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Femme Fatales: the Pre-Raphaelites and L.S. Lowry

Nov 29, 2018 No Comments

If you had to guess L.S. Lowry’s favourite painter, what would you say?

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Rafael Rojas as Cavaradossi © Richard H Smith

Review: Tosca, Opera North, The Lowry

Nov 27, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Tosca, Opera North, The Lowry

It’s been a quiet couple of months here in the OperaWatch office at Northern Soul Towers.

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Review: Macbeth, The Lowry, Salford

Oct 9, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Macbeth, The Lowry, Salford

The woman behind me sat up at the interval and said to her friend, “I fell asleep, I’m going home”.

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Kara Lily Hayworth, star of Cilla the Musical, chats to Northern Soul

Aug 28, 2018 Comments Off on Kara Lily Hayworth, star of Cilla the Musical, chats to Northern Soul

Kara Lily Hayworth, star of Cilla the Musical, chats to Northern Soul about the pull of playing a Liverpudlian icon.

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Love From a Stranger By Agatha Christie @ Frank Vosper Royal and Dernagate 23.Feb/17.March 2018. Cast: Justin Avoth Helen Bradbury Sam Frenchum Alice Haig Molly Logan Crispin Redman Nicola Sanderson Gareth Williams Director : Lucy Bailey Credit : Sheila Burnett

Theatre Review: Love from a Stranger, The Lowry

Jul 12, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Love from a Stranger, The Lowry

A jilted ex-fiancé, an interfering hammy aunt, a considerable sum of money, a staid office girl and a charming American – the classic elements of any Agatha Christie storyline and all are featured in this murderous drama.

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Hikikomori, The Lowry

Review: Hikikomori – The Shelter, The Lowry, Salford

May 21, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Hikikomori – The Shelter, The Lowry, Salford

In the blink of an eye, The Lowry has come of age and, as part of its 18th birthday celebrations, the Week 53 festival has decked itself out in thematically apt bunting.

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Review: Count Arthur Strong is Alive & Unplugged, The Lowry, Salford

May 16, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Count Arthur Strong is Alive & Unplugged, The Lowry, Salford

On another Sunday night not long ago in this very theatre, Ken Dodd held court for many, many hours with his celebrated Laughter Show (despite getting shirty with the sound man a couple of times).

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Theatre Review: Titanic the Musical, The Lowry, Salford

May 11, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Titanic the Musical, The Lowry, Salford

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.

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Review: The Sleeping Beauty, Birmingham Royal Ballet, The Lowry, Salford

Mar 1, 2018 Comments Off on Review: The Sleeping Beauty, Birmingham Royal Ballet, The Lowry, Salford

First performed in 1890, Birmingham Royal Ballet has stepped back in time to sample a classic steeped in history.

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Around the World in 80 Days

Review: Around the World in 80 Days, The Lowry, Salford

Dec 8, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Around the World in 80 Days, The Lowry, Salford

It’s been retold a hundred times but, as everyone knows, at the start of Jules Verne’s original novel the Victorian gentlemen Phileas Fogg makes a bet that he can cross the globe in, well, 80 days.

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