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Review: Wicked, Palace Theatre, Manchester

December 7, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Wicked, Palace Theatre, Manchester

I could quibble.

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Theatre Review: Matilda – The Musical, Palace Theatre, Manchester

September 21, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Matilda – The Musical, Palace Theatre, Manchester

Eight years ago, I snagged tickets to Matilda: The Musical at Stratford-upon-Avon’s Courtyard Theatre.

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Review: Madagascar The Musical, Palace Theatre, Manchester

August 20, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Madagascar The Musical, Palace Theatre, Manchester

The kids love it. They shriek, they cackle, and – to the insistent cue of I Like To Move It – they dance in their seats.

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Review: Miss Saigon, Palace Theatre, Manchester

March 25, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Miss Saigon, Palace Theatre, Manchester

A word of advice: don’t go and see Miss Saigon if you’ve had a big tea.

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Review: The Commitments, Palace Theatre, Manchester

March 29, 2017 Comments Off on Review: The Commitments, Palace Theatre, Manchester

It’s unlike me to be picky or to sound even vaguely like a music bore, but it doesn’t reflect well on any production when the programme is full of all sorts of howlers.

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Review: Mamma Mia! at the Palace Theatre, Manchester

May 13, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Mamma Mia! at the Palace Theatre, Manchester

When I think about the music of ABBA it immediately conjures memories of a cheesy wedding DJ set, the kind where everyone from your great-grandma, with her skirt hitched up round her knees, to your ten-year-old cousin throw shapes on the dance floor to the soundtrack of Dancing Queen.

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Guys and Dolls

Competition: Win tickets to Guys and Dolls, Manchester

October 30, 2015 Comments Off on Competition: Win tickets to Guys and Dolls, Manchester

Manchester Gets it First will see the highly acclaimed Chichester Festival Theatre sell-out production of Guys and Dolls arrive at the Palace Theatre for two weeks only (November 10-21, 2015) prior to a West End transfer to London’s Savoy Theatre in December for a strictly limited 13-week run.

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Northern Ballet's 1984

Review: 1984, Northern Ballet, Palace Theatre

October 16, 2015 Comments Off on Review: 1984, Northern Ballet, Palace Theatre

Not long ago Northern Ballet’s artistic director David Nixon told me during rehearsals for this production that “it promises to challenge the idea of what stories can be told through dance”.

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Win tickets to Godspell in Manchester

April 29, 2015 Comments Off on Win tickets to Godspell in Manchester

WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO SEE GODSPELL AT THE PALACE THEATRE, MANCHESTER

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Shrek the Musical

Review: Shrek the Musical – Now I’m a Believer!

December 8, 2014 Comments Off on Review: Shrek the Musical – Now I’m a Believer!

If you haven’t seen the trilogy of films and spin-offs about the bad tempered ogre who falls for a princess, it really doesn’t matter because Shrek the Musical works brilliantly as a standalone show.

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