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Luke Sharma

photo: Manchester Theatres

Review: The Producers

Mel Brooks’ hilariously inappropriate smash hit “The Producers” is back in Manchester and it’s better than ever

photo: Manchester Theatres

Preview: The Producers

The Producers is back in Manchester after 7 long, long years. Starring Jason Manford and Phil Jupitus, The Producers is the show of the season.

Hordes of computer-generated orcs descend upon the forces of good. Photo: Warner Bros.

Review: The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies

Luke Sharma thinks the Battle of the Five Armies, while full of unnecessary CGI and redundant plot points, is as good an ending to the Hobbit trilogy as Peter Jackson could have produced

Photo: Jonathan Keenan

Review: Little Shop of Horrors

Staying true to the spirit the original musicals and movies, Royal Exchange’s play exceeds the expectations of Luke Sharma

Photo: Paramount

Feature: The Madness in the Method

Luke Sharma reflects on the process of extreme acting. In what other business could you go anorexic or obese and get a trophy for it?

Photo: Paramount Pictures

Top 5: Awful Accents

Shia LaBeouf’s failed attempt to be British isn’t the worst we have seen on the silver screen, apparently. Here are Luke Sharma’s picks for the worst accents in film

Michael Shelford as Private James Smith. Photo: Ian Tilton

Review: Early One Morning – The Octagon Theatre, Bolton

Luke Sharma attends a heart-rending production of Early One Morning at the Octagon Theatre, Bolton


TV Catch Up- Doctor Who

From the Australian jungle to the depths of outer-space to…err…Chelsea, Luke Sharma gives us his pick of last week’s TV