Review: Shrek the Musical | Palace Theatre Manchester

Shrek the Musical is a fairytale performance that will have you and your family crying with laughter! You all know the story. The DreamWorks 2001 blockbuster animation (yes it was that long ago) followed an unusual leading man, or should I say Ogre, called Shrek. You joined his quest to…

Review: Five Encounters on a Site Called Craigslist | HOME Manchester

Five Encounters on a Site Called Craigslist was showing as part of PUSH Festival and definitely pushed the boundaries of theatre. Once again HOME was buzzing with people. On a Monday night. I know?! It’s still refreshing to see this cultural attraction oozing popularity. The venue might be new to Manchester…

Review: Elf the Musical | The Lowry Manchester

I know it’s January and Christmas is over, but that doesn’t mean I’m all out of festive cheer. Why do we jump into 2018 so sad that our long breaks are over and anxious that real life begins once again? Well, I’ve found the best cure for the January blues. Elf…

Review: Beautiful the Musical (UK Tour) | Palace Manchester

Beautiful the Carole King Musical holds a special place in my heart because I was brought up on most of her music. As a young child I remember sitting in the car, always the front seat because I begged the most, with a large box of tapes on my lap. Remember…

Geo-Fleur Terrarium Workshop – a botanical experience

I made a Terrarium in the cutest workshop! It’s a sealed glass full of soil and plants that need little maintenance, so suits me right down to the ground. Now, to be completely honest, I am not known for my green fingers. I hate bugs and even jump at the…

Review: Hot Brown Honey | Home Manchester

Hot Brown Honey is like no show you will have ever seen before. Think clubbing mixed with cabaret. HOME is the newest addition to Manchester’s cultural scene and the perfect place for this contemporary show that shatters cliché with Sasha Fierce-ness. (That’s a Beyoncé reference…) As soon as we walked…

Review: Evita | Palace Theatre Manchester

Evita is the poignant story of Eva Peron, a woman who rises from poverty to stardom and soon becomes the first lady of Argentina. She’s a real maverick who drastically INFLUENCED and inspired a nation. Set in a significant part of Argentinian political history, we follow the life of Eva…

Crazy For You | Opera House Manchester

Crazy For You is a dysfunctional love story between Bobby (Tom Chambers), a wannabe performer in New York and Polly (Charlotte Wakefield), the only woman left in the slumbering town of Deadrock, Nevada. As the son of a wealthy banker, Bobby is forced to foreclose the failing theatre in Deadrock.…