Reviews »

Latest Feature – A Weekend Break at London Bridge Hotel

Latest Feature – A Weekend Break at London Bridge Hotel

admin November 16, 2017 0

A WEEKEND BREAK AT LONDON BRIDGE HOTEL Situated just a stone’s throw from London Bridge station, the UK’s tallest building, The Shard, and the bustling Borough Market – in one of London’s most sought after postcodes

Read More »
Latest Review – A Judgement In Stone [Opera House, Manchester] [UK Tour]

Latest Review – A Judgement In Stone [Opera House, Manchester] [UK Tour]

admin November 14, 2017 0

Image © Geraint Lewis A JUDGEMENT IN STONE Opera House, Manchester Until Saturday 18th November, 2017 Following the success of last year’s Rehearsal for Murder, this second outing from the Classic Thriller Theatre Company (developed from

Read More »
Latest Review – Uncle Vanya (HOME, Manchester)

Latest Review – Uncle Vanya (HOME, Manchester)

admin November 9, 2017 0

UNCLE VANYA HOME, Manchester Until Saturday 25th November, 2017 Glancing at the cold, damp-stained walls of designer Steffi Wurster’s bleak open set, one would be forgiven for feeling maybe a little melancholic, though thanks to Andrew Upton’s

Read More »
A Closer Look: Famous Trials (The Folio Society)

A Closer Look: Famous Trials (The Folio Society)

admin November 1, 2017 0

FAMOUS TRIALS Originally Edited by Harry Hodge and James H. Hodge Introduced by Geoffrey Robertson QC • Bound in textured paper printed with a design by Jamie Keenan • Set in Janson • 400 pages • 50 integrated black & white illustrations • Printed

Read More »
Halloween 2017: Home Entertainment Round-up

Halloween 2017: Home Entertainment Round-up

admin October 29, 2017 0

Halloween 2017: Home Entertainment Round-up Following on from our Halloween Reads feature, we have now rounded up a selection of recent Halloween themed Blu-ray and DVD releases, all of which would prove perfect viewing

Read More »
Halloween 2017: Ghostly Reads

Halloween 2017: Ghostly Reads

admin October 29, 2017 1

Halloween 2017: Ghostly Reads Come Halloween there is always plenty going on for outgoing families and thrill seekers of all ages looking for an exciting day out, but for many, there is nothing better

Read More »
Latest Review – Sunset Boulevard [Palace Theatre, Manchester] [UK Tour]

Latest Review – Sunset Boulevard [Palace Theatre, Manchester] [UK Tour]

admin October 25, 2017 Comments Off on Latest Review – Sunset Boulevard [Palace Theatre, Manchester] [UK Tour]

Images by Manuel Harlan SUNSET BOULEVARD Palace Theatre, Manchester Until Saturday 4th November, 2017 It has been a number of years now since Andrew Lloyd Webber’s underrated masterpiece, Sunset Boulevard, was last seen in

Read More »
A Closer Look: A Life in Letters and Diaries (The Folio Society)

A Closer Look: A Life in Letters and Diaries (The Folio Society)

admin October 22, 2017 Comments Off on A Closer Look: A Life in Letters and Diaries (The Folio Society)

A LIFE IN LETTERS AND DIARIES By George Orwell Introduced by Peter Davison • Three-quarter bound in cloth with a printed cloth front board • Set in Dante • 506 pages • Frontispiece and 16 pages of black & white plates,

Read More »
Latest Review – Tango Moderno [Opera House, Manchester] [UK Tour]

Latest Review – Tango Moderno [Opera House, Manchester] [UK Tour]

admin October 19, 2017 Comments Off on Latest Review – Tango Moderno [Opera House, Manchester] [UK Tour]

Image © Manuel Harlan TANGO MODERNO Opera House, Manchester Until Saturday 21st October, 2017 Back in November 2015, Strictly Come Dancing stars Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace arrived at the Opera House, Manchester to kick off what was

Read More »
Latest Review – Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat [Palace Theatre, Manchester] [UK Tour]

Latest Review – Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat [Palace Theatre, Manchester] [UK Tour]

admin October 18, 2017 1

Image by Mark Yeoman JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT Palace Theatre, Manchester Until Saturday 21st October, 2017 First staged back in 1979, Bill Kenwright’s touring production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Joseph

Read More »