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Shrek to take ‘ogre’ 2015 Southport Flower Show

Beloved ogre Shrek and the beautiful Princess Fiona will ‘swamp’ Southport Flower Show’s opening day on Thursday 20 August.

The characters of SHREK THE MUSICAL® will be making appearances throughout the day as part of the celebrations of the opening of Southport’s annual flower show, ahead of the production’s triumphant return to the North West. 408 more words

The Lowry

Come follow the bland...

Or, the tour of the Chichester Festival Theatre production of Barnum, as seen yesterday at the Lowry in Salford. Bullet points again, because if the show’s writers can’t be arsed to write a proper book for their musical, I can’t be arsed to write proper prose for the review. 1,025 more words


Stuff @ The Lowry

July 4, 2015

I’ve always been able to make receiving a gift feel awkward. It’s one of the perks that comes with being an over-active worrier.  511 more words


Matthew Bourne Interview

May 29, 2015

“Make sure you ask him about Swan Lake,” says my Editor ahead of my interview with choreographer Matthew Bourne. “I saw Swan Lake at the Palace Theatre in 1996 and was mesmerised.” 712 more words


King Lear @ The Lowry

May 5, 2015

George Bernard Shaw said “no man will ever write a better tragedy than Lear,” These words reside in my thoughts upon leaving The Lowry, after watching the Northern Broadside’s performance of the Shakespeare tragedy. 394 more words


Interview with Ellie Taylor

February 20, 2015 

Flexing her multitasking muscles as an actor, writer, presenter and stand-up comedian, Ellie Taylor has been described as “sharp, sassy and one to watch for the future”. 777 more words