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    Heartbreaking Premiere at Hope Mill Theatre

    Philip Ridley’s heartbreaking modern classic – relocated to Manchester – has regional premiere at the award-winning Hope Mill Theatre Tuesday 27 February – Saturday 24 March The thrilling and heartbreaking play Vincent River, by award-winning playwright and author...

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    The Addams Family – Sale Waterside Arts Centre – Review

    Presented by Meighan Youth Theatre. A company of young actors and actresses aged, I would imagine, between 15 and early 20s. I have to say this was a Musical I didn’t know anything about and one which...

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    Les Miserables (School Edition) – Z-Arts Theatre, Manchester. Presented by Manchester Musical Youth – Review

    Reviewer Rating: Not everyone knows the wonderfully tragic-heroic novel by Victor Hugo, but I think almost everyone will know something at least about one of the most popular and long-running Musical shows ever. A phenomenon in its...

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    Just Like That! The Tommy Cooper Show – Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester – Review

    Tommy Cooper is alive and well and performing in Manchester as part of the Greater Manchester Fringe Festival! I was reminded last night of the song from ‘Gypsy’ which states, “you gotta have a gimmick if you...

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    CABARET – Pendleton College, Salford – Review

    Willkommen meine Damen und Herren – Das Leben ist ein Kabarett! This was a wonderfully intelligent and extremely professional production which worked on many levels, but raised many question marks on other levels. The first thing you...

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    Dvorak: Nature, Life and Love – The Halle Orchestra, Bridgewater Hall – Review

    Antonin Dvorak is perhaps The Czech Republic’s most famous composer, and certainly the most prolific, writing for every conceivable combination possible from solo piano music through to chamber music, songs, concertos, symphonies and even Grand Operas and...

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    Grand Hotel – UMMTS – Students’ Union Council Chambers – Manchester – Review

    Somehow, the two don’t seem appropriate to write together do they? Grand Hotel and Students’ Union! However, this dichotomy and juxtaposition of ideas are the themes of the evening’s entertainment too…. poor v rich; life v death;...

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    LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS @ The Z-Arts Centre, Manchester

    Manchester Musical Youth @ The Z-Arts Centre, Manchester Little Shop of Horrors by Manchester Musical Youth @ The Z-Arts Centre, Manchester Words simply cannot do full justice for this amazing and talented group of young performers. Aged, I...

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    SPOOK MANOR A HALLOWE’EN COMEDY-THRILLER presented by NEW LIVE THEATRE AND MANCHESTER HUB DRAMA at THE EAGLE INN – SALFORD. OK, I’ll openly admit it; I’m confused! And there are a number of things which are confusing...

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    Ordinary Days – Review

    Ordinary Days by Top Note Arts @ King’s Arms Theatre, Salford Reviewed Tuesday 17th June 2014 Photograph: Oliver Yank and Aimee Horwich. Photo Credit: Martin Ogden Reviewer Rating: Presented by Top Note Arts, a seemingly very new...

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