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 […]

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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, […]

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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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Jerry Springer The Opera – 11.8.19

Jerry Springer The Opera – Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester Composer, Lyricist, Book: Richard Thomas Additional Lyrics & Book: Stewart Lee Director: James Baker Written on behalf of Reviews Hub 5 stars Talk about making a statement and putting yourself on the map! That’s precisely what Northern Ricochet have gone and done with their inarguable production. […]

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Cotton Clouds Festival 16-17.8.19

Cotton Clouds Festival – 16-17.8.19 So we’re well into the festival season, with the sunshine beaming down on Glastonbury this year, it seems everyone has the festival bug. I mean who wouldn’t want to get out out into a field with their pals, drink some warm beer and listen to some quality live music. These […]

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Olympia 26.7.19

Olympia – Yes, Manchester This week saw a heatwave hit the UK of proportions none of us were prepared for: cue office staff complaining that they don’t mind it hot but this is “too hot”, and town centres across the land festooned with men of all shapes and sizes strutting about the place as if […]

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The Kooks, Castlefield Bowl 12.07.19

Once again Manchester seems to be the eye of the hurricane for cultural and sporting events: with Old Trafford playing an integral part of the Cricket World Cup, the biannual behemoth that is the Manchester International Festival and, of course, the now traditional Sounds of The City Festival. Taking place at Castlefield Bowl and located […]

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