Author: Andy Murray
The most important thing to say about Ghost Stories, currently at The Lowry, is that it’s a unique, memorable stage experience delivered with real intelligence, showmanship and skill.Read the full story..
Ten years ago, when the scarifying stage play Ghost Stories was set to make its debut at the Liverpool Playhouse, the show’s co-writers, Jeremy Dyson and Andy Nyman, announced to journalists that they couldn’t really tell them anything about it.Read the full story..
“Being a parent is the biggest thing that’s ever happened to me.” Comedian Josie Long talks to Northern Soul
The last time comedian and broadcaster Josie Long took a stand-up show out on tour, namely Something Better back in 2017, it looked at ways to actively improve our world during troubled times.Read the full story..
Jan Hicks has a particular, distinctive memory of growing up in the early 80s.Read the full story..
In recent years, having already established himself as godfather to a whole generation of British radio and TV comedy, Armando Iannucci has been branching out, creating Veep for American television and co-writing and directing the feature film The Death of Stalin.Read the full story..
It wasn’t an ideal moment for Robert Bolt to be arrested.Read the full story..
What springs to mind when you think of Ken Dodd?Read the full story..
With the all-conquering stage and screen success of War Horse still fresh in the memory, a new Michael Morpurgo adaptation is a big deal.Read the full story..
Ask anyone in York what makes their Theatre Royal pantomimes so special and they’ll sum it up in two words: Berwick Kaler.Read the full story..
The trick to pulling off a really great pantomime is balance.Read the full story..
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