Articles relating to: Salford
I intend no criticism of this hugely entertaining and enjoyable show by pointing out that it’s a highly romanticised version of the already-improbable true story of the Fisherman’s Friends, a group of seafaring neighbours and shanty-singers who (with one exception) grew up “within half a mile of Port Isaac harbour” in Cornwall.Read the full story..
It has taken five years to reach the stage but now a new musical based on the movie The Parent Trap has landed at The Lowry in Salford. The director, Sir Trevor Nunn, whose ambition it was to adapt the film, takes the helm but will he reach the heights of his previous productions including Cats, Les Misérables and Chess?Read the full story..
After what can only be described as a terrific year for Manchester Collective, the music organisation brings 2021 to a close with its Heavy Metal tour which, throughout December, has received rave reviews in London, Leeds and Bristol.Read the full story..
It was a beautiful moment. As Aslan the lion slowly padded onto the stage in the second half of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, the audience erupted into spontaneous applause.Read the full story..
It’s been another tough week for the arts.Read the full story..
For most people these days, J.M. Barrie’s name is linked entirely with his brainchild, a figure ambiguous enough to change with the shifting emphases of popular culture – Peter Pan, the child who never grew up.Read the full story..
The most important thing to say about Ghost Stories, currently at The Lowry, is that it’s a unique, memorable stage experience delivered with real intelligence, showmanship and skill.Read the full story..
Ten years ago, when the scarifying stage play Ghost Stories was set to make its debut at the Liverpool Playhouse, the show’s co-writers, Jeremy Dyson and Andy Nyman, announced to journalists that they couldn’t really tell them anything about it.Read the full story..
I’ve been feeling a lack of Christmas cheer.Read the full story..
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