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What’s On in November – Theatre

November 7, 2014 Comments Off on What’s On in November – Theatre

Eee, it’s bloody brilliant oop ‘ere, int it?

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Insomnia at HOME

Review: Insomnia at Manchester’s HOME

November 7, 2014 Comments Off on Review: Insomnia at Manchester’s HOME

It’s just a bit exciting finding First Street.

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Chapati Cafe

Chapati Café: Rice and Three comes to the ‘burbs

November 1, 2014 Comments Off on Chapati Café: Rice and Three comes to the ‘burbs

As a resident of Chorlton in Manchester, I’m privileged to live within spitting distance of some great cafés, bars and restaurants.

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Henry IV Part II

Review: Henry IV Parts I & II by the RSC

October 25, 2014 Comments Off on Review: Henry IV Parts I & II by the RSC

It’s the early 15th century and King Henry IV is King of England. His son, Prince Harry (Hal) is bothered by his lot and their strained relationship forms one part of the story.

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Lip Sevice

Review: Lip Service presents The Picture of Doreen Gray

October 23, 2014 Comments Off on Review: Lip Service presents The Picture of Doreen Gray

Good writing is all about putting characters into testing situations. Same goes for great comedy.

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Gregory Doran

RSC Artistic Director Greg Doran talks to Northern Soul

October 21, 2014 Comments Off on RSC Artistic Director Greg Doran talks to Northern Soul

Gregory Doran is passionate about Shakespeare. From his schoolteacher’s enthusiasm for the subject to becoming artistic director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, Doran is the boy most likely to succeed when it comes to putting on a good show.

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Early One Morning, Octagon Theatre Bolton

Review: Early One Morning at the Bolton Octagon

October 20, 2014 Comments Off on Review: Early One Morning at the Bolton Octagon

Early One Morning. It sounds like the opening of a folk song and, as is often the case in folk songs, there is a truth to be told; storytelling passed from generation to generation which celebrates love and makes sense of what is often a cruel world.

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Lisa Dwan as the mouth in Not I, by Samuel Beckett

Beckett is the new black: actor Lisa Dwan talks to Northern Soul

September 27, 2014 Comments Off on Beckett is the new black: actor Lisa Dwan talks to Northern Soul

Friends of mine tell me two things about the colour black and its significance in theatre and performance.

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Tobias Batley as Dracula and Jessica Morgan, Hannah Bateman and Antoinette Brooks-Daw as the Brides of Dracula in Northern Ballet's Dracula. Photo Justin Slee

Review: Ballet with Bite thanks to Northern Ballet’s Dracula

September 24, 2014 Comments Off on Review: Ballet with Bite thanks to Northern Ballet’s Dracula

In 1993 at the pliant age of 17, I went to Bury flicks with my cousin Claire to watch Bram Stoker’s Dracula.

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Fell

Review: Fell at the Page to Stage Festival, Liverpool

September 24, 2014 Comments Off on Review: Fell at the Page to Stage Festival, Liverpool

A surreal moment in Liverpool, just as the polls are about to close in the independence referendum in Scotland.

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