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Theatre Editor Jay Darcy, Ana Maria Ortiz and Alan Cook review the worldwide premiere of the musical adaptation of Back to the Future, starring Tony winner Roger Bart, at the Opera House in Manchester

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Review: ‘Mallets’

‘The stakes are high and the tensions higher.” This statement from the description of the play was certainly true of the University of Manchester Drama Society’s latest production, ‘Mallets’, written by Rex Fisher and directed by Merle Wheldon-Posner and Felix Firth. Set in summer in a garden in South Gloucestershire, the fast-paced and entertaining comedy […]

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Live Review: Leon Bridges

Manchester Academy gets a throwback to soulful sounds with a modern twist in the form of cool, charismatic immensely talented singer-songwriter Leon Bridges

Review: Crazy Rich Asians

This week marked the UK release of 2018’s much anticipated film Crazy Rich Asians directed by Jon M. Chu. A young couple, Rachel (Constance Wu) and Nick (Henry Golding), travel to Singapore for a friend’s wedding and to meet Nick’s family, who, unbeknownst to Rachel, are insanely rich and not the most welcoming. Crazy Rich […]

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Review: Aldo

Alana Cook revels in the whimsy of Lucio Gray’s Aldo, part of the Drama Society’s MIFTA season 2018