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…

REVIEW: Hairspray the Musical | Opera House Manchester

Good Morning Manchester, the nicest kids in town are back with a welcome to the 60s as Hairspray the musical takes the stage. You all know the story. Tracy Turnblad is a big girl with big dreams and an even bigger personality that far outweigh her home town of Baltimore.…

REVIEW: Miss Saigon | Palace Theatre Manchester

Miss Saigon is the definition of EPIC. It deserves the acclaim it receives and more. Much more. Set in the tail end of the Vietnam War, a young girl flees to Saigon after witnessing her village burn to the ashes. In desperation, she begins working at a Brothel under the…