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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Motown the musical 19.9.19

Motown: The Musical – Empire Theatre, Liverpool Book: Berry Gordy Music and Lyrics: The Legendary Motown Catalogue Director: Charles Randolph-Wright Musical Supervision & Arrangements: Ethan Popp. Originally reviewed on behalf of Reviews Hub If you can cherry pick from a back catalogue of one of the most successful record labels in popular music, a label […]

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