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Taking a Chance on Theatre

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The Lowry Theatre (Front Elevation). Photo Credit: Percy Dean

Why The Lowry’s PAY WHAT YOU DECIDE season could open your mind and your wallet to new experiences

If you’ve attended a theatre show recently, chances are it set you back a pretty penny. With the average theatre ticket costing £24.96 in 2016, a trip to the theatre can be an expensive night out for most...

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Behind the Scenes of HEDDA GABLER

Behind the Scenes of HEDDA GABLER

Frankly My Dear UK go backstage at The Lowry to discover how HEDDA GABLER is brought to life on stage

Following it’s sold out run at the National Theatre earlier this year, the critically acclaimed HEDDA GABLER heads to The Lowry this week as part of a five month long UK tour.

Based on Henrik Ibsen’s classic play, HEDDA GABLER tells the story of a woman trapped in a new marriage and bored with life...

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The Mystery of HUSH HUSH at The Lowry

HUSH HUSH at The Lowry Artwork

We don our best Sherlock gear in an attempt to find out more about HUSH HUSH at The Lowry

Here at Frankly My Dear UK, we love a good mystery so when we heard about The Lowry’s HUSH HUSH performance, we instantly set out to find out more. 

Billed as a “secret performance”, HUSH HUSH forms part of The Lowry’s Pay What You Decide (PWYD) season. Instead of paying for a ticket in advance, audiences are asked to pay what they think the show is worth at the end of the performance...

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The Hottest Theatre Tickets in Town

London Night Lights

From big-name musicals to award-winning plays, we take a look at the hottest theatre tickets in London’s West End

If you’re planning a trip to London over the next few months, no visit is complete without a trip to London’s West End.

Alongside Broadway in New York, London’s West End boasts the highest quality theatre in the world and with over 40 different productions to choose from, it’s not hard to see why.

Whether you fancy watching a big-name musical or an award-winning play, Londo...

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All-Star Cast Attend Media Launch of New WIND IN THE WILLOWS Musical

Cast of Wind in the Willows

The cast and creatives behind Julian Fellowes’ new musical adaption of THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS gave theatre fans a first glimpse into the new musical at the official media launch at The Lowry on Monday. 

Fra Fee, Neil McDermott and Sophia Nomvete wowed guests with performances of three new musical numbers from the new British production, with theatre producer Jamie Hendry and lyrist Anthony Drewe providing a unique insight into the making of the project.

Based on the classic novel by Kenneth...

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THE HOLLYWOOD SPECIAL EFFECTS SHOW Heads to The Lowry

The Hollywood Special Effects Show

Go behind-the-scenes to discover the science and secrets of creating movie magic

The glitz, glamour and gore of Hollywood heads to The Lowry this weekend for an explosive half-term treat for all the family.

THE HOLLYWOOD SPECIAL EFFECTS SHOW takes you behind the scenes of the UK’s favourite films to discover the science and secrets of creating movie magic.

Billed as a family show suitable for children aged 6 or over, the 110 minute show is a showcase of horror effects, pyrotechnics and gore.

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THE DOCK LAUNCH NIGHT – The Lowry, Salford

The Dock Launch Night at The Lowry

Knock on the door, hang up your coat and grab a chair, THE DOCK is open!

As part of WEEK 53, the normally restricted backstage area of The Lowry known as THE DOCK, has opened to the public for the very first time.

The unseen space between the Lyric and Quays theatres has been transformed by artist David Shearing into a festival hub, acting as a bar, a pop-up café, a meeting place, a performance space and a place to hang out between festival events.

For those who haven’t heard of the festival,...

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First Look: Kit Harington in DOCTOR FAUSTUS

Kit Harington in rehearsals for Doctor Faustus. Picture Matt Humphrey

Kit Harington in rehearsals for DOCTOR FAUSTUS. Image Credit: Matt Humphrey

New images released of Kit Harington in rehearsals for his title role in DOCTOR FAUSTUS

Rehearsal images of the cast of DOCTOR FAUSTUS have been released ahead of opening night at Duke of York’s Theatre in London’s West End on Saturday 9 April.

Directed by Jamie Lloyd, the explosive new production stars GAME OF THRONES actor Kit Harington in the title role, alongside Olivier Award-winner Jenna Russell as Mephistophe...

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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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What’s On at The Lowry in February 2016

Shrek The Musical

Shrek The Musical, A Girl Is A Half Formed Thing and Paddy McGuinness all head to The Lowry this month

The Lowry has released details of its upcoming shows with a whopping 29 shows performing at the award-winning venue during February.

From musicals and plays to stand-up comedy and live music events, The Lowry certainly has something for everyone this month. We’ve picked out a handful of the best shows for you to catch below.

Shrek The Musical

Shrek at the Lowry

Direct from the West End, SHREK THE MUSICAL tak...

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