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The Woman In Black UK Tour

REVIEW | The Woman in Black | UK Tour

The chilling thriller has been around for years, yet still attracts a tremendous amount of frightened audience members. It’s a traditional story that feels fresh and is executed excellently. Arthur Kipps (David Acton) has written a spine-tingling play relating to an experience he had many years ago. The concept of the production is a play within…

REVIEW | MK Ultra | Rosie Kay Dance Company

“This is fake theatre” are the words that pop up on the triangular screen to open choreographer Rosie Kay’s new dance production MK Ultra. Never has there been a time more relevant for Rosie to explore the idea of conspiracy theories and ‘fake news’.  In a previous interview, Rosie told me: “‘Fake News’ and ‘Alternative Facts’ have…

REVIEW | Grease | UK Tour

Grease was the word last night at the Palace Theatre in Manchester, as the brand new UK tour opened. Bringing back the classic hit songs through the narrative we all know and love, this production of Grease felt fresh and had some impressive production values.  Telling the iconic tale of two high school sweethearts Danny…

REVIEW | Hansel & Gretel | Opera North

Opera North bring Engelbert Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel to the stage and it is a glorious modern adaptation of the classic fairy tale. After seeing a lot of Opera North’s traditional operas, it was refreshing to see something with a contemporary twist. Adapting the story from the classic tale, Hansel and Gretel live in an inner city…