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Let’s Watch TV together: Pilot Light TV Festival

April 18, 2018 No Comments

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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Film Review: Have a Nice Day

April 7, 2018 Comments Off on Film Review: Have a Nice Day

Have a Nice Day is something of an oddity.

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Review: Circle Mirror Transformation, HOME, Manchester

March 8, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Circle Mirror Transformation, HOME, Manchester

Annie Baker’s Circle Mirror Transformation is by no means your average play.

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“I’m attracted to slightly broken people who have a desire to get fixed.” Con O’Neill talks to Northern Soul

March 7, 2018 Comments Off on “I’m attracted to slightly broken people who have a desire to get fixed.” Con O’Neill talks to Northern Soul

About halfway through my interview with Con O’Neill, I decide this is the right time to tell him that I love Dancin’ Thru The Dark.

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Review: NOW – A dialogue on female Chinese contemporary artists, CFCCA and HOME, Manchester

February 25, 2018 Comments Off on Review: NOW – A dialogue on female Chinese contemporary artists, CFCCA and HOME, Manchester

There’s an old saying in China that ‘women hold up half the sky’.

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Photo Gallery: Of Flesh and Stone, HOME, Manchester

February 14, 2018 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Of Flesh and Stone, HOME, Manchester

This March, as part of the HOME Projects series, Manchester’s HOME is hosting an exhibition of new drawing from artist Tom Baskeyfield and photography from Mario Popham exploring the complex landscape of North Wales.

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Review: The Manchester Project, HOME, Manchester

January 16, 2018 Comments Off on Review: The Manchester Project, HOME, Manchester

This is the sort of piece for which the word ‘vignette’ was invented.

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Review: Hot Brown Honey, HOME, Manchester

December 17, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Hot Brown Honey, HOME, Manchester

I love Christmas but, even as a self-confessed fan-girl of all things yuletide, I need a break from the host of festive shows currently doing the rounds.

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Review: Red Riding Hood and the Wolf, HOME, Manchester

December 9, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Red Riding Hood and the Wolf, HOME, Manchester

There seems to be a glut of Red Riding Hood productions this Christmas.

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Review: Uncle Vanya, HOME, Manchester

November 10, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Uncle Vanya, HOME, Manchester

You dream of this kind of night at the theatre, the kind of night where the magical formula of script, staging and performance puts you through the emotional mangle before imprinting itself forever upon your memory.

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