REVIEW: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Panto

Get ready to shout, shimmy, boo, hiss, cheer and sing in a festive knees-up for all the family as this year Snow White is waking up in Manchester. And strictly villain turned Evil Queen, Craig Revel Horwood, is joining too. Pantomimes have been a massive British tradition since the 1700s…

REVIEW: Circus 1903 – the greatest show is in town

Forget the Greatest Showman when you can watch the greatest show in Salford. Circus 1903 is a classic spectacle with magic to make you smile and stunts to make you go wild. American Ring Master, Willy, sets the scene. We will take a step back in time to the golden…

REVIEW: On Your Feet the new musical

AD – GIFTED Make sure you’ve got your dancing shoes on, ready to bop the night away to On Your Feet. It’s the new Latin pop musical that’s bringing the P-A-R-T-A-Y to stage. It’s the true story that charts Gloria Estefan’s inspirational journey from immigrant to superstar. She earned more…

REVIEW: Avenue Q – the outrageous comedy musical

The internet is for porn! Did that catch your attention? Well get ready for Avenue Q, the x-rated comedy musical that mixes puppets with adult themes – a grown up Sesame Street if you will. Dreamed up by Jeff Marx and Robert Lopez, the latter(day) who also co-created The Book…

Noises Off – the original comedy about a play that goes wrong

Are you a fan of A Play That Goes Wrong? If so, you need to get yourself a ticket to Noises Off. It’s the original, farcical British comedy about a play that well and truly goes belly up. Performed in three sections over two acts, we see a less than…

A big mistake watching Big the Musical

It pains me to write this particular blog post but I have to be honest, Big the Musical was bad. I went into the auditorium buzzing with excitement and left feeling saddened. I’ve watched the film countless times so maybe my bar was set too high? Or more likely, this…

REVIEW: Curtains – a musical whodunnit

I love a whodunnit and Curtains is the musical version of a classic murder mystery. Multiple murders, suspects and a detective to reveal the means, motive and opportunity. A brand new western musical is premiering to terrible reviews, thanks to its shocking leading lady. Until she is rushed to hospital…

5 best instagram worthy installations at Light Night Leeds 2019

Light Night Leeds is back on the 10 & 11 October and there are 5 installations that I think are totally instagram worthy! If you don’t already know, Light Night Leeds is the biggest annual arts and light festival in the whole of the UK. Pretty impressive! Artists from all…