INTERVIEW: Wendi Peters Talks SALAD DAYS

Wendi Peters as Lady Raeburn in SALAD DAYS. Photo Credit: Mark Senior.

Wendi Peters as Lady Raeburn in SALAD DAYS. Photo Credit: Mark Senior.

Wendi Peters talks about her role as Lady Raeburn in SALAD DAYS which heads to Salford’s The Lowry this week

Having charmed audiences around the world with their award-winning all-male H.M.S. PINAFORE and THE MIKADO, Regan De Wynter Williams makes a welcome return to Salford’s The Lowry with SALAD DAYS.

Starring TV and West End star Wendi Peters, SALAD DAYS tells the light-hearted tale of recent graduates Timothy and Jane, ...

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Theatre Review: THOR AND LOKI – The Lowry, Salford

The cast of THOR AND LOKI. Photo Credit: Geraint Lewis

The cast of House of Blakewell’s THOR AND LOKI. Photo Credit: Geraint Lewis

House of Blakewell’s THOR AND LOKI is a camp, comedic and a completely bonkers romp through the Nine Realms

Fresh from their run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, House of Blakewell bring their new musical comedy THOR AND LOKI to Salford’s The Lowry.

As Thor (Harry Blake) approaches his 34 birthday, the God of Thunder is having an identity crisis...

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Film Review: ANCHOR AND HOPE

Natalia Tena, David Verdaguer, and Oona Chaplin in Anchor and Hope (2017)

Natalia Tena, David Verdaguer and Oona Chaplin in ANCHOR AND HOPE (2017)

Smart and funny, ANCHOR AND HOPE is a bittersweet story about love, life and longing

Following the success of his first feature film 10,000 KM, Carlos Marques-Marcet returns to the big screen with ANCHOR AND HOPE, a bittersweet story about love, life and longing.

ANCHOR AND HOPE tells the story of lesbian couple Eva (Oona Chaplin) and Kat (Natalia Tena) whose relationship is put under strain when Kat’s close friend Roger (D...

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Theatre Review: OTHELLOMACBETH – HOME, Manchester

The cast of OTHELLOMACBETH at HOME, Manchester. Photo Credit: Helen Murray

The cast of OTHELLOMACBETH at HOME, Manchester. Photo Credit: Helen Murray

OTHELLOMACBETH offers a unique retelling of two of Shakespeare’s most brutal plays, highlighting the perspective of the female characters in a very modern way

As the Royal Exchange plays host to QUEEN MARGARET, a new play about Margaret of Anjou taken from Shakespeare’s original text, HOME, in collaboration with Lyric Hammersmith, go one step further by merging two classic Shakespeare texts into one with OTHELLOMACBETH...

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Theatre Review: MATILDA THE MUSICAL – Palace Theatre, Manchester

The cast of MATILDA THE MUSICAL UK Tour. Photo Credit: Manuel Harlan

The cast of MATILDA THE MUSICAL UK Tour. Photo Credit: Manuel Harlan

With its witty gags, jaw-dropping magic tricks, fabulous songs and dazzling sets, MATILDA THE MUSICAL is pure theatrical gold

When West End fixture MATILDA THE MUSICAL announced it was embarking on its first UK national tour, my popularity went through the roof. I was suddenly bombarded with a flurry of text messages and endless requests to be my ‘plus one’ to press night...

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INTERVIEW: DJ Paulette Talks HOMEBIRD

DJ Paulette

Former Hacienda legend DJ Paulette talks to Frankly My Dear UK about her new art installation HOMEBIRD

Former Hacienda legend DJ Paulette swaps the turntables for art in a new installation titled HOMEBIRD which opens at The Lowry this weekend.

Following the success of Paddy Hartley and THREAD, HOMEBIRD is the third in The Lowry’s Edit series of gallery projects and collaborations...

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Film Review: A SIMPLE FAVOUR

Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively in A SIMPLE FAVOUR (2018)

Anna Kendrick as Stephanie and Blake Lively as Emily in A SIMPLE FAVOUR (2018)

Lavish, funny and a little deranged, Paul Feig’s A SIMPLE FAVOUR a jaunty mystery and a tart black comedy all rolled into one

Paul Feig may be best known for film comedies such as BRIDESMAIDS (2011), SPY (2015) and GHOSTBUSTERS (2016) but the director now tries his hand at the mystery drama genre with his latest film A SIMPLE FAVOUR.

Based on Darcey Bell’s 2017 novel, A SIMPLE FAVOUR opens with Stephanie Smothers (A...

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INTERVIEW: Genevieve Gaunt Talks DUSTY & ME

Luke Newberry and Genevieve Gaunt in Dusty and Me (2016)

Luke Newberry as Dusty and Genevieve Gaunt as Chrissie in DUSTY & ME.

British actress Genevieve Gaunt talks to Frankly My Dear UK about taking on the romantic lead in Betsan Morris Evans’ new family comedy DUSTY & ME

Harry Potter fans will no doubt recognise Genevieve Gaunt as Draco Malfoy’s girlfriend Pansy Parkinson in HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN (2004) but outside of the franchise, the British actress has been making magic of her own.

Since making her film debut at age 14, G...

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Comedy Review: Dylan Moran – DR COSMOS – The Lowry, Salford

Dylan Morris Dr Cosmos Tour

Dylan Moran offers his unique take on love, politics, misery and the everyday absurdities of life in his latest show DR COSMOS

If you want to know how Dylan Moran copes with life and all its little infuriating injustices, then Dr Cosmos is the show for you! Moran’s observations on the philosophical questions, the meaning of life, how the internet has changed the world we live in as we knew it then and know it now, couples and just how weird and quite frankly, just how ridiculous they are.

Mor...

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INTERVIEW: Kevin Kennedy Talks ROCK OF AGES

Kevin Kennedy in ROCK OF AGES

Kevin Kennedy talks to Frankly My Dear UK about his role as Dennis Dupree in 80s rock musical ROCK OF AGES

Smash-hit musical ROCK OF AGES heads to Manchester’s Opera House later this month with a familiar face taking on one of the roles.

Kevin Kennedy, best known for his portrayal of Curly Watts in TV soap opera CORONATION STREET, will play nightclub manager and former rock impresario Dennis Dupree in the rock musical.

Set in the 1980s, ROCK OF AGES tells the story of small town girl Sherrie ...

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