Monthly Archives: May 2017
It’s taken around ten years for Julian Barratt and Simon Farnaby to bring the germ of an idea about a washed-up actor from a TV detective show to full fruition on the big screen.Read the full story..
If you’ve never experienced Manchester Town Hall beyond seeing it as a fancy backdrop to a boozy visit to the Christmas markets then it’s well worth a proper visit – but you will need to be quick about it.Read the full story..
Five years ago the head of the new writing department at Bolton’s Octagon Theatre decided, along with her counterparts at Manchester’s Royal Exchange and the Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse, to work with Salford University to co-deliver an MA course in playwriting.Read the full story..
Rosie Fleeshman is the youngest member of Manchester’s First Family Of Theatre.Read the full story..
Last year I decided I was going to be a big brave boy and go on holiday as a solo traveller.Read the full story..
Only in what I choose to call ‘middle age’– with the implicit intention to live to at least 114 – did I become a dog owner.Read the full story..
The last time I visited The Lowry’s River Restaurant, it was Christmas, it was snowing and I walked back to Piccadilly train station enveloped in a festive wine jacket.Read the full story..
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