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A Christmas Carol – Great Northern Playhouse, Manchester

Director: Thomas Bellerby Writer: Alexander Wright (based on the story by Charles Dickens) Reviewer: Stephen M Hornby   As the audience assemble in the ever re-configured Great Northern Playhouse, they are greeted with the austere exterior of Ebeneezer Scrooge’s residence, black door knocker pending transformation. A host arrives and reveals himself as the spirit of Jacob Marley and so the ...

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Watching Goldfish Suffocate – Great Northern Playhouse, Manchester

Writer: David DeGiorgio &Craig Hepworth Director: Craig Hepworth Great Northern Playhouse, Manchester Reviewer: Brian Gorman Manchester’s Vertigo Theatre Productions are a pretty prolific bunch, with a seemingly non-stop conveyor belt of new plays being produced at a variety of venues on the Manchester fringe circuit. Their latest is a quite remarkable piece that straddles the terrifying border of gut-wrenching human ...

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