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Review: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang has been reeling in the positive reviews this year, as critics generally agree that this show is one ...

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Review: Sweet Charity

This musical follows the unlucky in love Charity a dancer-for-hire at Times Square Dance Hall. The musical begins dramatically with Charity being ...

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Review: An Evening of Puccini

Having never seen any Opera myself, I was wary of being inadequate to the task of reviewing The Opera Shack’s inaugural performance, ...

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Review: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

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Review: Sweet Charity

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Review: An Evening of Puccini

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Review: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

The audience at the Lowry were treated to a wonderful performance that was visually superb and entertaining from beginning to end

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Review: Sweet Charity

This reinvention of the classic Broadway musical will have you laughing, clapping and ready to dance the night away

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Review: An Evening of Puccini

An opera with a twist, it’s both funny and accessible

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Interview: VANT

Amy Matthews sits down with rockers VANT to talk about Theresa May, Manchester crowds and their forthcoming album DUMB BLOOD.

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Review: Much Ado About Nothing

Hilariously funny and another triumph for the Royal Shakespeare Company

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Review: When Both Sides Surrender

The 2011 riots are dramatised to tremendous effect, an excellent production by a local Manchester theatre

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Review: Billy Elliot The Musical

This toe-tapping smash hit musical will have you crying and laughing and everything in-between

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Review: Love’s Labour’s Lost

Love Labour’s Lost and Much Ado About Nothing have been paired sharing the same cast and set on different nights, after watching Love Labour’s Lost Jennifer Sterne argues that the impact of their pairing would be more effective if shown as a double-bill

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Review: Police Cops

An hour long show of madcap physical theatre, acted with aplomb

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Interview: Daisy Lewis

The Mancunion spoke to Daisy Lewis about being apart of the National Youth Theatre and why you should audition

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Review: Ghosts

Henrik Ibsen’s play Ghosts is revitalised in an enthralling and thought-provoking new production at HOME Manchester

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Review: The Full Monty

The Full Monty is showing at the Manchester Opera House, and it is a wonderfully funny and emotive performance throughout