Category The Lowry

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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Theatre Review: THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY – The Lowry, Salford

The cast of THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY

Fast, furious and side-splittingly funny, THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY is a brilliantly funny farce full of inventiveness and fun

Following the phenomenal sell-out success of their multi-award-winning comedy THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, Mischief Theatre make a welcome return to Salford’s The Lowry with their latest West End smash hit THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY.

Set in 1950s Minneapolis, THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY follows escaped convict Mitch (Liam Jeavons) and his screwball sideki...

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Theatre Review: CILLA THE MUSICAL – The Lowry, Salford

Kara Lily Hayworth as Cilla Black in CILLA THE MUSICAL. Photo: Matt Martin

Kara Lily Hayworth as Cilla Black in CILLA THE MUSICAL. Photo: Matt Martin

CILLA THE MUSICAL is an entertaining tribute to the life and music of Cilla Black

In many ways, it was a brave decision to bring CILLA THE MUSICAL to the stage. While Cilla’s rags-to-riches story is certainly a fascinating one, the late pop star’s back catalogue is hardly big enough to fill a two-hour jukebox musical. Yet, somehow Jeff Pope’s heart-warming musical adaptation works.

Inspired by the critically acclaim...

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INTERVIEW: Kara Lily Hayworth Talks CILLA THE MUSICAL

Kara Lily Hayworth as Cilla Black in CILLA THE MUSICAL. Photo: Matt Martin

Kara Lily Hayworth as Cilla Black in CILLA THE MUSICAL. Photo: Matt Martin

Kara Lily Hayworth talks about taking on the iconic role of Cilla Black in CILLA THE MUSICAL

Following the success of the critically acclaimed ITV mini-series, CILLA THE MUSICAL finally heads to Salford’s The Lowry next week for a week-long run.

Based on the life of Cilla Black, CILLA THE MUSICAL follows the extraordinary life of the ordinary teenage girl from Liverpool, Priscilla White, and her rocky, yet incredible, ...

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Katherine Kingsley steals the show as the blue-eyed soul singer in Jonathan Harvey's new musical DUSTY

Katherine Kingsley as Dusty and Roberta Taylor as Kay in DUSTY

Katherine Kingsley as Dusty and Roberta Taylor as Kay in DUSTY. Photo Credit: Johan Persson

Katherine Kingsley steals the show as the blue-eyed soul singer in Jonathan Harvey’s new musical DUSTY

Few singers are as loved, revered and fondly remembered as Dusty Springfield. But behind the hits, the hair and the husky voice was a complex and troubled artist as Jonathan Harvey’s new musical DUSTY demonstrates.

Drawing on personal memories of those who knew her best, DUSTY is a warts-and-all biogr...

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Julia Donaldson Interview:

Emma Carroll as Lily Ladybird in WHAT THE LADYBIRD HEARD.

Emma Carroll as Lily Ladybird in WHAT THE LADYBIRD HEARD. Photo: Michael Jean-Marain

Prize-winning author Julia Donaldson talks about the new stage production of WHAT THE LADYBIRD HEARD

Anyone with young children will be familiar with Julia Donaldson...

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Theatre Review: LOVE FROM A STRANGER – The Lowry, Salford

Helen Bradbury in LOVE FROM A STRANGER.

Helen Bradbury in LOVE FROM A STRANGER. Photo Credit: Sheila Burnett

Lucy Bailey ramps up the tension in her adaption of Agatha Christie’s 1936 play LOVE FROM A STRANGER

Lucy Bailey’s slick new adaptation of Agatha Christie’s 1936 play LOVE FROM A STRANGER is tense and entertaining, with a good blend of grit and lightheartedness, which creates an enjoyable piece of entertainment.

Based on Christie’s short story, Philomel Cottage, Christie adapted the story for the stage herself...

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Theatre Review: THE LAST SHIP – The Lowry, Salford

Marvin Ford, Michael Blair, Matt Corner, Joe Caffrey and Richard Fleeshman in THE LAST SHIP

Marvin Ford, Michael Blair, Matt Corner, Joe Caffrey & Richard Fleeshman in THE LAST SHIP. Photo: Pamela Raith

Heartwarming and powerful, Sting’s musical THE LAST SHIP looks set to become a new British classic

Sting’s new musical, THE LAST SHIP, looks set to join the likes of classics such as BILLY ELLIOT, BRASSED OFF and THE FULL MONTY in the world of theatre...

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Theatre Review: YEAR OF WONDERS – The Lowry, Salford

YEAR OF WONDERS is a captivating tale of a tiny village stricken by Bubonic Plague in the mid-1600’s

Based on the 2001 novel by Geraldine Brooks, YEAR OF WONDERS tells the story of a housemaid named Anna Frith who must find the strength to confront the disintegration of her community and the lure of illicit love when an infected bolt of cloth carries plague to an isolated village. 

Adapted for the stage by Jane Arnfield and Mike Alfreds, who have previously worked together on THE TIN RING...

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Theatre Review: Maeve Binchy’s MINDING FRANKIE The Lowry, Salford

Clare Barrett and Steve Blount in MINDING FRANKIE.

Clare Barrett and Steve Blount in MINDING FRANKIE. Photo Credit: Breda Cashe

Maeve Binchy’s MINDING FRANKIE is a sweet, heartwarming story that asks what it really takes to be a parent

Maeve Binchy’s last novel MINDING FRANKIE has been brought to life on stage in a new adaption by Shay Linehan. 

Based on the 2010 novel of the same name, MINDING FRANKIE tells the story of Noel whose life is suddenly turned upside down when a former fling with tells him she’s pregnant with his baby – and that ...

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