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Theatre Review: Northern Broadsides HARD TIMES – The Lowry, Salford

Howard Chadwick and Andrew Price in Northern Broadsides' HARD TIMES.

Howard Chadwick and Andrew Price in Northern Broadsides adaption of HARD TIMES. Photo: Nobby Clark

The warmth and camaraderie of the circus becomes the antidote to the cold, unfeeling world of Coketown in Northern Broadsides adaption of Charles Dickens’ HARD TIMES

With a title like HARD TIMES, it’s easy to mistake Charles Dickens’ novel of repression and longing as being a bit grim but behind this sweeping tale of supressed love, seduction and social mores is a story full of colour, life and m...

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Theatre Review: A Christmas Carol – New Playhouse, Manchester

Flanagan Collective A Christmas Carol

Festive, fun and fabulous, The Flanagan Collective’s A Christmas Carol will have you whipped up into the festive spirit quicker than you can suck a Humbug

Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is my favourite Christmas story so you can imagine my excitement when I received an invite to The Flanagan Collective’s festive adaptation at Manchester’s New Playhouse...

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