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The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe

Review: The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

December 9, 2017 No Comments

“The world is a book, and those who don’t travel only read one page,” says Professor Kirke at the beginning of The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe.

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Review: Little Red and The Big Bad Wolf, Z-arts, Manchester

December 9, 2017 No Comments

I’ve just experienced a new kind of anxiety.

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RET & Talawa - Guys&Dolls - Centre Kurt Kansley (Harry The Horse) and Cast - Image Manuel Harlan

Review: Guys and Dolls, Royal Exchange, Manchester

December 8, 2017 No Comments

Widely regarded as one of the finest Broadway musicals of all time, this co-production between the Royal Exchange and Talawa Theatre Company of the great Guys and Dolls, first performed in 1950 and revived many times since, is notable for being the first in the UK to feature an all-black cast.

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Lucy Jo Hudson and Jack Rigby

Review: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, St Helens Theatre Royal

December 8, 2017 No Comments

It’s been a while since I’ve seen a panto. If they are all like this, then I won’t be leaving my next visit to one so long.

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Clara Darcy as the Cheshire Cat - credit Pamela Raith Photography

Review: Alice in Wonderland, Northern Stage, Newcastle

December 3, 2017 No Comments

While I’ve been to an Alice in Wonderland-themed tea party, I’ll admit I had no idea what this Lewis Carroll classic was all about.

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Review: Aladdin, The Dukes, Lancaster

December 3, 2017 No Comments

The Dukes’ annual festive performance has arrived, and this year it’s the magical tale of Aladdin.

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Review: Dog & Partridge, Didsbury, Manchester

November 30, 2017 No Comments

There’s finest Iberican ham on the menu at the Dog & Partridge in Didsbury where once there was none.

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La Vina

Review: La Viña, Deansgate, Manchester

November 30, 2017 No Comments

Firstly, full disclosure. I’m not one of life’s natural tapas fans.

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Slow Readers Club by Chris Payne

Review: The Slow Readers Club, Albert Hall, Manchester

November 30, 2017 No Comments

“Readers! Readers! Readers!” chanted a legion of rafter-shaking music fans at Manchester’s Albert Hall, a former Methodist hall and chapel just down the road from the city’s Central Library.

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Ashas restaurant Manchester

Review: Asha’s, Manchester

November 24, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Asha’s, Manchester

In India, Asha Bhosle, now 84, is much adored as a legendary playback singer – that is, a vocalist to whose performance a Bollywood actor mimes – in more than 1,000 Hindi films dating back to before the Second World War.

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