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THE BUSINESS OF MURDER, Oldham Coliseum, to February 28
RICHARD Harris’s credentials as a stage and TV writer have been displayed...
Date Online: 25/02/2015
The Halle Orchestra Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
VALENTINE’S Day gave the Halle Orchestra an excuse to pull love songs from every decade...
Date Online: 17/02/2015
Royal Exchange, Manchester, to March 7
VICTORIAN Manchester must have been an extraordinary and terrifying place; a city of rapidly expanding...
Date Online: 11/02/2015
Halle Orchestra, Bridgewater Hall Manchester
Xuefei Yang put her own stamp on one of the world’s most popular concerti with the...
Date Online: 06/02/2015
THE MIST IN THE MIRROR
(Oldham Coliseum, to February 21 then on tour)
BRAVE? I’ll say it’s brave.
Not so much the spooky,...
Date Online: 04/02/2015
JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
Mossley AODS Youth Company, George Lawton Hall, Mossley
SURELY this Lloyd Webber-Rice money-spinner has been done...
Date Online: 29/01/2015
EAST IS EAST
Opera House, Manchester
BACK in 1996, Ayub Khan Din, fresh from a role as a pony-tailed business man in...
Date Online: 27/01/2015
Halle Orchestra New Year concert
NEW Year wouldn’t be New Year without a Viennese-style musical celebration.
The Halle Orchestra brought its own...
Date Online: 05/01/2015
NOTHING defines Christmas like a good James Bond movie.
And yesterday Manchester’s Halle Orchestra gave us decades of Bond in...
Date Online: 30/12/2014
Shrek the Musical, Palace, Manchester, to January 11
YOU might think the producers of this show were on a hiding to...
Date Online: 04/12/2014
Halle Orchestra Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
VIOLINIST Esther Yoo swept on to the stage at the Bridgewater Hall to give an unforgettable...
Date Online: 25/11/2014
OLDHAM SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Oldham Hulme Grammar School
HAMPSHIRE-born young violinist Laura Rickard joined members of Oldham Symphony Orchestra in a telling performance...
Date Online: 25/11/2014
Aladdin, Oldham Coliseum, to January 10
THIS year’s Coliseum panto breezes into life with a great rendition of Pharrell Williams’ “Happy”...
Date Online: 18/11/2014
(Opera House, Manchester, to Saturday)
Agatha Christie’s early and only play featuring Hercule Poirot has been getting fairly good reviews...
Date Online: 18/11/2014
A FAREWELL TO ARMS
(Lowry Quays, to tomorrow)
HEMINGWAY’S first big hit novel, about the Italian campaign of the First World War,...
Date Online: 14/11/2014
OLDHAM Choral Society gave a moving performance of “Eternal Light” by composer, choral guru and educator Howard Goodall.
The eclectic work...
Date Online: 11/11/2014
(Palace, Manchester, to November 15)
Cameron Mackintosh has picked up the twirling baton of this much-liked circus-based show and done a...
Date Online: 06/11/2014
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Royal Exchange, Manchester to Nov 29
IF you want an almost Jacobean lunge into family...
Date Online: 05/11/2014
UNDISPUTED Queen of Jazz Ella Fitzgerald was the inspiration for Saturday’s Bridgewater Hall concert, which saw the Halle join a...
Date Online: 04/11/2014
THREE MEN IN A BOAT
I WANTED to like this one; I really did. I was a big admirer of...
Date Online: 30/10/2014
THE PICTURE OF DOREEN GRAY, Oldham Coliseum
MANCHESTER duo Lip Service - Maggie Fox and Sue Ryding - have been doing...
Date Online: 22/10/2014
I HONESTLY thought my Disney days were behind me.
A teenage daughter, another not far off and a five-year-old boy who...
Date Online: 16/10/2014
Happy Birthday Sunita
RIFCO Arts’ previous shows at the Coliseum have been a bit hit and miss — “Britain’s Got...
Date Online: 08/10/2014
THE Halle swept into its 2014-15 Pops season on Saturday with a classical extravaganza featuring some of the most popular...
Date Online: 06/10/2014
Lotty’s War, Opera House, Manchester, to Saturday
BILLED as a “passionate wartime thriller”, Lotty’s War is Guernsey native Giuliano Crispini’s attempt...
Date Online: 03/10/2014
THICK AS THIEVES, Pop-up theatre, Mumps, to October 11
Last year Mark Whiteley’s Hard Graft company entertained us with “I Love...
Date Online: 25/09/2014
BLACKADDER GOES FORTH
George Lawton Hall, Mossley
LIKE the World War One soldiers who went over the top, this Mossley AODS production...
Date Online: 17/09/2014
In Manchester for a month as it begins its hotly-anticipated first British tour, this global musical phenomenon succeeds...
Date Online: 11/09/2014
OUR DAY OUT
THE Coliseum is going to get a reputation it might find increasingly hard to live up to...
Date Online: 10/09/2014
HAPPY DAYS, Lowry, to Saturday
I’m tempted to suggest the title should be taken ironically: this musical, based on the...
Date Online: 26/06/2014