Tag: The Lowry Theatre

Jan 15
An Inspector Calls reviewed: beguiling, intriguing and a must see

JB Priestley’s An Inspector Calls is a classic thriller. But is it still relevant for…

Dec 31
The best of Manchester theatre 2019

It’s been a great year for theatre in Manchester. It really has been the year of…

Dec 13
Dr Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas review: it’s like flicking through the famous childrens’ books

My last review of 2019 and we are off to Whoville, a place where they like Christmas a…

Dec 04
Six review: it’s playful, funny, highly original and never outstays its welcome

Imagine if the six wives of Henry VIII formed a girl band consisting of the usual…

Nov 27
Review: Matthew Bourne’s The Red Shoes is a love letter to a life in ballet

It was a sell-out even before its world premiere season opened in 2016. The Red Shoes…

Nov 26
The best Christmas shows in Manchester this year – and how to get tickets

Everybody loves a panto at Christmas. But there’s more to Christmas than pantos.…

Nov 20
Circus 1903 review: this beautiful breathtaking show is a must-see

The circus has rapidly become a dated form of entertainment. Audiences no longer want…

Nov 12
Nigel Slater’s Toast review: a sugary trip down memory lane

With the blustery weather, cold winds and relentless rain we’re having, you…

Nov 06
A circus-themed theatre production with giant elephant puppets is coming to Salford

At the turn of the century, elephants were a big part of travelling circuses.…

Oct 31
Review: Rambert Triple Bill celebrates modern dance that stands out from the crowd

Rambert is one of the world’s leading independent dance companies, known for radical,…

Oct 28
Like being scared? Like having a laugh too? Then Director’s Cut is for you

Some of the most memorable horror films haven’t just been scary. They’ve been funny…

Oct 16
The Lovely Bones review: dreamlike, hypnotic and always watchable

Alice Sebold’s best selling novel The Lovely Bones is written from the perspective of…