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Monthly Archives: February 2015

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Win free tickets to see Boeing Boeing at Oldham Coliseum

February 13, 2015 Comments Off on Win free tickets to see Boeing Boeing at Oldham Coliseum

WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO SEE BOEING BOEING AT OLDHAM COLISEUM

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Theatre review: Where Do Little Birds Go?

February 13, 2015 Comments Off on Theatre review: Where Do Little Birds Go?

In the 1960s, Lisa Prescott was kidnapped and held for more than four days in an East Ham flat by gangsters Ronnie and Reggie Kray. She was kept there as a sex slave for an escaped murderer, Frank ‘The Mad Axeman’ Mitchell.

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Review: Elbow at O2 Apollo, Manchester

February 12, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Elbow at O2 Apollo, Manchester

Elbow kicked off their modest number of February UK dates with a four-day residency at the O2 Apollo last week.

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Leanne Best and Con O'Neill in Educating Rita at Liverpool Playhouse

Review: Educating Rita, Liverpool Playhouse

February 12, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Educating Rita, Liverpool Playhouse

In Frank’s vast oval cave filled with books and booze, Scouse Rita lets the air in. But you know, something’s changed about our Rita, she knows what she wants more than before. She’s more in control.

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Review: Scuttlers at the Royal Exchange, Manchester

February 12, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Scuttlers at the Royal Exchange, Manchester

Rona Munro is a playwright of some note, having won a number of major accolades including a Writers’ Guild award for best play of 2014. So it is something of a coup that she has turned her attention to recreating a seldom explored part of Manchester’s history: the original youth cult and gang culture of the ‘scuttlers’.

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What’s On in February – Music

February 12, 2015 Comments Off on What’s On in February – Music

Ooh it’s been a bit chilly up in the North lately, so we’ve rounded up some musical treats to warm your cockles and cochleas.

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Leanne Best and Con O'Neill in Educating Rita at Liverpool Playhouse (c) Stephen Vaughan

What’s On in February – Theatre

February 12, 2015 Comments Off on What’s On in February – Theatre

There’s an embarrassment of theatre riches across the North of England this month.

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Griffin Dunne on making An American Werewolf in London

February 10, 2015 Comments Off on Griffin Dunne on making An American Werewolf in London

For better or worse, horror films are a staple diet for many kids. Whether you’ve been scarred for life by Jaws or so enamoured with The Exorcist that you’ve clamoured for more, they trigger a response in a viewer unlike any other genre.

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It’s a class thing: Los Angeles and Leeds by bus

February 9, 2015 Comments Off on It’s a class thing: Los Angeles and Leeds by bus

The suited man sitting opposite was embarrassed. Catching my eye, he announced, so others could hear, that his car was being repaired. It seemed beneath his dignity to be on the bus.

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Small Talk: North West Film Archive‏

February 9, 2015 Comments Off on Small Talk: North West Film Archive‏

Have you ever wondered how the town you live or work in has changed over the years?

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