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REVIEW: Escape Escapades

REVIEW: Escape Escapades

"Great all-round original fun and entertainment for all escapologists"

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The Secret Life of Albert Entwistle by Matt Cain

The Secret Life of Albert Entwistle by Matt Cain

A compelling tale of hope and discovery that many will identify with

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From me to us review.

From me to us review.

Momentous consequences that I wish I had known about sooner.

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Martyr

Martyr

A humbling reminder that tomorrow is never promised.

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The Blue Stones

The Blue Stones

It's hard not to be caught up in The Blue Stones' world, it makes me wish I had been sooner.

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Castle Crusaders

Castle Crusaders

Ease lockdown as escape rooms meet the crystal maze

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It's a Sin premier episode.

It's a Sin premier episode.

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'Are We Lost Forever' - New Release From Peccadillo Pictures

'Are We Lost Forever' - New Release From Peccadillo Pictures

Directed by David Fardmar in his feature debut, and starring Bjorn Elgerd and Jonathan Andersson

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Update from Oldham Coliseum

Update from Oldham Coliseum

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Rent at Hope Mill Theatre

Rent at Hope Mill Theatre

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The Prince

The Prince

The film’s strengths are undoubtedly in the performances and the production design

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Review: Cold Years

Review: Cold Years

A solid first outing for a skilled band

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Luke Spiby reviews the new Sea Girls album

Luke Spiby reviews the new Sea Girls album

Overall Open Up Your Head is an impressive first outing

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Tenet

Tenet

FYI, you might have to watch it a few times before it makes complete sense...

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Born to Manifest

Born to Manifest

Borrows from hip hop, and draws on his personal experiences

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Interview with Another Sky

Interview with Another Sky

Luke Spiby caught up with Catrin Vincent and guitarist Jack Gilbert

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Luke Spiby reviews

Luke Spiby reviews "Dots" by Nearly Skulls

An ethereal guitar riff that rings high over a simple rock accompaniment

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"Harpurhey Hostility"

This song fuels the fire within and makes you even more restless and ready to break out

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The Hired Man online

The Hired Man online

You can even download a programme

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Girls Like That

Girls Like That

Girls Like That is an engaging piece of theatre as well as a useful educational resource

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Going Viral

Going Viral

The relevance of this piece in the shadow of the current crisis makes it a must-watch

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The Unknown Island

The Unknown Island

The idiosyncrasies of this allegory were enough to keep me enthralled throughout

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Review: The Past Keeps on Coming

Review: The Past Keeps on Coming

This little gem could pass you by

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Review: Circus of Books

Review: Circus of Books

Quirky, funny and truly original

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The Tale of Little Bevan

The Tale of Little Bevan

The Tale of Little Bevan is a fully engaging and unpredictable story

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Top Story - An Apocalyptic Comedy.

Top Story - An Apocalyptic Comedy.

An apocalyptic comedy, written by Sebastian Michael

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Flowers For Mrs Harris

Flowers For Mrs Harris

Mrs Harris is a fun and heart-warming if rather convoluted piece of art

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What I Heard About The World

What I Heard About The World

I think What I Heard About The World is the perfect place to start; everyone can take something away from it.

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Here I Belong

Here I Belong

Elsie’s emotional journey is enough to keep you interested and engaged

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Crossings

Crossings

Overall this is a touching slow-burner about the personal side of war and injustice

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