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Food Review: Blanchflower, Altrincham

June 12, 2018 Comments Off on Food Review: Blanchflower, Altrincham

The main drag in Altrincham has changed in a big way.

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Theatre Review: Happy Days, Royal Exchange, Manchester

June 6, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Happy Days, Royal Exchange, Manchester

Regular visitors to Manchester’s Royal Exchange will be familiar with seeing productions in the round, but Happy Days offers a new twist: a show in a mound in the round.

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Tim Key 'Megadate'

“I am currently quietly eating an almond slice in Coventry with my notepad.” Tim Key chats to Northern Soul

May 30, 2018 Comments Off on “I am currently quietly eating an almond slice in Coventry with my notepad.” Tim Key chats to Northern Soul

You know Tim Key, even if you think you don’t.

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Food Review: The Creameries, Chorlton, Manchester

May 16, 2018 Comments Off on Food Review: The Creameries, Chorlton, Manchester

A brand new eatery opening in the neighbourhood always piques the interest.

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Review: Viv Albertine in conversation with Jeanette Winterson, Manchester Literature Festival, The Dancehouse

May 16, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Viv Albertine in conversation with Jeanette Winterson, Manchester Literature Festival, The Dancehouse

Viv Albertine tells an illuminating tale about her wilderness years spent trapped in a dreary, constrictive marriage.

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Royle Family

Let’s Watch TV together: Pilot Light TV Festival

April 18, 2018 Comments Off on Let’s Watch TV together: Pilot Light TV Festival

Back in the day, ‘watching the telly’ meant simply that: sitting in the living room staring at the television set in the corner when your show of choice was on.

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Ghost Stories

Film Review: Ghost Stories

April 9, 2018 Comments Off on Film Review: Ghost Stories

An interesting thing can happen when a genre has been around long enough to acquire fans.

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Theatre Review: Noggin the Nog, Sale Waterside

April 4, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Noggin the Nog, Sale Waterside

Reboots, revivals, adaptations. Oh, that there is such treacherous territory.

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Review: Brett Anderson, Manchester Literature Festival, The Dancehouse

April 4, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Brett Anderson, Manchester Literature Festival, The Dancehouse

Full and frank disclosure from the off: I am and have always been a Suede fan.

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Film Review: Ready Player One

March 26, 2018 Comments Off on Film Review: Ready Player One

Are computer games just for kids?

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