REVIEW: Ghost Stories – a supernatural success

(AD – gifted) I love a good scare! That feeling of fear, within the safe walls of a theatre, is extremely thrilling but very hard to pull off. In fact, I’ve never experienced a scary play on stage… until Ghost Stories that is! Coming from the disturbing minds of Jeremy…

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: The Girl on the Train | The Lowry

The Girl on the Train hit our shelves in 2015 and quickly became a smash hit. It sold way over 1 millions copies, topped the New York Times list of best sellers, claimed a Hollywood movie and now has its own stage show. So it’s a little bit popular. I’m…

REVIEW: The Band the Musical | The Lowry

I genuinely thought I would hate this musical. Great start to a review Gina. Seriously though. I don’t consider myself a Take That fan but I’m pleased to report, I LOVED The Band Musical! Take That were of my decade, but really more my big sisters gig than mine. I…

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…

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…