Monthly Archives: September 2022
I intend no criticism of this hugely entertaining and enjoyable show by pointing out that it’s a highly romanticised version of the already-improbable true story of the Fisherman’s Friends, a group of seafaring neighbours and shanty-singers who (with one exception) grew up “within half a mile of Port Isaac harbour” in Cornwall.Read the full story..
I have one small cup for sporting prowess.Read the full story..
A spin of the bottle away from the overspill revelry of Deansgate Locks in university freshers’ week, Castlefield Gallery takes one step back from the litter of drinks promotions and homesickness to afford a less frenetic space from which two artists, each with their own particular vantage point, can sift through the contradictions of where a stop-start decade has brought both them and us.Read the full story..
Reflecting his own mercurial nature, it’s almost inevitable that any theatrical piece based around the songs of Bob Dylan would be something out of the ordinary.Read the full story..
Up betimes and to the new 53two venue for its opening in-house production, Things That Divide Us.Read the full story..
Emotional attachment to cultural artefacts is a major driver in the entertainment business.Read the full story..
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