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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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Little Wimmin HOME Mcr

Little Wimmin HOME Mcr

It's just very different and like a strong Margarita, not to everyone's taste.

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Street Scene at The Lowry

Street Scene at The Lowry

Long may this creativity, contrast and magic continue.

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Turn of the screw

Turn of the screw

Something of beauty and brings a level of tension, intimacy and uniqueness

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Marriage of Figaro

Marriage of Figaro

A suitably joyous production

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Absurd person singular

Absurd person singular

well acted with nicely sharp deliveries, and with a bit of 70’s nostalgia thrown in.

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The Last Temptation of Boris Johnson at The Lowry

The Last Temptation of Boris Johnson at The Lowry

It's a great night

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Insane Animals by Bourgeois & Maurice at Home Mcr

Insane Animals by Bourgeois & Maurice at Home Mcr

There are tons of surprises in this show and I would never spoil them so I will simply say that you need to experience this for yourself

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Review: HELP! I THINK I MIGHT BE FABULOUS

Review: HELP! I THINK I MIGHT BE FABULOUS

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Men chase Women at Hope Mill

Men chase Women at Hope Mill

we left with the desire to talk more about young women and how they navigate such a complex world

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Doctor Doolittle at The Lowry

Doctor Doolittle at The Lowry

A spectacular show to look at, but missing a much needed touch of Christmas magic.

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Benidorm on tour

Benidorm on tour

It’s all very silly and OTT, but what a great evening

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Thank you very much for MIF

Thank you very much for MIF

It’s a remarkable performance

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Wuthering Heights at Royal Exchange 2020

Wuthering Heights at Royal Exchange 2020

It’s productions like this that make me proud to live in Manchester

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Four Minutes Twelve Seconds

Four Minutes Twelve Seconds

Four Minutes Twelve Seconds continues at Oldham Coliseum until March 7th. Go.

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Cabaret 2020

Cabaret 2020

You will find it a very different experience – emotional, dark and erotic.

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A Monster calls

A Monster calls

A Monster Calls combines of excellent storytelling, raw emotion and a theatre environment

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Ghost Stories at The Lowry

Ghost Stories at The Lowry

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Tame Impala : The Slow Rush - Album review

Tame Impala : The Slow Rush - Album review

Throughout the album we are also given a slight glimpse into an Arcadian paradise island somewhere

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Born to Manifest

Born to Manifest

Borrows from hip hop, and draws on his personal experiences

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Green Door at Kings Arms

Green Door at Kings Arms

‘Green Door’ will be back before too long and even more strongly advise people to attend.

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First Time at New Adelphi Theatre

First Time at New Adelphi Theatre

"a serious and respectful investigation into the stigma around HIV, or just to sit in your seat and laugh until your sides burst, then this is the show for you".

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And did those feet, Bolton

And did those feet, Bolton

Fantastic true story about about a man who walked 212 miles from Bolton to Wembley in ribbons and clogs to see a game.

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Carly Rae Jepsen

Carly Rae Jepsen

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Trojan Horse at Oldham Coliseum

Trojan Horse at Oldham Coliseum

There is a further play waiting to be written here and these are the people to write it.

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Death of a Salesman

Death of a Salesman

Don Warrington excels in lead role

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An afternoon with Nigella at The lowry

An afternoon with Nigella at The lowry

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Blackpool - What a shit place to die

Blackpool - What a shit place to die

Phil Pearson's 60 minute gallop completely resonate's, from the minute the piece starts to the moving close.

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Kinky Boots at The Opera House

Kinky Boots at The Opera House

Kinky Boots is a story of family and heart; of laughter and hurt

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Sophie Hunger at Deaf Institute 2018

Sophie Hunger at Deaf Institute 2018

Sophie makes first appearance in Manchester

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