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The Cherry Orchard

Review: The Cherry Orchard, Royal Exchange, Manchester

April 26, 2018 No Comments

I’ve got a confession to make, I don’t know much about Chekhov.

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Review: A Clockwork Orange, Everyman Theatre, Liverpool

April 19, 2018 No Comments

There are two stars of this Everyman production of Anthony Burgess’s cult novel, A Clockwork Orange.

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Theatre Review: George’s Marvellous Medicine, Liverpool Playhouse 

April 18, 2018 No Comments

Ok that’s it. From now on, all children’s theatre productions need to feature giant humanoid chickens with a steampunk aesthetic and fabulous comic timing.

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Relatively Speaking

Win a bottle of Pimms and a pair of tickets to Relatively Speaking at Oldham Coliseum

April 17, 2018 No Comments

Win a bottle of Pimms and a pair of tickets to Relatively Speaking at Oldham Coliseum. 

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All I See is You, Bolton Octagon

Review: All I See Is You, Bolton Octagon

April 12, 2018 Comments Off on Review: All I See Is You, Bolton Octagon

Set in Bolton in 1967, All I See Is You is a stark reminder of how life was for young gay men before decriminalisation.

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The Lat Ship, Liverpool Everyman

Review: The Last Ship, Liverpool Playhouse

April 10, 2018 Comments Off on Review: The Last Ship, Liverpool Playhouse

You could say it looks like Sting’s ship has come in with this production.

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Educating Rita, The Dukes

Review: Educating Rita, The Dukes, Lancaster

April 10, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Educating Rita, The Dukes, Lancaster

“I want to be a woman who knows the difference between Jane Austen and Ethel Austin.”

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Theatre Review: Noggin the Nog, Sale Waterside

April 4, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Noggin the Nog, Sale Waterside

Reboots, revivals, adaptations. Oh, that there is such treacherous territory.

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Theatre Review: East is East, Bolton Octagon

March 21, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: East is East, Bolton Octagon

East is East will be familiar to a fair few people thanks to the hugely successful late 90s film.

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Theatre Review: Whisky Galore, Oldham Coliseum

March 19, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Whisky Galore, Oldham Coliseum

By English standards, the Scots are professional drinkers.

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