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Of Mice and Men

A beating blue heart in Yorkshire: Of Mice and Men at the Playhouse

March 6, 2014 Comments Off on A beating blue heart in Yorkshire: Of Mice and Men at the Playhouse

I have never seen an adaptation of a classic, well loved text before and really felt that the pivotal moments of the story were told better on stage than on the page.

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Northern Soul sees Northern Soul (the film)

March 1, 2014 Comments Off on Northern Soul sees Northern Soul (the film)

It is a truth universally acknowledged that the Northern Soul scene has all the makings of a brilliant film.

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Jake Bugg

Jake Bugg wows Manchester

February 26, 2014 Comments Off on Jake Bugg wows Manchester

The crowd here at Manchester’s Ritz is a right old mix – there are your 17-year-old girls obviously (and no shortage of 17-year-old boys, I have to say) but also folk old enough to be Jake Bugg‘s grandparents.

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Suranne Jones as Orlando

Theatre at its most theatrical: the must-see production of Orlando

February 26, 2014 Comments Off on Theatre at its most theatrical: the must-see production of Orlando

Christ, Jesus, the Royal Exchange‘s production of Orlando is good.

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The Seagull: gently savage and compelling theatre

February 26, 2014 Comments Off on The Seagull: gently savage and compelling theatre

I’ve long suspected that a significant proportion of actors have a secret masochistic streak in them.

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neighbourhood

Start Spreading The News

July 31, 2013 Comments Off on Start Spreading The News

‘Experience Manhattan in the heart of Spinningfields‘. So says Neighbourhood, a restaurant and bar opened in Manchester by the same people who brought BBQ specialists Southern Eleven to the city. Could they pull it off?

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