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FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Why Festival No.6 should be your Festival No.1

Welsh Festival No.6 is a hidden gem in the Mediterranean style seaside town of Portmeirion, which sits in the scenic mountains and forests of North Wales.  It claims to be the UK’s most unique festival, with a line-up consisting of up and coming and seasoned artists. A beautiful backdrop and an eclectic mix of performers makes this festival an unforgettable ...

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Guide Gods – The Manchester Maccabi Community Centre, Manchester

Performer: Claire Cunningham Reviewer: Richard Hall Still something of a newcomer to the Arts Festivals scene in Manchester, SICK! has for this year’s Festival taken over an impressive number of City centre venues and also as in this instance, some community centres in outlaying districts, for a three week long programme of some of the finest and most hard-hitting new ...

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The Sleep Show – The Roundabout, Eccles

Writer: Rob Auton Reviewer: Jay Nuttall Sleeping is easy. I mean, you can do it with your eyes closed. A smart joke early into Rob Auton’s one man show may fool you into thinking a gag-smith may be at work. While providing some outstanding jokes, Rob Auton’s 60 minutes on the subject of sleep is so much more than this. ...

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PREVIEW: WEEK 53 At The Lowry, Salford

Week 53 Festival at The Lowry

By Jim Gillespie It could be Christmas. Four weeks after Easter and the hills around Manchester are white with snow. And there is something - apart from snow - in the air: the Lord of Misrule has taken control of The Lowry. How else to explain this step - nay, somersault - out of its comfort zone as a receiving ...

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NEWS: Brighton Fringe 2016 programme announced

Brighton Fringe Logo

Brighton Fringe revealed its 2016 programme today [24 February], including the news that The Reviews Hub will be an official Media Partner for the festival. Over 900 events will take place in Brighton during the Fringe, including a major new seafront pop-up venue Republic, the arrival of Edinburgh venue Sweet, and the Fringe All Nighter that will see shows run ...

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When I feel Like Crap I Google Kim Kardashian Fat – HOME, Manchester

When I Feel Like Crap I Google Kim Kardashian Fat - Promo Image

Director: Esther Dix Reviewer: Katherine Kirwin   PUSH festival at HOME brings the best of Manchester’s fringe to a ‘mainstream’ venue and into their tightly-packed studio space to promote some of the brightest and best theatre of 2015. Mighty Heart Theatre has been developing When I feel like crap…about female body image for nearly a year, involving online questionnaires and ...

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PREVIEW: From Devon With Love – Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter

In Bed With My Brother

This week sees the start of From Devon with Love 2016, an annual fortnight-long festival of new, home-grown talent at The Bike Shed Theatre in Exeter. The Reviews Hub caught up with Alex Jackson and Chloe Whipple from the Bike Shed to tell us more about the festival, as well as the theatre’s graduate company, In Bed with My Brother, ...

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Bob Downe: Bob, Sweat & Tears – The Famous Spiegeltent, Edinburgh

Writer: Mark Trevorrow Reviewer: Jay Nuttall Bob, Sweat &Tears includes everything you’d expect from an evening with Bob Downe during The Fringe. We are treated to plenty of polyester, campy pop songs, cheesy grins and naughty jokes – but there’s something waiting for us that we never saw coming. Bob has a revelation – he’s actually been living a lie ...

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