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Monthly Archives: January 2015

Spamalot

Review: Spamalot at Manchester Opera House

January 21, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Spamalot at Manchester Opera House

Who would have thought that dear old Patsy would have third billing in the musical version of Monty Python’s The Holy Grail?

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Russell T. Davies

Cucumbers and Canal Street: Russell T Davies talks to Northern Soul

January 20, 2015 2 Comments

There’s a real lump-in-the-throat moment part-way through the first episode of Russell T Davies’s new Channel 4 drama Cucumber.

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Manchester Town Hall

Review: Manchester by Phil Griffin and Jan Chlebik

January 19, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Manchester by Phil Griffin and Jan Chlebik

Phil Griffin was my favourite City Life writer – that Manchester magazine, when it was a magazine, was the first place I came across his elegant and highly personal architectural prose.

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Wild Garlic

Fleetneedles Forage: Diet & Detox

January 17, 2015 Comments Off on Fleetneedles Forage: Diet & Detox

Christmas is well and truly over and with January under way some of us are looking at the bathroom scales and wondering what on earth went wrong.

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Win tickets to see Julian Cope in Liverpool

January 17, 2015 Comments Off on Win tickets to see Julian Cope in Liverpool

WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO SEE JULIAN COPE LIVE AT LIVERPOOL’S EPSTEIN THEATRE

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Graeae Theatre Company: breaking down barriers

January 17, 2015 Comments Off on Graeae Theatre Company: breaking down barriers

Write to Play is a bold new writing initiative committed to developing the skills and experience of deaf and disabled writers. In the first of a new series, Graeae Theatre Company explains what it hopes to achieve in 2015.

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Liverpool: The Cathedral That Never Was

January 17, 2015 Comments Off on Liverpool: The Cathedral That Never Was

The thought of what might have been exerts a powerful hold on the imagination. To support our boundless appetite for the game of ‘what if’ we build elaborate castles in the air; castles erected purely on foundations of conjecture, and constructed from materials found in our minds.

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One Man, Two Guvnors

Review: One Man, Two Guvnors at The Lowry, Salford

January 16, 2015 Comments Off on Review: One Man, Two Guvnors at The Lowry, Salford

If you haven’t encountered it already, the key thing you need to know about One Man, Two Guvnors is that it is fun. Like, loads and loads of fun. An uproarious two-and-a-half hour barrage of fun.

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The Tapestry by Chris Payne

The Northern Soul Podcast: The Tapestry

January 15, 2015 Comments Off on The Northern Soul Podcast: The Tapestry

It’s a New Year and a new Northern Soul Podcast.

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Review: The Cellar Key, Chorlton, Manchester

January 12, 2015 Comments Off on Review: The Cellar Key, Chorlton, Manchester

Chorlton has more than its fair share of restaurants and bars to choose from but when someone opens a ‘wine-led restaurant/bar’ at the bottom of your road it would be rude not to investigate.

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