Catching up with stand up Schalk Bezuidenhout ahead of his Mancunian debut
As Schalk Bezuidenhout takes the stage across the UK, we caught up with the award-winning South African comedian on what to expect from his energising shows.
Royal Exchange Theatre hosts an uprising
No Pay? No Way!, a contemporary retelling of Dario Fo’s Can’t Pay? Won’t Pay!, is having its UK premiere at the Royal Exchange Theatre
Live review: Lyra at Canvas: “Wonder Woman on Steroid”
Lyra’s concert in Canvas was a reminder of the power of live music to bring people together and to create unforgettable moments
How I actually enjoyed the ending: A How I Met Your Mother retrospective
As far as bad endings go, How I Met Your Mother’s was doomed since its inception. But why? And what could have saved the show?
So Help Me Todd review: Perky procedural shows promise
New TV series So Help Me Todd skilfully blends situational comedy with procedural drama
Manchester Opera House prepares for a massacre
Death Drop is back with a brand-new story and a killer cast, including Jujubee, Cheryl Hole, Victoria Scone, Kitty Scott-Claus, and LoUis CYfer
Review: Ginny Lemon and Sister Sister – You Keep Me Hangin’ On
Drag Race UK’s Ginny Lemon and Sister Sister had us hanging on for dear life at Contact
Sashay away to the sofa: The best TV shows to celebrate LGBTQIA+ History month
The Mancunion has five of the best LGBTQIA+ television shows that you can binge this LGBTQIA+ History Month!
The Lowry is feeling proud (sort of)
Pride & Prejudice* (*sort of), a fun, feminist retelling of Jane Austen’s seminal novel, is welcoming in the new year at The Lowry
HOME steals Christmas
Who’s Holiday, a sequel to and parody of The Grinch, has its European Premiere at HOME – starring Miz Cracker
Review: Cocktails and Cinquains #2
Cocktails and Cinquains returned for a second event at Contact, following its debut at Keisha Thompson’s welcome party
In Conversation: Daniel Howell (danisnotonfire)
Head Music Editor Sarah Taylor chats to Daniel Howell about his (anti-)YouTube career and his first ever solo stand-up tour, We’re All Doomed!
Review: Alan Partridge Live – Stratagem
Film Editor Benjy Klauber-Griffiths reviews Stratagem with Alan Patridge at AO Arena
Review: Electric Rosary
Head of Culture Michal Wasileswki reviews Electric Rosary at the Royal Exchange Theatre
Aha! Alan Partridge comes to Manchester
Stratagem, starring Steve Coogan as Alan Partridge, plays at Manchester’s AO Arena as part of its UK tour
Review: Saving Britney
Is there more to #FreeBritney than meets the eye? Saving Britney follows a fan’s love affair with the star, who secretly saves her.
Cold One Liners, Hate the Shelf, Comedy Red Flag Time
Anna Nixon hilariously tells all on red and green flags when it comes to conversations about comedy in the current dating scene.
Review: Private Lives
Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Noël Coward’s Private Lives at the Lowry, starring Patricia Hodge OBE and Nigel Havers
Don’t Look Up: No need for subtlety in McKay’s perfect satire for the modern world
Full of black humour and intentional heavy-handedness, Don’t Look Up is a hilarious satire for our times and a wake-up call for humanity.