Culture

7 June 2016

Derren Brown - 'Miracle' review, The Lowry Theatre Manchester

Before and during a Derren Brown show, you are politely asked as a journalist and reviewer not to give away any of the show's secrets. This of course isn't the ...
6 June 2016

The Hollywood Special Effects Show, Lowry Review

I like to think of myself as a movie enthusiast- I enjoy going to the cinema, taking in a film at home and most importantly I like watching the special ...
2 June 2016

Rich Hall discusses his new tour for 2016

Syndicated interview by James Rampton Rich Hall is rightly regarded as one of the funniest comedians to come out of the US in recent times. And, as he is based ...

1 June 2016

Exclusive interview with Hannah Hauer-King on Fury

We caught up with FURY director, Hannah Hauer-King who She is the co-founder and Artistic Director of Damsel Productions and committed to pushing a producing female work and working with ...

26 May 2016

Crissy Rock discusses her new role in Dirty Dusting

Dirty Dusting tells the story of three cleaning ladies who come up with an idea to make some extra cash: why not start an adult chat line? The show will ...
17 May 2016

Russell Kane discusses his new tour Right Man, Wrong Age

By Brian Donaldson Russell Kane is a changed man. For his Right Man, Wrong Age tour, you may encounter someone with a new look, fresh perspectives and a different approach ...
13 May 2016

Jodie Prenger discusses Tell Me on a Sunday

Interview by Lizz Brain Jodie Prenger shot to musical theatre fame after being crowned the winner of TV's I'd Do Anything, winning the role of Nancy in Oliver! She went ...

12 May 2016

Sheridan Smith out of Funny Girl with stress

Sheridan Smith has pulled out of appearing in 'Funny Girl' for the next few weeks due to "exhaustion and stress". The 34-year-old actress - whose beloved father Colin was diagnosed with ...
12 May 2016

Mamma Mia! review, Palace Theatre Manchester

There are feel-good musicals and then there is Mamma Mia. The Granddaddy - or Grandmummy - of them all. For years now it's been cemented as one of the best, ...
10 May 2016

Exclusive interview with Mark Watson on his new tour 'I'm Not Here'

The multi-award winning comedian Mark Watson's humour is on route to the Pyramid Studio Theatre in Warrington. We caught up with him to find out what we can look forward ...

10 May 2016

Footloose, Liverpool Empire Theatre Review

Footloose is based on the beloved 1980s film starring Kevin Bacon. Ren McCormack (Luke Baker) and his mother Ethel move from the bright lights of Chicago to the sleepy town ...
6 May 2016

Tamla Kari exclusive interview - This Is Living

Following on from a critically-acclaimed production in 2014, Liam Borrett returns with his debut play This Is Living which comes to Trafalgar Studios later this month. We got the chance ...

4 May 2016

Avenue Q review, Palace Theatre Manchester

Avenue Q is not a show for children or those easily offended. Despite the bright colours and characters that make up the show, anyone pondering over the choice of taking ...

28 April 2016

Exclusive interview with Gareth Gates on Mad About the Musicals

Gareth Gates is currently starring in Mad About The Musicals with Michael Courtney and is set to arrive at the Parr Hall in Warrington on 5th May. We caught up ...

28 April 2016

The Bodyguard, Liverpool Empire Theatre Review

I'd heard nothing but good things about The Bodyguard from my colleagues and family- so I was very excited to go to the Liverpool Empire Theatre last night and see ...
22 April 2016

The Mousetrap, Liverpool Empire Theatre Review

The Mousetrap by Dame Agatha Christie had the longest initial run of any play in history. After opening in the West End of London in 1952 it is now celebrating ...
19 April 2016

Exclusive interview with Lizi Patch on Punching the Sky

We caught up with Lizi Patch, the creative mind behind 'Punching the Sky', a new play about porn, parenting and pressure which will open its doors at the Soho Theatre ...

7 April 2016

Exclusive interview with Nwando Ebizie on The Passion of Lady Vendredi

Nwando Ebizie is about to play the alter ego character of Lady Vendredi in the Soho Theatre, London, we caught up with her to ask her what audience members can ...

7 April 2016

See Kit Harington in first pictures from Doctor Faustus rehearsals

After announcing a three week extension and its full casting, some first look pictures from behind-the-scenes at rehearsals for Doctor Faustus have been revealed, with two of them featuring Kit ...
6 April 2016

3 things to watch in the theatre in Manchester this April

American Idiot, Palace Theatre, now until Saturday April 9 As the winner of two Tony Awards and the 2010 Grammy Award winner for Best Musical Show Album, American Idiot tells ...

6 April 2016

The Comedy Store, Pyramid Arts Centre, Warrington Review

Saturday night was the first time I have ever attended a Comedy Store at Warrington Pyramid Arts Centre , so I had no idea what to expect. There was no ...
5 April 2016

Katie Brayben exclusive interview - 'My Mother Said I Never Should'

Leading the cast in Charlotte Keatley's 'My Mother Said I Never Should', Olivier Award-winning actress Katie Brayben speaks to Female First all about the production, pressures on actors in the ...

29 March 2016

Exclusive interview with Amy Conachan on Wendy Hoose

Wendy Hoose is a show about online dating and disability from a frank and honest perspective. It will open in Soho on the 12th April and continue through until May ...

24 March 2016

Ant and Dec want to do theatre

Ant and Dec want to break into theatre. The comedy duo may have three huge programmes - 'Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway', 'I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!' ...
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