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Theatre Review: THE STRANGE UNDOING OF PRUDENCIA HART – Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester


Joanne Thomson in THE STRANGE UNDOING OF PRUDENCIA HART. Photo Credit: Johan Persson

Oozing with wit, passion, seduction and sambucas, THE STRANGE UNDOING OF PRUDENCIA HART is unlike any Christmas show you’ve seen before

5 out of 5 stars

Scottish folk songs collide with decadent karaoke in Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre new Christmas show, THE STRANGE UNDOING OF PRUDENCIA HART.

The devilish offering from award-winning writer David Greig follows protagonist Prudencia Hart, a scholar of folklore who travels ...

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Theatre Interview: Nathaniel Hall Talks FIRST TIME

Nathaniel Hall in FIRST TIME. Photo Credit: Andrew Perry

Ahead of World Aids Day, actor, writer, and HIV activist Nathaniel Hall talks about his play FIRST TIME, his role in Russell T Davies’ hit series IT’S A SIN and his work as a HIV activist.

Can you remember your first time? Nathaniel Hall most certainly does. In fact, he can’t forget it...

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Theatre Review: WHO CARES – The Lowry, Salford

Hard-hitting, emotional, and incredibly powerful, WHO CARES gives a vital insight into the lives of young carers across the country.

5 out of 5 stars

Adapted from real-life testimonies, award-winning theatre company LUNG examines the impact of austerity, our failing social care system and what happens when a child becomes the parent in their latest production, WHO CARES.

Set against a backdrop of blue school lockers, three actors are already on stage as the audience enters the intimate performing space, taking...

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Music Review: Keelie Walker – Manchester Academy, Manchester

Supporting HRVY on his UK tour, Keelie Walker’s strong vocals, infectious positivity, and engagement with the crowd make for an enjoyable performance.

4 out of 5 stars

Supporting HRVY on his 10 date UK & Ireland THIRD TIME LUCKY tour, rising pop sensation Keelie Walker makes a welcome return to the UK to perform brand new single LOVE BEAMS and a host of new music.

Entering the stage to excited cheers from the crowd, Walker begins her set with the high energy bop GIRLS NIGHT, her black and red ensemble strikin...

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Theatre Review: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG – The Lowry, Salford


THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG 2020 UK Tour Cast. Photo Credit: Robert Day

The accident-prone Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society return to Salford’s The Lowry with hilarious consequences

4.5 out of 5 stars

The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society is finally able to tour with their production of ‘Murder at Haversham Manor’, but not everything is going according to plan…

Before the production has even formally begun, one of the actors is missing and audience participation is encouraged to track him down...

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