The Life I Lead. 22.02.19

The Life I lead: the Quays Theatre, the Lowry  Director:  Didi Hopkins & Selina Cadell  Writer: James Kettle  Reviewed on behalf of The Reviews Hub Mary Poppins seems to be in the public conscience an awful lot at the moment. This is of course due to the recent cinematic release of Mary Poppins Returns, which […]

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Ed Gamble: Blizzard. 21.02.19

Enthusiastic and Entertaining! Ed Gamble: Blizzard – The Quays Theatre, The Lowry Reviewed on behalf of Reviews Hub 21.02.19 Ed Gamble’s star is certainly on the rise: he has his own podcast with fellow comic James Acaster, numerous television and panel show appearances and he occasionally hosted a show on Radio X. Gamble is one […]

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White Denim 15.02.19

White Denim – Albert Hall, Manchester Reviewed on 15/02/2019 There is something quite satisfying arriving at a gig and seeing a big gong on stage: rather like a cow-bell, these are criminally under used musical apparatus’ that offer a great deal to any song! However why should I expect anything less from White Denim, for […]

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Blood Red Shoes – Get tragic

Blood Red Shoes – Get Tragic. “We fuckin’ hated each other, is what you’re politely trying to say.” drummer Steven Ansell replies to band mate Laura-Mary Carter; this was in response to her claim that following their last tour “we weren’t sure if we were gonna be a band anymore.” On the surface, it’s hardly […]

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VNV Nation 01.01.19

VNV Nation: Manchester Club Academy   Review 1st February 2019   On the odd occasion you get to review a gig where everything is bit of  a mystery; the band, the music, even the venue. It can conjure up a slight nervous tension as you wonder if you have the right place, and of course just what the […]

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