Monthly Archives: April 2019
“I’m alive at last,” Sweeney Todd declares towards the end of act one, as he abandons his plan for targeted revenge against the judge who wronged him in favour of a throat-slitting class war against the generality of “those above”.Read the full story..
It is only six months since Laura Eason’s re-telling of Phileas Fogg’s circumnavigation last docked in Liverpool, and its rapid return is testament to both the bums-on-seats appeal of Jules Verne’s classic and the wit of this production, which began life at Newcastle-Under-Lyme’s New Vic Theatre back in 2013.Read the full story..
Set back from the Golden Mile, whose sand-blasted buildings break the winds that sweep in from the Irish Sea with the fury of banshees, the Grand Theatre has weathered much in its 125 years.Read the full story..
Back in mid-80s Sheffield, I was heading towards A levels, my cranium crammed with a hair-gel-scented hotchpotch of concerns both large and small: reggae, The Stranglers, communism and females galore.Read the full story..
Accomplishment isn’t a steady set of milestones for those committed to a life in art.Read the full story..
Focusing on 21 people living with cancer, LIFE, an exhibition of portraits by photographer Zoë Law, seeks to raise awareness of the cancer support charity Maggie’s and highlight the support needed for people with cancer, their friends and family.Read the full story..
In the summer of 2018, Manchester-based photographer Allie Crewe announced her first solo exhibition of photographic portraits, sponsored by Sparkle (the national transgender charity).Read the full story..
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