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Monthly Archives: March 2019

The Sisterhood

Book Review: The Sisterhood – A Love Letter to the Women Who Have Shaped Me by Daisy Buchanan

March 4, 2019 Comments Off on Book Review: The Sisterhood – A Love Letter to the Women Who Have Shaped Me by Daisy Buchanan

I don’t have sisters. I’m the youngest of two children and, much to my dismay (and eternal torture), the only girl in my family.

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Win dinner for two at Mr Cooper’s Restaurant and Bar at The Midland in Manchester

March 4, 2019 Comments Off on Win dinner for two at Mr Cooper’s Restaurant and Bar at The Midland in Manchester

Win dinner for two at Mr Cooper’s Restaurant and Bar at The Midland in Manchester. 

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The Northern Boys

Photo Gallery: The Northern Boys, Contemporary Six Gallery, Manchester

March 4, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: The Northern Boys, Contemporary Six Gallery, Manchester

Have you looked out from a Manchester tram to see a figure before an easel, stooped under an umbrella, painting furiously in the driving rain?

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What’s on in March: Comedy in Manchester

March 4, 2019 Comments Off on What’s on in March: Comedy in Manchester

March. Wordsworth’s favourite month because of the daffodils, of course.

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Opera Review: Mary’s Hand, Lancaster Priory Church

March 2, 2019 Comments Off on Opera Review: Mary’s Hand, Lancaster Priory Church

I was going to start with that old OperaWatch standby: “It’s been a quiet time here at OW offices.”

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Wise Children, directed by Emma Rice, presented by Wise Children - pic 10 (photo by Steve Tanner)

Theatre Review: Wise Children, HOME, Manchester

March 2, 2019 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Wise Children, HOME, Manchester

This is jolly good fun. Based on Angela Carter’s final novel, a picaresque romp through the lives of twin sisters, Nora and Dora Chance, all human life is there even if director and writer Emma Rice has cut quite a lot of the plot.

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Film Review: Being Frank

March 2, 2019 Comments Off on Film Review: Being Frank

Let’s be honest, the character of Frank Sidebottom could be marmitey.

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