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MANC MINI: JHC Productions – Trigonometry

Our Manc Mini series offers short, witty and slightly tongue-in-cheek insights into the offerings at the North West’s largest arts festival. JHC Productions, tells us about their showTrigonometry, which they will be performing at The Swan in Dobcross.   How would you describe your show in one sentence? A funny look at relationships and life and the difficult choices we ...

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The Gambit – Greater Manchester Fringe Festival: The Swan, Dobcross

Writer: Mark Reid Director: Matthew Gould Reviewer: Iain Sykes The game of chess is a complex one. A multi-layered battle of cerebral tactics, each move and its implications and ramifications thought out to the nth degree, it’s fascinating to watch the game unfold even if the casual observer at times doesn’t have the first clue as to what’s going on. ...

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Together in Electric Dreams – The Swan, Dobcross

Writer/Director: Daniel Thackery Reviewer: Ruth Gerrard Based on true events early back in the early 1980’s, the action takes place in a Japanese restaurant where we meet Alan Sugar (Matthew O’Neill) and Sir Clive Sinclair (Daniel Thackery); having dinner and inevitably discussing business. Waited on by the ever patient Akiko (Jess Lee); this in a snapshot in time, peppered with ...

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7 Veils: An Evening with Mata Hari– The Swan Inn, Dobcross

Writer: Abi Hynes Director: Alice Robinson Reviewer: Ruth Gerrard The Swan Inn at Dobcross is fast becoming the go to venue for cutting edge theatre as well as jazz shows and other cultural events. This evening is no exception with the venue hosting Faro Productions in conjunction with Studio Salford’s 7 Veils in conjunction with Oldham Coliseum as part of ...

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Hardwired – The Swan, Dobcross

Writer/Director: John FK Hoyle Reviewer: Ruth Gerrard Hardwired invites you to enter the world of the internet and look closely at its potential to be used for a more sinister purpose than simply shopping or being a voyeur via social media. Lucy is in her last year at school when she gets back in touch with Harvey who used to ...

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Life Cycle – The Swan Inn, Dobcross

Director: Adam Sunderland Reviewer: Ruth Gerrard A new venue for this year’s Greater Manchester Fringe Festival; The Swan Inn at the heart of the pretty Saddleworth village of Dobcross hosts the physical event Life Cycle. Performed solely by Chris Wilkinson, we are taken on a journey through a lone cyclists life from his fist experience of a bike as child ...

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