Author: Andrew Urquhart
Matthew Bourne’s production of Swan Lake has been referred to as a ‘modern classic’. I can’t claim to be qualified to make such a bold statement but I can say that the production, touring throughout the UK and internationally (it’s at The Lowry this week), was stunning.Read the full story..
Long Day’s Journey Into Night is the latest show in the Bolton Octagon’s new season. This emotionally complex and conflict-ridden play is at times difficult to deal with, making it compelling theatre.Read the full story..
Seeing An Inspector Calls at the Bolton Octagon recently left me with mixed feelings. I’d seen the play before and studied it back in my school days, so I went to see the production, directed by the theatre’s artistic director David Thacker, with a familiar anticipation and enthusiasm.Read the full story..
The Library Theatre Company, Manchester, has a superb reputation. Attending their production of Willy Russell’s Educating Rita at The Lowry, I had high expectations. They were not met – they were surpassed with accomplished theatrical finesse.Read the full story..
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An actor’s life is not an easy one. Everyone knows that. The notoriously euphemistic ‘resting actor’ jibe often bandied about with abandon. The endless rejections. The lack of money. The bloody day job.Read the full story..
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