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14 October 2021
REVIEW: Death Drop, The Lowry, Salford
Holly Stars, take a bow. Writing an original show for the stage and making a success of it is harder than ever before in the current climate, so to see ...
13 October 2021
Grease the Musical returns to Manchester alongside Priscilla Queen of the Desert
You can join the T-Birds and the Pink Ladies this October in Manchester, as Grease the musical has made its way to the Opera House theatre! Directed by Nikolai Foster, ...
7 October 2021
REVIEW: Rock of Ages, Opera House Manchester
Forget everything you think you know about classic rock songs of the 1980s, because once you've seen the utterly outlandish and always-hilarious Rock of Ages up on stage, you’re going ...
Rock Of Ages
6 October 2021
REVIEW: Heathers the Musical, Palace Theatre Manchester
Before we get into the meat and bones of this review: boy is it nice to be back in the Palace Theatre, Manchester! The atmosphere for the opening night of ...
12 August 2021
REVIEW: Anna X, The Lowry, Salford
Walking back into the theatre for the first time in over a year was honestly one of the most exciting moments of my life. I cannot express how much I ...
24 April 2021
Live spectator racing returning to Aintree Racecourse this June
Exciting news for fans of the sport horse racing this week, as it was confirmed Aintree Racecourse would be welcoming live spectators back to the stands from Friday June 11, ...
19 November 2020
YouTube Event, Saturday the 21st November: Guest stars and awards - what's not to love?
This event, which is their first digital event in the wake of COVID-19, will feature appearances by Scarlett Johansson, Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart and more, and will be streaming on ...
12 October 2020
Drag Race royalty Monét X Change and Courtney Act to make West End debuts in Death Drop
Oh, it feels good to be writing some great news about theatre again! Today (October 12th, 2020) it was announced that RuPaul's Drag Race stars and legendary drag queens Monét X ...
27 April 2020
Tired of TV? What to do During Self Isolation
Lockdown is here and it’s your social duty to stay inside. If you’re not a key worker or working from home, you’re probably going to be finding yourself at a ...
14 March 2020
Sasha Velour blew my mind with her incredible theatre show Smoke and Mirrors
On Monday (March 9th, 2020) I finally got the opportunity to see one of my all-time favourite RuPaul's Drag Race winners Sasha Velour take to the stage, with Smoke and Mirrors. As ...
19 February 2020
Review: Ghost Stories, The Lowry, Salford
Written by Jeremy Dyson and Andy Nyman, Ghost Stories is an intriguing and terrifying stage production, which brings three stories of the paranormal to life through a narrator and three ...
22 January 2020
Review: Kay Mellor's Band of Gold, The Lowry, Salford
I'm a sucker for a crime drama. So, when my mum started getting excited about a show called Band of Gold coming to The Lowry in Salford, based on a three-series ...
15 December 2019
Review: Ed Byrne: If I’m Honest, Parr Hall Warrington
I have only ever seen Ed Byrne in Mock the Week and Live at the Apollo, so it was wonderful to finally watch him as the star of his own ...
12 December 2019
The Bodyguard the Musical review, Palace Theatre, Manchester
I'm mad about The Bodyguard. Ever since I saw the movie in my teenage years, it's been one of my all-time favourite go-to films when I want to enjoy a singalong and ...
4 November 2019
Review: The Comedy Store, Pyramid Arts Centre, Warrington
I was lucky enough to have a rare night out on Saturday with my husband to see what The Comedy Store had to offer at the Pyramid Arts Centre in ...
31 October 2019
Halloween Magick: 5 spells to banish evil spirits
Halloween, or Samhain as us witches call it, isn't just an extra spooky day, it's a day for honouring the dead. It's a day where the veil between the spirit ...
29 October 2019
Review: Hal Cruttenden: Chubster, Pyramid Arts Centre, Warrington
I’ve only ever seen Hal Cruttenden on Live at the Apollo, but his segment was enough to whet my appetite to want see him in his own show Chubster on ...
29 October 2019
Review: On Your Feet!, Palace Theatre Manchester
On Your Feet! is a relatively new jukebox musical, first hitting the stage in 2015. As such, the show has actually never been on the road across the UK - ...
27 September 2019
The Thunder Girls review, The Lowry, Salford
After reading Melanie Blake's incredibly-addictive debut novel, The Thunder Girls, I was excited to see the four women I'd fallen in love with on the pages of that book up on ...
18 September 2019
Review: 9 to 5 the Musical, Palace Theatre Manchester
The story is absolutely ridiculous, and the characters' actions are unbelievable throughout, but that's all part of the magic with 9 to 5 the Musical, now playing at the Palace Theatre ...
10 September 2019
My favourite comedians by Lisa Treyger
I have four main people I’ve learned lessons from: Hannibal Burress, Nikki Glaser, Tom Segura, and Dave Attell. I met them early in my career and their work ethic and ...
5 August 2019
Summer in the City 2019 will feature more social media influencers than ever before...
The UK's largest and longest-running online video festival, Summer in the City, makes its return to ExCel London from Friday, August 9 to Sunday, August 11, 2019. Aimed at a ...
4 August 2019
My favourite comedian by Dan Lees
Dan Lees and Neil Frost are THE ESTABLISHMENT: experts at a distinctly British breed of slapstick, clowning, improvisation and quick fired wit. LE BUREAU DE STRANGE sees them become Geoffrey ...
4 August 2019
The Doodle Pop team share their inspiration for the show
Coming all the way from Korea, Brush Theatre present the utterly beguiling follow-up to smash hit Woogie Boogie. DOODLE POP is 55 minutes of sheer delight in the form of ...