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Bat out of Hell returns to Manchester Opera House

Bat out of Hell returns to Manchester Opera House

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Three Way

Three Way

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Charlie and Stan

Charlie and Stan

Both players capture the gestures and mannerisms of their alter egos perfectly.

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Unbroken at The Lowry

Unbroken at The Lowry

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Everybody's talking about Jamie at The Lowry

Everybody's talking about Jamie at The Lowry

Colourful, loud, boisterous and tender. We didn’t want it to end. Go see it

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Rocky Horror Show 2021

Rocky Horror Show 2021

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Woman in Black

Woman in Black

There were times I was unsure whether to laugh or be expecting another jump scare.

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Rent at Hope Mill Theatre 2021

Rent at Hope Mill Theatre 2021

Highly recommend this production

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Anna X at The Lowry

Anna X at The Lowry

Emma Corrin stars in this addictive world of front-row fashion shows, private views, and endless parties

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Noir shown on stream

Noir shown on stream

An amazing and eminently watchable film

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High five for Hope Fest

High five for Hope Fest

Audiences are loving the variety of performances at the inaugural Hope Fest

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Bloody Elle a musical at Royal Exchange

Bloody Elle a musical at Royal Exchange

BLOODY ELLE IS A ROYAL EXCHANGE WORLD PREMIERE. THIS UPLIFTING, ONE-WOMAN-SHOW ABOUT FALLING IN LOVE FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME IS WRITTEN AND PERFORMED BY THE BRILLIANT LAURYN REDDING

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Jonathan Harvey's Hushabye Mountain live stream

Jonathan Harvey's Hushabye Mountain live stream

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Meet Me At Dawn at Hope Mill.

Meet Me At Dawn at Hope Mill.

The audience were rapt all the way through and the end scene was just perfect.

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The Madonna of Bolton by Matt Cain

The Madonna of Bolton by Matt Cain

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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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Back to the Future

Back to the Future

Destined for the West End, this is an exhilaratingly joyous joyride

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Nerina Pallot returns to Gorilla Manchester

Nerina Pallot returns to Gorilla Manchester

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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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