Northern Soul

Author: Chris Wallis

Bread and Roses, Oldham Coliseum

Theatre Review: Bread & Roses, Oldham Coliseum

Jun 29, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Bread & Roses, Oldham Coliseum

“That’s the second time it’s made me cry,” said the man standing next to me at the urinal.

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Theatre Review: Summer Holiday – The Musical, Bolton Octagon

Jun 6, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Summer Holiday – The Musical, Bolton Octagon

The theatre director and writer Bob Carlton said there are six good things in every show, no matter how ghastly it is.

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A Taste of Honey, Oldham Coliseum

Theatre Review: A Taste of Honey, Oldham Coliseum

Jun 4, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: A Taste of Honey, Oldham Coliseum

“A taste of hunneee, tasting much sweeter than wine, de doom de doo, bah-doom, de doom de doo etc.”

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Theatre Review: The Girl on the Train, West Yorkshire Playhouse

May 23, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: The Girl on the Train, West Yorkshire Playhouse

Don’t you just hate it when you’ve spent hours of your life reading a whodunnit only to find that the author solves the crime by bringing on a total stranger at the end?

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Lianne Harvey and Matt Connor

Review: Relatively Speaking, Oldham Coliseum

Apr 30, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Relatively Speaking, Oldham Coliseum

Once upon a time I owned an exquisite pair of purple velvet flares.

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Turtle Bay rum bottles cage

A Rum Do: Rum Tasting at Turtle Bay, Manchester

Apr 30, 2018 Comments Off on A Rum Do: Rum Tasting at Turtle Bay, Manchester

I’ve had a couple of deeply spiritual experiences recently.

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Review: Hatch, Manchester

Mar 31, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Hatch, Manchester

In case you were wondering, reviewing for Northern Soul is incredibly glamorous. For instance, last week I spent a night in a shipping container under the Mancunian Way.

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Restaurant review: The Lowry Hotel, Salford

Mar 24, 2018 Comments Off on Restaurant review: The Lowry Hotel, Salford

Say the words ‘hotel food’ and what springs to mind?

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Theatre Review: Whisky Galore, Oldham Coliseum

Mar 19, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Whisky Galore, Oldham Coliseum

By English standards, the Scots are professional drinkers.

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Platzki, Manchester

Food Review: Platzki, Manchester

Mar 6, 2018 Comments Off on Food Review: Platzki, Manchester

I really like Polish food.

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