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Theatre Review: 30 DAYS OF THE SMITHS – The Lowry, Salford

‘The Smiths outside Salford Lads Club’. Image courtesy of Stephen Wright.

‘The Smiths outside Salford Lads Club’. Image courtesy of Stephen Wright.

Despite its initial promise, 30 DAYS OF THE SMITHS fails to transfer from page to stage

30 DAYS OF THE SMITHS makes its world premiere as part of WEEK 53 at The Lowry this week, with a special performance at THE DOCK LAUNCH NIGHT.

Described a new art ‘sound installation’, 30 DAYS OF THE SMITHS interweaves the music and lyrics of British guitar group THE SMITHS with visual imagery and electronic music by UK sound artis...

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Theatre Review: STAR BOY PRODUCTIONS – The Lowry, Salford

Star Boy Productions

From fake marriages to scam contracts, STAR BOY PRODUCTIONS examine the psyche of African migrants in Europe

To mark the launch night of the newly opened THE DOCK space, STAR BOY PRODUCTIONS perform the first of two productions for WEEK 53 at The Lowry.

Created by Etuwe Bright Junior, Aloys Kwaakum and Lateef Babatunde of Star Boy Collective, STAR BOY PRODUCTIONS attempts to examine the psyche of African migrants in Europe, poking fun at the clandestine survival tactics they resort to in order ...

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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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