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David Lynch at Home, MIF 2019

Review: David Lynch artist talk and Twin Peaks: Series 3 Episode 8, Manchester International Festival, HOME

July 12, 2019 No Comments

The David Lynch at HOME season has an inescapable problem – an elephant man in the room, if you will.

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Film Review: Charlie Bubbles, HOME, Manchester

April 24, 2019 Comments Off on Film Review: Charlie Bubbles, HOME, Manchester

More than half a century after its partial release, it’s difficult to prise Charlie Bubbles apart from the cultural resonances that have aggregated limpet-like to its slender framework over the intervening decades.

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Theatre Review: Kingdom, HOME, Manchester

April 15, 2019 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Kingdom, HOME, Manchester

Barcelona-based theatre company Señor Serrano, contributing to the theatre element of this year’s year’s ¡Viva! Spanish & Latin American Festival 2019 at Manchester’s HOME, create what they call “cinema-in-real-time”, in this case using a live-feed camera, keyboard, guitar, microphones, drum kit, amplification and a huge number of smaller props carefully arranged across three large tables, as well as a willingness to show off their manly bodies.

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Wise Children, directed by Emma Rice, presented by Wise Children - pic 10 (photo by Steve Tanner)

Theatre Review: Wise Children, HOME, Manchester

March 2, 2019 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Wise Children, HOME, Manchester

This is jolly good fun. Based on Angela Carter’s final novel, a picaresque romp through the lives of twin sisters, Nora and Dora Chance, all human life is there even if director and writer Emma Rice has cut quite a lot of the plot.

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David Judge (Dave) in SparkPlug by David Judge, directed by Hannah Tyrrell-Pinder. Presented by Box of Tricks at HOME Manchester, Wed 13 - Sat 23 February 2019, and then touring. (Photo by Alex Mead/Decoy Media

Theatre Review: SparkPlug, HOME, Manchester

February 18, 2019 Comments Off on Theatre Review: SparkPlug, HOME, Manchester

As a self-proclaimed ‘launchpad for new talent’, Manchester-based Box Of Tricks pride themselves on championing the next generation of playwrights, commissioning and developing “bold and original new plays from the most exciting new voices”.

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Carol Morley The Alcohol Years

“We’re all thinking differently now.” Women in film at Manchester’s HOME

February 1, 2019 Comments Off on “We’re all thinking differently now.” Women in film at Manchester’s HOME

The topic of gender inequality in the film industry is a headline-grabbing, hashtag-generating one, and plainly there’s much work to be done to redress it.

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Review: Släpstick, HOME, Manchester

December 24, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Släpstick, HOME, Manchester

Five highly-skilled multi-instrumental musicians with fine singing voices and excellent comic timing.

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Theatre Review: White, HOME, Manchester

December 17, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: White, HOME, Manchester

I don’t want you to think that I’m losing my critical faculties but I’m about to write my second rave review in a week.

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Theatre Review: The Maids, HOME, Manchester

November 23, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: The Maids, HOME, Manchester

Anyone buying tickets for The Maids on the basis of the advance publicity is in for a shock.

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Music Review: Manchester Folk Festival 2018

October 26, 2018 Comments Off on Music Review: Manchester Folk Festival 2018

Last year, when David Agnew opted to move the English Folk Expo and its public-facing concerts to central Manchester after several years based around Bury Met, there was a certain amount of discreet breath-holding as to whether its delicate balance of intimacy with a worldwide mission to spotlight English music and artists could work as well in this new context, right in the vibrant heart of the city and spread around several venues.

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