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Beyond Caring – Home, Manchester

Writer: Alexander Zeldin and the company Director: Alexander Zeldin Reviewer: Richard Hall Alexander Zeldin, after hours of investigation and first-hand experience has along with the company created Beyond Caring - A penetrating exposure of the invisible and at times downright unpleasant world of zero hours contracts. In researching the play Zeldin and his cast worked as cleaners and the characters ...

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Now Listen To Me Very Carefully – Home, Manchester

Writer: Andy Roberts Divisors: Andy Roberts &James Baker Reviewer: Matt Forrest “I’ll be back”: probably the most famous of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s lines. It was first uttered in The Terminator and said by the big man in no less than 14 of his films. It’s up there with the line “Screw you!” from Total Recall as the most 'classic' Arnie line. ...

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On Corporation Street – HOME, Manchester

Niamh McCann in On Corporation Street,

Director: Louise Lowe Visual Artist: Owen Boss Reviewer: Jo Beggs On Saturday 15 June 1996, as Manchester city centre came alive with shoppers, a huge explosion ripped through the city, shattering every window, destroying buildings and causing a boom that was heard for miles. Left in a van on Corporation Street, the bomb was the work of the Provisional IRA, ...

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CD REVIEW: Michael Longoria – Broadway Brick by Brick

Reviewer: Holly Spanner Currently performing with The Midtown Men, a high-octane band performing hits from the sixties, Michael Longoria made his Broadway debut in Hairspray, after graduating with a BFA in Drama from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. This is Longoria’s debut Solo Broadway Album, and as the title of the album suggests, Broadway Brick by Brick is a ...

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Twelfth Night – HOME, Manchester

Filter's Twelfth Night

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Sean Holmes Reviewer: Donna Kelly Music is most definitely the food of love in Filter’s adaptation of Twelfth Night. In fact, rock music meets Shakespeare head on in this explosive reworking of Shakespeare’s lyrical play. Twelfth Night tells the story of Viola, a young girl who is separated from her twin brother Sebastian following a shipwreck ...

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Stowaway – HOME, Manchester

Writer/Director: Hannah Barker and Lewis Hetherington Reviewer: Katherine Kirwin A stowaway freezes to death hidden in the wheel arch of a plane from Dubai, a recently redundant man witnesses his fall to earth, a crime-fiction writer sits in business-class unaware of what is going on beneath her feet. Analogue capture a modern world in which our lives intersect and affect ...

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Into the Hoods: Remixed – HOME – Manchester

Into The Hoods - Uglies

Writer/Director: Kate Prince Choreographer:Rowen Hawkins Reviewer: Matthew Bagnall Once upon a time there was a fairy tale that combined all fairy tales and it dazzled audiences across the world. Based on Sondheim’s Into the Woods, this electric dance show by ZooNation is cleverly written, using some of the most popular fairy tales and bringing them together Into the Hoods. Having ...

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The Beanfield – HOME, Manchester

Cast of The Beanfield

Writer: Breach Theatre Director: Dorothy Allen-Pickard &Billy Barrett Reviewer: Jo Beggs When you were born in the nineties, like the six performers here, the 1985 crackdown on the Stonehenge Free Festival probably does feel like the distant past. For many of its audience it will be a stark reminder of the shocking news stories that surrounded the incident, coming hot ...

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