REVIEW: Fat Friends the Musical | Manchester

Fat Friends is a laugh a minute Musical with enough comedy to make your cheeks hurt. I knew nothing about this show going in. Nothing. So boy was I pleasantly surprised when I realised it was a good ole’ working class, Northern comedy. I knew then it was guaranteed to…

GIFFGAFF Plan Smart

I finally attended my first bloggers event in Manchester. Hoorah. It feels like quite a big milestone. I am familiar with the Leeds scene. I stay in good contact with a lot of the awesome girlies over there. But it was well overdue to introduce myself to some new faces.…

REVIEW: The Almighty Sometimes | Royal Exchange Theatre

The Almighty Sometimes tackles the subject of mental health with a delicate yet intense hand and a fistful of Northern humour. But before a review, a rant. Mental Health. It’s still a taboo topic. In 2018?! People are afraid to talk about it. Yet I would argue that most of…

REVIEW: Winter Solstice | Home Manchester

Winter Solstice is like a play I have never seen before. It was unexpected, intriguing and exciting. I always enjoy visiting Home in Manchester. It’s a theatre that brings experimental and thought provoking drama both nationally and internationally to our beautiful city. Winter Solstice is no different. Unexpected Roland Schimmelpfennig…

REVIEW: Flashdance UK Tour | Palace Theatre

Strap yourself in for a flashback to the 80s with this high energy show full of neon, perms and leg warmers. Flashdance is one of those iconic films that most of us have seen or at least heard about. Female lead Alex has an ambition to become a professional dancer.…

Three reasons to see Hamlet by Royal Shakespeare Company

You are no doubt familiar with the story of Hamlet. A grieving young man is sent on a mission by his father’s ghost to expose his true killer, Hamlet’s Uncle. This escalates into a story of madness, revenge and murder. Shakespeare is one of the greatest storytellers this world has…

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…