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Win a Pair of Tickets to JOSIE LONG at Cutty Sark Studio Theatre

JOSIE LONG

British comedian JOSIE LONG is to perform at Cutty Sark. Photo: Giles Smith

Win 2 x tickets to see JOSIE LONG at Cutty Sark Studio Theatre on 11 April 2016

Fancy getting your hands on a pair of tickets to see JOSIE LONG? Frankly My Dear UK is giving away two tickets to see the award-winning British comedian at Cutty Sark Studio Theatre on 11 April 2016.

The triple Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and presenter of Radio 4’s SHORT CUTS takes to the stage for her latest stand-up tour.

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Birmingham Royal Ballet’s ROMEO AND JULIET – The Lowry, Salford

Joseph Caley as Romeo and Momoko Hirata as Juliet. Image Credit: Andrew Ross

Joseph Caley as Romeo and Momoko Hirata as Juliet in BRB’s ROMEO & JULIET. Image Credit: Andrew Ross

Passionate, emotional and breathtaking, Birmingham Royal Ballet’s adaptation of ROMEO AND JULIET is simply spectacular

Birmingham Royal Ballet’s 2016 Shakespeare season looks amazing. The world-class ballet company is performing seven ballets at 10 venues across the UK as part of the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death...

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Pixie Lott To Star In BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S

Matt Barber and Pixie Lott in rehearsals for Breakfast at Tiffany's. Credit: Sean Ebsworth Barnes

Matt Barber and Pixie Lott in rehearsals for Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Image Credit: Sean Ebsworth Barnes

Rehearsals have started for the UK tour of BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S which stars Pixie Lott in the iconic role as Holly Golightly.

Based on the 1961 film starring Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard, the romantic comedy tells the story of a young New York socialite who becomes interested in a young, penniless writer who has moved into her apartment building...

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Paddy McGuinness: Daddy McGuinness – The Lowry, Salford

Paddy McGuinness Daddy McGuiness at The Lowry

5 years after his last tour, comedian Paddy McGuinness makes his long-awaited return to the stage with his latest stand-up tour Daddy McGuinness.

The 42-year old comedian from Farnworth in Lancashire, first rose to fame in 2000 after appearing on Peter Kay’s Phoenix Nights and Max and Paddy’s Road to Nowhere. He is best known as the TV host of ITV’s dating game show Take Me Out and Channel 4’s Benchmark and has numerous sell out tours and best-selling DVDs under his belt.

McGuinness’ ...

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Jos Vantyler Talks Shakespeare and THE MERRY WIVES

Actor Jos Vantyler. Image Credit: Rosalind Hobley

Actor Jos Vantyler. Image Credit: Rosalind Hobley

Actor Jos Vantyler discusses Shakespeare and his role in THE MERRY WIVES

Jos Vantyler certainly knows his Shakespeare. In the past 10 years, the award-winning actor has performed in a number of Shakespeare plays including ROMEO AND JULIET (2006), LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST (2012) and KING LEAR (2013), both here in the UK as well as in America.

This month, Vantyler returns to the stage in Northern Broadsides production of THE MERRY WIVES...

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Music Review: Paul Carrack Soul Shadows 2016 UK Tour – The Lowry, Salford

Paul Carrack UK Tour 2016

This review was originally posted on The Reviews Hub. 

Ask most people if they know who Paul Carrack is and chances are, you’ll be met by a blank stare. But while you may not recognise the name, you’ll certainly know the voice. Dubbed as ‘The Man with the Golden Voice’ by the BBC, the Sheffield-born singer/songwriter is the talent behind an array of UK pop hits including The Living Years, Tempted, How Long and Over My Shoulder.

Carrack first rose to prominence in the mid-1970s as the...

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Theatre Review: HUSBANDS & SONS – Royal Exchange, Manchester

Husbands and Sons

Intense, gritty and powerful, Ann Marie Duff and Louise Brealey shine in HUSBANDS & SONS

Marianne Elliott makes a welcome return to the Royal Exchange with HUSBANDS & SONS, a major co-production with the National Theatre starring Anne-Marie Duff and Joe Armstrong.

Adapted for stage by the National Theatre’s Associate Director Ben Power, HUSBANDS & SONS interweaves three singular D H Lawrence plays (A COLLIER’S FRIDAY NIGHT, THE WIDOWING OF MRS HOLROYD and THE DAUGHTER IN LAW) into one standalon...

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Theatre Review: CHIP SHOP CHIPS – The Hub, Salford

Chip Shop Chips

CHIP SHOP CHIPS is a funny and warm-hearted play which will leave you with a full belly and a smile on your face

Seven years after her collaboration with Box of Tricks on LETTING IN AIR (2009), acclaimed playwright Becky Prestwich makes a welcome return to the stage with her new play CHIP SHOP CHIPS.

Set during the grand reopening of Booth’s Fish & Chip Shop, CHIP SHOP CHIPS is a funny and nostalgic tale of family, love and the nation’s favourite food...

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Lee Nelson: Suited and Booted – The Lowry, Salford

Lee Nelson Suited and Booted at The Lowry

Lee Nelson attempts to move away from the chavvy south London wide-boy act which made his name in his latest stand-up tour Suited and Booted.

Best known for his BBC Three show Lee Nelson’s Well Good Show, as well as his high profile pranks such as invading Kanye West’s headline set at Glastonbury, Nelson may have swapped his usual tracksuit and baseball cap for a smart two-piece but his loutish and seemingly unintelligent comedy is as evident as ever.

Nelson, played by comedian Simon Brodki...

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THE SOLID LIFE OF SUGAR WATER – Royal Exchange, Manchester

Patrick Baldwin

Genevieve Barr and Arthur Hughes star in THE SOLID LIFE OF SUGAR WATER. Image: Patrick Baldwin

THE SOLID LIFE OF SUGAR WATER is an intimate portrait of loss, hurt and recovery

Following its premiere at the 2015 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Jack Thorne’s new play THE SOLID LIFE OF SUGAR WATER heads to Royal Exchange this week as part of a national tour. 

Directed by Amit Sharma, THE SOLID LIFE OF SUGAR WATER tells the story of Phil and Alice, a young couple trying to understand their relationshi...

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