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Review: Pride in Trafford's Comedy Extravaganza at

Review: Pride in Trafford's Comedy Extravaganza at "laugh Riot"

Pride in Trafford's comedy night at The Waterside delivered unpredictable, side-splitting laughter.

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Mind Mangler: Member of the Tragic Circle: Jonathan Sayer Steals the Show in a Magical Mess of Mischief

Mind Mangler: Member of the Tragic Circle: Jonathan Sayer Steals the Show in a Magical Mess of Mischief

Mind Mangler: hilarious magic mishaps, clueless stooge steals show, laughter guaranteed.

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Kiss Marry Kill

Kiss Marry Kill

90 minutes of visceral theatre that fulfils the old saying “you couldn’t make it up”.

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The Father

The Father

An outstanding performance.

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42 Balloons

42 Balloons

An extraordinary production of an extraordinary true life story.

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DISRUPTORS by Manchester Camerata

DISRUPTORS by Manchester Camerata

We were able to express our appreciation by carrying on the instructions from Carmel’s piece, “ stamp your feet!!”

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Beyond the Uniform: Love & Ambition in Officer and a Gentleman

Beyond the Uniform: Love & Ambition in Officer and a Gentleman

A captivating stage adaptation of the iconic film, Officer and a Gentleman delivers romance, power ballads, and emotional depth.

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Sweat at Royal Exchange

Sweat at Royal Exchange

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YOU'RE BARD: Improvised Shakespeare with a Side of Hilarity

YOU'RE BARD: Improvised Shakespeare with a Side of Hilarity

YOU'RE BARD takes Shakespeare, adds audience-driven chaos, and delivers a hilarious, one-of-a-kind improv comedy experience that you won't want to miss!

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Bolton Octagon's 'Little Shop of Horrors': A Ghoulishly Great Production You Can't Miss!

Bolton Octagon's 'Little Shop of Horrors': A Ghoulishly Great Production You Can't Miss!

Bolton Octagon's "Little Shop of Horrors" impresses with superb acting, lively music, and a delightfully creepy carnivorous plant. Don't miss it!

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LOUD Cabaret: Laughter, Tears, & the Power of Us

LOUD Cabaret: Laughter, Tears, & the Power of Us

Laughter, heart, music – LOUD Cabaret ignites The Met.

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Review: Rambert's Haunting

Review: Rambert's Haunting

Rambert's Death Trap at The Lowry. Powerful dance, dark themes, and Nina Simone's iconic music.

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Hearing voices at The Stoller Hall: Manchester Camerata.

Hearing voices at The Stoller Hall: Manchester Camerata.

The response of appreciation was so heartfelt and prolonged. Lovely evening!

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The Mousetrap

The Mousetrap

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Cluedo 2 at The Lowry

Cluedo 2 at The Lowry

Murderous melodrama with a dash of tongue in cheek.

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Applause:Gaga Brunch at Cockatoo Club.

Applause:Gaga Brunch at Cockatoo Club.

A fun event serving up a whole range of Gaga songs to please any fan

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A Taste of Honey Royal Exchange

A Taste of Honey Royal Exchange

Classic Northern drama perfectly played.

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My Beautiful Laundrette

My Beautiful Laundrette

Delivers challenging moments of racial conflict, scenes of violent confrontation, and tender moments of young love

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Breeding at The Kings Theatre Islington

Breeding at The Kings Theatre Islington

An informative perspective of what couples must endure to make adoption possible.

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Staging the Shadows of Friendship: The 'American Buffalo' Experience at King's Arms Theatre

Staging the Shadows of Friendship: The 'American Buffalo' Experience at King's Arms Theatre

An immersive review of 'American Buffalo' highlighting exceptional performances, direction, and thematic depth, exploring friendship and betrayal at King's Arms Theatre.

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RNCM Original Voices Festival

RNCM Original Voices Festival

It was incredibly powerful and thought provoking but was on for one night only.

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Finding Unity Among Misfits: 'Work It Out' at Manchester's Home Theatre

Finding Unity Among Misfits: 'Work It Out' at Manchester's Home Theatre

Work It Out" is a heartfelt play about community misfits finding unity and purpose.

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Northanger Abbey at Bolton Octagon

Northanger Abbey at Bolton Octagon

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Ball of Conspiracy at Manchester Academy

Ball of Conspiracy at Manchester Academy

Champagne, sequins and a whole lotta voguing!

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Twelve Angry Men

Twelve Angry Men

As Juror #8 builds his case, pent-up anger explodes several times.

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Unfortunate at The Lowry

Unfortunate at The Lowry

With its blend of cheeky cabaret and adult pantomime, Unfortunate celebrates LGBTQ+ representation

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Echoes of Love Across Time: 'In the Time of Dragons' at Edge Theatre

Echoes of Love Across Time: 'In the Time of Dragons' at Edge Theatre

The Time Dragon at Edge Theatre, Chorlton: A play by Janine Waters spanning 1960s to now, featuring Rupert Hill, Megan Keaveny. Love, loss, and music intertwine.

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Shed at Royal Exchange

Shed at Royal Exchange

A hard-hitting focus on generational relationships.

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The Gap at Hope Mill Theatre

The Gap at Hope Mill Theatre

All in all, this is a marvellous play. Go.

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Drop the Dead Donkey

Drop the Dead Donkey

A joyous romp through journalistic ineptitude.

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