Musical

Joseph and David Zellniks original piece focuses on the closeted and unsung heroes of war

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Kylie - The Anti Tour

Kylie - The Anti Tour

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The Birthday Party

The Birthday Party

This Marmite piece triumphs at The Royal Exchange

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Sister Act returns

Sister Act returns

Sister Act the stage musical is TOTES AMAZE!!!

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To Kill a Mocking Bird

To Kill a Mocking Bird

Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel set in 1930s Alabama

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William Shakespeare - Much Ado About Nothing

William Shakespeare - Much Ado About Nothing

Fun and engaging and No hey-noy-noy...

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Buzzcocks Tour 2016

Buzzcocks Tour 2016

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Chicago

Chicago

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Eve Selis at Bury Met

Eve Selis at Bury Met

Manchester played host again to yet another huge talent Eve Sellis

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Mika

Mika

Colourful and energetic, with an unnerving ability to hit those impossible high notes

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Kim Edgar at Bury Met

Kim Edgar at Bury Met

Kim also enjoys arranging strings, and playing piano for other artists

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TRWL Manchester

TRWL Manchester

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Katy B

Katy B

Following her performance on Later with Jools Holland,Katy B graces Manchester Academy

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Agathe Christie - Black Coffee

Agathe Christie - Black Coffee

Christie's classic Poirot play - Theft, Murder and Deceit abound

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Calendar Girls

Calendar Girls

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Kate Nash

Kate Nash

Kate Nash has never shied away from controversy and her 2012 tour hits Manchester

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Cats at The Opera House

Cats at The Opera House

The multi award winning Cats at Manchesters Opera House

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The Lion King

The Lion King

A star studded audience braved the miserable wet Manchester weather on to attend the opening night of The Lion King

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Fetish Knights

Fetish Knights

Fetish Knights continued its 'journey' from Fringe to main Theatre

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Marc Almond - The Velvet Trail

Marc Almond - The Velvet Trail

This album marks the end of Marc's touring career

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39 Steps at The Lowry

39 Steps at The Lowry

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Baglady

Baglady

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42nd Street

42nd Street

Your Canal Street Correspondent dusted of his tap shoes and perfected his shuffle-ball-change and time-step before skipping of to the musical 42nd Street at Manchester

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Petrification at the Lowry Studio

Petrification at the Lowry Studio

One of those plays you will be glad you caught, as it is truly unmissable

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Richard Uttley

Richard Uttley

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Alicia Keys plays one-off MTV concert

Alicia Keys plays one-off MTV concert

Alicia Keys to plays one-off MTV concert at Manchester Cathedral...

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An evening with Bernadette Peters

An evening with Bernadette Peters

Grammy and Emmy Award nominee performed timeless, signature songs from her multitude of iconic shows

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Nancy Griffith at the Lowry

Nancy Griffith at the Lowry

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Laila The Musical

Laila The Musical

British Asian theatre company Rifco present a Persian tale with a Bollywood kick

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Saturday Night, Sunday Morning

Saturday Night, Sunday Morning

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Legally Blonde returns

Legally Blonde returns

Pink Fluffy and Unbelievably Camp - Legally Blonde The Musical

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I Dreamed a Dream

I Dreamed a Dream

Many people know the Susan Boyle story and it was brought to life at The Palace Theatre

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Beverley Knight at Bridgewater Hall

Beverley Knight at Bridgewater Hall

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Ruby Turner

Ruby Turner

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Julian Clary live

Julian Clary live

A wonderful evening of classic Innuendo and a rare insight to the real Julian Clary

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Manchester Mid-day Concerts Society

Manchester Mid-day Concerts Society

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Vampirette

Vampirette

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National Treasures at The Palace Theatre

National Treasures at The Palace Theatre

Bianca Del Rio, Lady Bunny, Sherry Vine, and Jackie Beat wow a Palace Theatre audience

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Laura Mvula live

Laura Mvula live

Laura Mvula live in Manchester at Gorilla

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Save the last dance

Save the last dance

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Haphazard at Z-Arts

Haphazard at Z-Arts

We have got lots of artists of various disciplines all plying their trade for a family audience

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A story of Tom Jones

A story of Tom Jones

Glenn Meads reviews the story of Tom Jones rise to fame currently at The Lowry

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Chris Nash

Chris Nash

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King Charles 111

King Charles 111

Robert Powell triumphs as King Charles as writer Mike Bartlett imagines a Great Britain, which is not so great anymore

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Penny Arcade at The Contact

Penny Arcade at The Contact

New Yorks undisputed Queen of the underground, Penny Arcade gave us a rare live performance at The Contact Theatre

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The King and I

The King and I

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Glenn Meads reviews Endgame at Home

Glenn Meads reviews Endgame at Home

A story of languishing between life and death, with a chair-bound tyrant Hamm and his dutiful but resentful companion Clov

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The Night Watch

The Night Watch

A tale of infidelity, loss and forbidden love in 1940s London

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Oliver at The Palace Theatre

Oliver at The Palace Theatre

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Jackie the Musical

Jackie the Musical

The musical Jackie goes someway to fill in the gaps

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Valentines Day Holy Trannity present Trixie Mattel and Katya Zamolodchikova

Valentines Day Holy Trannity present Trixie Mattel and Katya Zamolodchikova

Trixie and Katya at AXM for Valentines

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All the Fun of the Fair

All the Fun of the Fair

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Lord of the flies at The Lowry

Lord of the flies at The Lowry

The Goldman classic roles into Salford this week

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Heather Peace live at Band on the Wall

Heather Peace live at Band on the Wall

Singer songwriter, Actress and LGBT favourite, Heather Peace was live in Manchester and we were there too.

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Halle - Russian Night

Halle - Russian Night

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Matthew Bournes Sleeping Beauty

Matthew Bournes Sleeping Beauty

Matthew Bournes haunting production has won the hearts of thousands and smashed box office records across the UK

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Parade

Parade

This latest revival is currently at Hope Mill Theatre and here is our review

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Sinderfella

Sinderfella

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Sam Baker at Bury Met

Sam Baker at Bury Met

Texan troubador Sam Baker appeared recently at Bury Met

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Mamma Mia at Palace Theatre

Mamma Mia at Palace Theatre

The global sensation Mamma Mia arrived in Manchester and here is what we thought

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Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing

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We want you to watch

We want you to watch

Not knowing what to look at or whether to look away all together

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Avenue Q at The Palace Theatre

Avenue Q at The Palace Theatre

Not for the faint hearted, Ave Q wows Manchester audiences on this latest return to the Palace.

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The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

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1984 at The Palace Theatre

1984 at The Palace Theatre

The live music works a treat and provides the dancers with a scintillating soundtrack

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End Of The Rainbow at Manchester Opera House

End Of The Rainbow at Manchester Opera House

Rewind to the late 1960s and Judy Garland is the star that she always was, in the eyes of many of her gay fans

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Beverley Knight

Beverley Knight

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Importance of being Earnest

Importance of being Earnest

Sian Phillips heads a stellar cast in this Wilde classic at The Lowry

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Tell me on a Sunday

Tell me on a Sunday

Jodie Prenger holds stage for an hour, playing Emma, the girl who may keep losing out on love

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Rat Pack

Rat Pack

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Gap Theatre

Gap Theatre

Writers, actors, directors and theatre makers of the North West bridge thE gap

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The James at The Lowry

The James at The Lowry

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Vagina Monologues

Vagina Monologues

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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

At Manchester Opera House until 30th May

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New Dawn Fades at The Dancehouse

New Dawn Fades at The Dancehouse

A packed opening night watched Brian Gorman’s play New Dawn Fades, about the band which would re-group following the dead of Ian Curtis

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Beautiful Thing

Beautiful Thing

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S Club 7 at the Manchester Arena

S Club 7 at the Manchester Arena

S Club 7 have reformed for a series of dates and we were there..

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Adam Lambert live at Manchester Academy

Adam Lambert live at Manchester Academy

Adam has been touring on and off with Queen, but appeared solo at Manchester Academy this week

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Oklahoma at The Lowry

Oklahoma at The Lowry

You're doin' fine, Oklahoma! and now at The Lowry

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Nerina Pallot at Gorilla

Nerina Pallot at Gorilla

Ivor Novello and Brit Award-nominated artist Nerina Pallot played live at Gorilla and we were there

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South Pacific at The Palace

South Pacific at The Palace

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Show Boat at the Lowry

Show Boat at the Lowry

Cape Town Opera's Show Boat Sails into Salford

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Breakfast at Tiffanys

Breakfast at Tiffanys

Pixie Lott heads the cast of this Truman Capote classic

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Avenue Q hugely funny

Avenue Q hugely funny

Avenue Q is the musical like no other

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Pasha live at Stockport Plaza

Pasha live at Stockport Plaza

Pasha new show 'Its all about you' landed at Stockport Plaza recently and we were there

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Legally Blonde

Legally Blonde

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Ballet Boyz

Ballet Boyz

A rare and wonderful treat of music and Dance at The Lowry

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American Idiot at the Palace Theatre

American Idiot at the Palace Theatre

Fan of Tommy,then American Idiot is The Who grand rock opera meets Trainspotting

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Strictly Gershwin

Strictly Gershwin

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Lulu at Manchester Academy

Lulu at Manchester Academy

Backed by a solid 5 piece band who also provided spot on vocal harmonies, Lulu practically pounced onto the stage

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Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Sensational brand new exciting production with colourful costumes, fabulous sets and special effects

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Josh Groban

Josh Groban

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Three generations of women at The Lowry

Three generations of women at The Lowry

Three Generations of Women is an original play inspired by real experiences shared by women around the UK.

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Sister Act

Sister Act

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Will Young in Cabaret

Will Young in Cabaret

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Hurts

Hurts

Manchester duo return to their city last night..

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Impossible at Palace Theatre Manchester

Impossible at Palace Theatre Manchester

Impossible is a great family nights entertainment full of tricks old and new

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The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music

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Rocky Horror Show

Rocky Horror Show

Don't forget Boys and Girls, to sharpen those stilettoes,for this 40 year old romp.

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Chicago at the Manchester Opera House

Chicago at the Manchester Opera House

The hits of Kander and Ebb and the marvellous movement of Bob Fosse give this show a timeless class

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The incomparable Miss Liza Minnelli

The incomparable Miss Liza Minnelli

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Priscilla

Priscilla

Priscilla Queen of the Desert

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Mariah Carey at Manchester Arena

Mariah Carey at Manchester Arena

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Dale Vicker Exclusive Interview

Dale Vicker Exclusive Interview

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English National Ballet

English National Ballet

Last nights opening performance of one of the World's favourite fairy stories, The Sleeping Beauty

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Andrea Chenier opera at The Lowry

Andrea Chenier opera at The Lowry

We review this love story based on conviction and sacrifice, set against the backdrop of the French Revolution

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Ballet Rambert

Ballet Rambert

WOW!! Raputrous applause and cries of more, more, more after each of the three acts

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Lamb live at the O2 Ritz

Lamb live at the O2 Ritz

The past two years Lou Rhodes and Andy Barlow have been touring with their critically acclaimed album Backspace Unwind

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Cosi Fan Tutti

Cosi Fan Tutti

It is difficult to think of an opera that contains more music of sheer beauty than Cosi fan tutte

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Cirque du Ciels Shanghai

Cirque du Ciels Shanghai

The strength and athleticism of the Olympics combined with the style of a west end production..

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Lady Windermere's Fan

Lady Windermere's Fan

Wilde's masterpiece at Manchester's Royal Exchange

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Footloose at The Palace Theatre

Footloose at The Palace Theatre

The piece feels a tad under-powered, but the talented cast give it all they have got

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Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys

Long running Jersey Boys triumphs at The Palace Theatre.

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Michael Kiwanuka

Michael Kiwanuka

When soulful singer Michael Kiwanuka took to the stage of the HMV Ritz few were prepared for the spellbinding performance to come.

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War Horse returns

War Horse returns

Nick Stafford's play adapted from Michael Morpurgo’s best-selling 1982 novelreturns to The Lowry

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Ute Lemper

Ute Lemper

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Nearly Dan - Band on the Wall

Nearly Dan - Band on the Wall

The Steely Dan tribute band plays Becker & Fagen’s music

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Sandi Toksvig Politically incorrect

Sandi Toksvig Politically incorrect

Sandi and friends lined up at The Lowry to talk comedy and politics

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Fly with Pam Ann

Fly with Pam Ann

Pam Ann returns to The Lowry with her triumphant new show

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Husbands and Sons at The Royal Exchange

Husbands and Sons at The Royal Exchange

Couple argue and fight and then he goes to work, leaving her to worry if he is going to come back..

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Smash hits from the 80s at Stockport Plaza

Smash hits from the 80s at Stockport Plaza

A host of stars line up for this trip back in time at Stockport Plaza

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Horse at Band on the wall

Horse at Band on the wall

Scottish Singer Songwriter Horse appeared at Manchesters Band on the Wall as part of her recent tour

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Blonde Bombshells of 1943

Blonde Bombshells of 1943

Inside every woman there's a blonde bombshell trying to get out

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A place like happiness by Debs Gatenby

A place like happiness by Debs Gatenby

Debs Gatenby, "A Place Called Happiness" - Wednesday 10th February 2016, Contact Theatre

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