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Dirty Dancing

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews the stage musical adaptation of Dirty Dancing at the Palace Theatre

There has been many a notable mother-daughter duo. Jada and Willow. Kris and Kim. Goldie and Kate. Few, however, are as notable and incredible as Judy and Liza. Heck, they’re both so legendary, people often forget that they’re mother and daughter. At 75, Liza Minnelli (Cabaret) is older than her mother, Judy Garland (The Wizard […]

Head Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Bloody Elle at the Royal Exchange Theatre – the first show at the Royal Exchange since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic


Review: Heathers

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Heathers – which is based on the cult film of the same name – at the Palace Theatre

Bat out of hell

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Jim Steinman’s Bat Out of Hell (based on the Meat Loaf album) at Manchester Opera House – where it had its world premiere in 2017


After 10 months without live theatre, it’s coming home! Whilst Manchester has an array of fabulous arts venues, there’s no place like HOME – Manchester’s centre for contemporary theatre, film, art, music and more. Live theatre is returning to HOME with an epic line-up. There is set to be over 120 regional, national and international […]