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Theatre Review: Hansel & Gretel, Oldham Library

December 17, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Hansel & Gretel, Oldham Library

If I said this was Sondheim for kids you’d probably run a mile. But stop! Be not afeared!

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Theatre Review: White, HOME, Manchester

December 17, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: White, HOME, Manchester

I don’t want you to think that I’m losing my critical faculties but I’m about to write my second rave review in a week.

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“There’s nothing as exciting as sitting in the audience, waiting for the curtain to open.” Northern Soul talks to Mark Williams

December 13, 2018 Comments Off on “There’s nothing as exciting as sitting in the audience, waiting for the curtain to open.” Northern Soul talks to Mark Williams

You probably know Mark Williams best as Arthur Weasley in the blockbuster Harry Potter film series, or possibly from TV’s The Fast Show.

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The Edge It's Behind You

It’s Behind You! Chorlton theatre The Edge tackles homelessness with new Christmas show

December 12, 2018 Comments Off on It’s Behind You! Chorlton theatre The Edge tackles homelessness with new Christmas show

Janine Waters, artistic director of The Edge in Chorlton, writes for Northern Soul. 

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Stickman, The Lowry. Copyright: Steve Ullathorne

Theatre Review: Stick Man, The Lowry, Salford

December 12, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Stick Man, The Lowry, Salford

Roll up, families seeking a pre-schooler-friendly Christmas production without a cast full of X Factor semi-finalists and too many flashing lights.

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Theatre Review: Cinderella, Opera House, Manchester

December 12, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Cinderella, Opera House, Manchester

These are tumultuous times for the Opera House pantomime.

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Father Christmas, Waterside, Sale

Theatre Review: Father Christmas, Waterside, Sale

December 12, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Father Christmas, Waterside, Sale

In some ways it’s an obvious choice to adapt Raymond Briggs’ beloved children’s picture book Father Christmas for the stage.

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Peter Pan (Gareth Morgan) and Captain Hook (Helen Longworth) in a scene from The Dukes production of Peter Pan which runs from November 23-January 5.

Theatre Review: Peter Pan, The Dukes, Lancaster

December 12, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Peter Pan, The Dukes, Lancaster

I should have known this was going to be no ordinary Peter Pan.

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Theatre Review: The Producers, Royal Exchange, Manchester

December 7, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: The Producers, Royal Exchange, Manchester

Let’s not even get started on the unlikely ‘film to stage’ saga of The Producers.

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Review: First Time, Waterside, Sale

December 4, 2018 Comments Off on Review: First Time, Waterside, Sale

In a world of fake news and carefully constructed narrative, the true story has enormous power.

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