REVIEW: Wicked | Palace Theatre Manchester

What is this feeling, so sudden and new? I felt the moment I laid eyes on you. It was autumn of 2006 when I fell in love with Wicked. I studied Musical Theatre at college and within the first month we had to brave a solo performance. Struggling for ideas,…

Manchester based gifts guide for culture lovers

Looking for gifts in Manchester? Look no further. Manchester is quickly becoming the cultural hot spot of the UK! From the Northern Quarter to Salford Quays, the city boasts a huge amount of attractions and opportunities. So for this gift guide I have rounded up 10 awesome presents based in…

GUEST REVIEW: Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake

Matthew Bourne is an absolute genius in my eyes. He takes stories and turns them into beautiful, often sinister adaptations. He balances traditional ballet with modern contemporary in some kind of hipster mixology. Even if you don’t think you enjoy dance, I’m certain Bourne can change your mind. Edward Scissorhands…

REVIEW: Kinky Boots the Musical | Manchester

What do you get when you mix Cyndi Lauper with the 2005 comedy drama Kinky Boots? A sassy, sexy and super feel good Musical. A nicely rounded 10 years after the films release, Kinky Boots the Musical opened on the West End and now only 3 years later it is…

REVIEW: Seance | Royal Exchange Theatre

Scary movies and thriller novels unusually take me to a happy place, so you can imagine I was immediately intrigued by the theatrical experience, Seance. A seance is defined as “a meeting at which people attempt to make contact with the dead, especially through the agency of a medium.” It’s…

REVIEW: Matilda the Musical | Palace Theatre Manchester

If you didn’t attempt to move things with your mind, wish to live with Miss Honey or hide behind the sofa because of Miss Trunchbull then did you even have a childhood? Matilda is one of the most famous books by one of my most favourite authors, Roald Dahl. He…

Review: Mamma Mia! Tour | Palace Theatre Manchester

Mamma Mia, here I go again. My my, how can I resist you? Mamma Mia, does it show again. My my, just how much I’ve missed you? Mamma Mia was the first Musical I ever took my mum to. Around ten years ago I was working in McDonalds and had…

3 reasons to return to The Crystal Maze in Manchester

The Crystal Maze in Manchester has reached the grand ole’ age of One. It’s growing up so fast. I first experienced the game for my very own birthday last year (aged 27 if you must know). Never been before? Then you definitely need to check out this guide with handy tips…