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#BeMoreMartyn – The Lowry, Salford

Creator: Adam Zane and And Mike Lee Director: Adam Zane Reviewer: Marie Smith #BeMoreMartyn trended on Twitter in the hours after the announcement of Martyn Hett’s death at the Manchester Arena bombing in May 2017 – and in this play, Hope Theatre Company shows exactly what that phrase means. They asked eight of Martyn’s closest friends to talk all about ...

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Michelle McManus: Pop Goes the Idol – The Stand in the Square, Edinburgh

Reviewer: Matt Farnham Michelle McManus can undoubtedly sing, after all, she won Pop Idol back in 2003, which she kindly reminds the audience was by a landslide and with over 8.2 million votes. In her third show at the Edinburgh Fringe, she returns to the tried and tested formula of storytelling mixed with some well‐chosen songs. The show starts with ...

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Treasure Island – Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Director: Iain Gordon Choreographer: Robert Hamilton Reviewer: Fraser MacDonald It’s that time of year again… Oh yes it is! As the festive season approaches once more, Scotland’s Theatre of Variety brings Treasure Island, to the stage. In an original script, Jim Hawkins (Stephen Purdon) and his friends go on search for long lost treasure – but evil pirates are keen ...

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