Babybird – 29.11.19

Babybird – Deaf Institute 29/11/19 Reviewer: Matthew Forrest There was a lot to admire about tonight’s Babybird gig. First and foremost, in Stephen Jones you have a performer comfortable in his surroundings, so comfortable in fact that he clearly doesn’t give a toss, what you, I, or anyone else thinks. And quite frankly the night […]

Read More Babybird – 29.11.19

False Advertising 9.11.19

False Advertising – Fairfield Social Club. Review 09/11/19 A stone’s throw from Piccadilly Station is Temperance St, home to the Mayfield Depot, which is the residency for the Warehouse project, (which having walked past last night sounded banging by the way). However, walk a little further and you’ll come across the the Fairfield Social Club, […]

Read More False Advertising 9.11.19

She Drew the Gun 30.10.19

She Drew The Gun – Manchester Academy 30/10/19 Following a sell out show at the Deaf Institute, She Drew the Gun made their return to Manchester this week and their timing really couldn’t be any better! In a week that saw Parliament confirm that we are heading to the poles in December, and the horrific news […]

Read More She Drew the Gun 30.10.19

Murder Ballads. 31.10.19

Murder Ballads, Waterside  Arts Centre. Writer: Gerry Smyth Director: Ellie Hurt Adapted from the Murder Ballads by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. Reviewed on behalf of The Reviews Hub 4 stars After a very successful run at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe, Sale hosts Murder Ballads, rather appropriately, on All Hallows Eve. According to one internet […]

Read More Murder Ballads. 31.10.19

Curtains 9.10.19

Curtains – The Palace Theatre Music: John Kander Lyrics: Fred Ebb Book: Rupert Holmes Director: Paul Foster Originally reviewed on behalf of Opening Night. We’ve all heard of opening night disasters when it comes to the theatre, from forgotten lines to sickly cast members, I’m sure actors and directors will have their fair share of […]

Read More Curtains 9.10.19

Adrena, Adrena and The Others

Adrena, Adrena, and the Others – The Lowry Quays Theatre. Adrena, Adrena: Daisy Dickinson and E-da Kazuhisa The Others: Samuel Kerridge, Taylor Burch, and Daisy Dickinson Reviewed 29th September on behalf of Reviews Hub Reviewer: Matthew Forrest 3 stars Two elements of early cinema were on display at the Quays Theatre this evening: the first […]

Read More Adrena, Adrena and The Others

No Hot Ashes 29.9.19

On Friday 29th September, we had the opportunity to catch local upstarts No Hot Ashes play one their biggest gigs to date at the o2 Ritz in Manchester. The band has been on tour since August in support of their debut album, Hardship Starship. Upon arriving at the Ritz it was apparent that no one else […]

Read More No Hot Ashes 29.9.19

Under Three Moons. 26.9.19

Under Three Moons – The Studio, The Lowry Director: Adam Quayle Writer: Daniel Kanaber 5 stars! Theatre company Box of Tricks have earned quite the reputation for putting on productions with a heartbeat and, more importantly, a soul. Real stories about real people, which seem to tap into our conscience. New Production from writer Daniel […]

Read More Under Three Moons. 26.9.19