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Monthly Archives: October 2015

Julie Hesmondhalgh in Black Roses

Black Roses: Julie Hesmondhalgh talks to Northern Soul

October 4, 2015 Comments Off on Black Roses: Julie Hesmondhalgh talks to Northern Soul

On August 11, 2007, Sophie Lancaster was beaten unconscious in Stubbylee Park, Bacup, and later died from her injuries in hospital.

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The Odyssey at Liverpool Everyman theatre.

Review: The Odyssey, Liverpool Everyman

October 4, 2015 Comments Off on Review: The Odyssey, Liverpool Everyman

We all became so blasé about the concept of a ‘journey’ didn’t we? Sit down, lift off, couple of gins, a nice snooze and then whooosh, applaud the pilot and back on the ground.

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Review: The Winter’s Tale, Oldham Coliseum

October 4, 2015 Comments Off on Review: The Winter’s Tale, Oldham Coliseum

In the programme notes to The Winter’s Tale, director Conrad Nelson has a gentle dig at the marketing of theatre performances.

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Review: La Mélancolie Des Dragons, HOME, Manchester

October 2, 2015 Comments Off on Review: La Mélancolie Des Dragons, HOME, Manchester

There’s absolutely no doubt in my mind that HOME is an enormously valuable contribution to the cultural life of Manchester and beyond.

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Bridging the Gap

Bridging the Gap: new writing for the theatre

October 1, 2015 Comments Off on Bridging the Gap: new writing for the theatre

Manchester is a thrilling place to be a theatre lover thanks to a buzzing, passionate and talented scene, ranging from a vibrant Fringe to flagship venues like the Royal Exchange and HOME.

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