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Theatre Review: And Did Those Feet, Bolton Octagon

November 8, 2018 No Comments

Every theatre audience contains a small percentage of professionals.

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Theatre Review: Long Joan Silver, Hope Street Theatre, Liverpool

October 24, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Long Joan Silver, Hope Street Theatre, Liverpool

Think of fringe theatre and you might imagine dangerous theatrical adventures at the edge of good taste, the brave and risky heading inexorably towards the outer limits of self-indulgence.

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Theatre Review: Europe, Leeds Playhouse

October 22, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Europe, Leeds Playhouse

A railway station, probably somewhere in eastern Europe.

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Theatre Review: The Animals and Children Took to the Streets, Liverpool Playhouse

October 22, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: The Animals and Children Took to the Streets, Liverpool Playhouse

It is barely 70 minutes long and its constituent parts are a trio of women with white-painted faces, an unseen piano and some cartoons.

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Theatre Review: Death of a Salesman, Royal Exchange, Manchester

October 17, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Death of a Salesman, Royal Exchange, Manchester

Written in 1949, Death of a Salesman remains as relevant and fresh as ever.

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Theatre Review: Persuasion, Liverpool Playhouse

October 11, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Persuasion, Liverpool Playhouse

I think that my plus one said it best: “perfectly pleasant”.

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Theatre Review: Dishoom! at Oldham Coliseum

October 6, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Dishoom! at Oldham Coliseum

Dishoom! is the sound of a punch or a bullet from 70s Bollywood films, much like ‘Kapow!’ from American comic books.

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Theatre Review: Matilda – The Musical, Palace Theatre, Manchester

September 21, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Matilda – The Musical, Palace Theatre, Manchester

Eight years ago, I snagged tickets to Matilda: The Musical at Stratford-upon-Avon’s Courtyard Theatre.

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Theatre Review: Queen Margaret, Royal Exchange, Manchester

September 20, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Queen Margaret, Royal Exchange, Manchester

Typical. You wait ages for a Shakespeare mash-up on one of Manchester’s main stages then two come along at once.

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“I’m just a lad from Wythenshawe.” Former Corrie actor Kevin Kennedy talks about Rock of Ages

September 17, 2018 Comments Off on “I’m just a lad from Wythenshawe.” Former Corrie actor Kevin Kennedy talks about Rock of Ages

What have Justin Lee Collins, Alec Baldwin and Curly Watts got in common? Give up? Well, they have all made the character Dennis Dupree from Rock of Ages their own.

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