Theatre

Theatre Listing: Tom Gates Live on Stage, April 2019

Coming to Preston Guild Hall in April, it’s Liz Pichon’s incredible creation, Tom Gates!   First class shows Gangsta Granny and Horrible Histories were brought to us by The Birmingham Stage Company. Now, they are bringing Tom Gates! The show…
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March Theatre: KITE at Waterside, Sale

I havent done a theatre post for a long time, but this one looks like a lovely, immersive, inspiring performance so I wanted to share it with you. Acclaimed theatre company The Wrong Crowd swoops into Waterside, Sale with KITE,…
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Theatre Review: Madagascar the Musical

This evening we spent a rather enjoyable couple of hours at The Opera House, Winter Gardens, Blackpool. This is the first time we have been able to get over to Blackpool for a theatre review and we were not disappointed….
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Disney on Ice returns to Manchester

I have covered Disney on Ice on the blog before, but not for a few years now, so I am excited to be able to tell you that it is back – and better than ever. Who doesn’t love a…
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Theatre Review: Elf at The Lowry

SANTA! I KNOW HIM!   That was the one line from the film that I hoped to hear on the stage and I wasn’t disappointed. However, if Buddy the Elf hadn’t said it on the stage at The Lowry, I’m…
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Theatre Review: The Bear at Waterside

Robot and I have just returned from seeing The Bear at Waterside, a beautiful little theatre in Sale, Manchester. Based on Raymond Briggs’ book by the same name, Pins & Needles theatre company have created a captivating production which takes…
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A Christmas Carol at Octagon Theatre, Bolton

This evening we were invited along to The Octagon Theatre in Bolton to watch one of the first performances of A Christmas Carol. Octagon is a gorgeous little theatre where the stage is in the centre of the room, with…
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Dick Whittington at Oldham Coliseum

A few days ago we went along to see Dick Whittington at Oldham Coliseum. Did we have a thigh slappingly good time? The Venue The coliseum is easy to find with a satnav and parking is on the adjacent street….
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The Snowman at Manchester Opera House

This week Robot and his friend went along to Manchester Opera House to see a classic Christmas tale brought to life on stage. The Snowman is a much-loved festive tradition. Based on the book by Raymond Briggs, the film directed by Dianne Jackson, and produced by John Coates, this stage…
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