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If anyone was going to bring the sharp, erudite poetry of Christopher Reid to life in a stage adaptation of The Scattering and The Song of Lunch, it would be Robert Bathurst. He revels in the opportunity to extract the precise, elegant language of Reid’s work, and rolls it over his own tongue like butter off a silver spoon.Read the full story..
Don’t you just hate it when you’ve spent hours of your life reading a whodunnit only to find that the author solves the crime by bringing on a total stranger at the end?Read the full story..
It’s now a cliché that each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.Read the full story..
Review: Viv Albertine in conversation with Jeanette Winterson, Manchester Literature Festival, The Dancehouse
Viv Albertine tells an illuminating tale about her wilderness years spent trapped in a dreary, constrictive marriage.Read the full story..
If you’re on your way to The Lowry expecting a revival of the karaoke classic My Heart Will Go On and a 21st century recreation of James Cameron’s tragic love story, you’re in for a surprise.Read the full story..
Gleaned from a collection of short stories by Bill Naughton (of Alfie fame) and adapted into a play by Lawrence Till, The Big Corner is a heartfelt homage to life in Bolton when cotton was king.Read the full story..
The lights dim against the Mexican-themed backdrop on the stage. The accordion is briefly tinkled with and I see the eyes of many dart about like ships lost at sea.Read the full story..
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