From the Reviews Archives
30th Jan Tintwistle Athletic Reserves gained revenge on Mellor 3rds with a 3-2 victory in an entertaining match on Saturday. Athletic got off to a bad start conceding an early goal. They then started to get their passing game going and drew level due to a mistake from the Mellor keeper, leaving Sam Swann with an empty […]
30th Jan Review by Adrian Leggett Once again I was invited to New Mills Art Theatre to review their annual Pantomime this year – Beauty and the Beast. Yet again I wasn’t disappointed, quite the contrary. Performing on stage was the largest cast to date, showing off wonderful choreography and great direction – 14 principals, 20 chorus […]
22nd Dec Stolen Thread Productions presented a new play Monopoleyes at various venues including Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester. This disturbing dark comedy was written and also co-directed by accomplished actor Will Travis, best known for his role as Dick Lampard in Where the Heart is, Coronation Street and more recently Ibsen’s Ghosts at Home Theatre. Inspired by […]
16th Dec The sensational, spectacular and sassy Broadway classic Sweet Charity will be performing at The Royal Exchange Theatre until January 28, starring Kaisa Hammarlund as Charity Hope Valentine. Inspired from the book by Neil Simon, based on the original screenplay by Federico Fellini, Tullio Pinelli and Ennio Flaiano, it was produced for the Broadway stage by […]
15th Dec This review is by the Head of Drama at a Manchester College It was my first time seeing Let’s Act Theatre Company in action last rainy Saturday night. I had heard much about their previous performances, but never managed to make the journey across to Glossop, however I am delighted I did at the weekend […]
18th Nov Henrik Ibsen’s Ghosts will be performing at Home Theatre in Manchester from November 18 – December 3. Niamh Cusack will be playing the role of widow Helen Alving and the cast includes Jamie Ballard, Ken Nwosu, Norah Lopez Holden and William Travis. This is a new version of the play by David Watson and directed by […]