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Review: A Clockwork Orange, Everyman Theatre, Liverpool

April 19, 2018 No Comments

There are two stars of this Everyman production of Anthony Burgess’s cult novel, A Clockwork Orange.

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Music Review: Let’s Eat Grandma, The Deaf Institute, Manchester

April 12, 2018 Comments Off on Music Review: Let’s Eat Grandma, The Deaf Institute, Manchester

Let’s Eat Grandma aren’t giving anything away.

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All I See is You, Bolton Octagon

Review: All I See Is You, Bolton Octagon

April 12, 2018 Comments Off on Review: All I See Is You, Bolton Octagon

Set in Bolton in 1967, All I See Is You is a stark reminder of how life was for young gay men before decriminalisation.

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Review: The Last Ship, Liverpool Playhouse

April 10, 2018 Comments Off on Review: The Last Ship, Liverpool Playhouse

You could say it looks like Sting’s ship has come in with this production.

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Educating Rita, The Dukes

Review: Educating Rita, The Dukes, Lancaster

April 10, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Educating Rita, The Dukes, Lancaster

“I want to be a woman who knows the difference between Jane Austen and Ethel Austin.”

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Theatre Review: Noggin the Nog, Sale Waterside

April 4, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Noggin the Nog, Sale Waterside

Reboots, revivals, adaptations. Oh, that there is such treacherous territory.

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Food Review: Calçotada 2018 at Lunya Manchester

April 4, 2018 Comments Off on Food Review: Calçotada 2018 at Lunya Manchester

Although I’ve spent a year travelling around Spain and am a self-confessed lover of all things Spanish, I’d never heard of calçots let alone the Catalonian festival celebrating their existence.

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Theatre Review: Spring Awakening, Hope Mill, Manchester

April 4, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Spring Awakening, Hope Mill, Manchester

“I blame my mother for my poor sex life. All she told me was the man goes on top, the woman goes on the bottom. I bought bunk beds.” – Joan Rivers

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Review: Hatch, Manchester

March 31, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Hatch, Manchester

In case you were wondering, reviewing for Northern Soul is incredibly glamorous. For instance, last week I spent a night in a shipping container under the Mancunian Way.

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Review: The Lowry Hotel Spa, Salford

March 29, 2018 Comments Off on Review: The Lowry Hotel Spa, Salford

It’s been more than a decade since I first visited The Lowry Hotel Spa.

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