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Northern Soul chats to Rosie Fleeshman about family ties, Manchester Fringe and millennials

May 2, 2017 Comments Off on Northern Soul chats to Rosie Fleeshman about family ties, Manchester Fringe and millennials

Rosie Fleeshman is the youngest member of Manchester’s First Family Of Theatre.

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Liverpool Comedy Festival

Having’ a larf: Comedy Festivals in the North

October 20, 2015 Comments Off on Having’ a larf: Comedy Festivals in the North

Everywhere you turn in the North there’s a comedy festival. Take a wrong turning down a country lane and at the end is a big top with some comedian stood in the middle, microphone in hand… friesian cows looking on.

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Norris & Parker

Review: All Our Friends are Dead, The Kings Arms, Salford

July 24, 2015 Comments Off on Review: All Our Friends are Dead, The Kings Arms, Salford

It’s quite the daunting experience being the only 17-year-old at a pub-theatre. But All Our Friends Are Dead at Salford’s Kings Arms made me realise that I’m just as twisted as everyone else in the audience.

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Len Johnson – Fighter

Review: Len Johnson ‘Fighter’, Salford

May 16, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Len Johnson ‘Fighter’, Salford

A little less than a year ago, when Len Johnson ‘Fighter’ first appeared as part of the 2014 Greater Manchester Fringe Festival, I enthusiastically commented that “with just a little judicious trimming and a bit more confidence in some of the singing, an already stirring piece could become a truly great show”. Et voilà!

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Theatre review: Where Do Little Birds Go?

February 13, 2015 Comments Off on Theatre review: Where Do Little Birds Go?

In the 1960s, Lisa Prescott was kidnapped and held for more than four days in an East Ham flat by gangsters Ronnie and Reggie Kray. She was kept there as a sex slave for an escaped murderer, Frank ‘The Mad Axeman’ Mitchell.

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7 Veils: An Evening With Mata Hari

November 22, 2014 Comments Off on 7 Veils: An Evening With Mata Hari

We all know Mata Hari, don’t we? The slinky seductress, exotic dancer and spy who was arrested as a double agent and executed by a French firing squad in 1917, just as the First World War was coming to a close and all sorts of scores were starting to be settled.

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