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Dave Spikey – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Paul Maguire Dave Spikey performed his first stand-up show in 1987 while working as a biomedical scientist at Bolton General Hospital. He tells the three-quarter full Quay Theatre that tonight's show is the story of his career. A tale of how he got from that point 30 years ago, to where he is now via winning The Best Newcomer ...

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Justin Moorhouse: People and Feelings – The Lowry, Salford

Justin Moorhouse compares Fast Fringe at GM Fringe

Reviewer: Rebecca Cohen Manchester comedian and actor Justin Moorhouse is back on the road again with his latest stand-up tour People and Feelings - his most recent pitstop landing him on home ground at The Lowry, in Salford. As always, Moorhouse ensures there are no barriers in his material and stays true to the Northern comedy stereotype of being brash, bold ...

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Paddy McGuinness: Daddy McGuinness – The Lowry, Salford

Promo Image for Paddy McGuinness: Daddy McGuiness

Reviewer: Donna Kelly The 42-year old comedian from Farnworth in Lancashire, first rose to fame in 2000 after appearing on Peter Kay’s Phoenix Nights and Max and Paddy's Road to Nowhere. He is best known as the TV host of ITV’s dating game show Take Me Out and Channel 4’s Benchmark and has numerous sell out tours and best-selling DVDs ...

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Texas in concert – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Dave Cunningham You can’t begrudge Texas a party for their 25th anniversary. At times, however, it is hard to be sure if the audience has been invited to take part or is just expected to watch the group enjoy themselves. Pre-publicity promises an intimate evening with the group at which they respond to questions and provide anecdotes about how ...

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Hal Cruttenden: Tough Luvvie – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Laura Maley Don’t let his self deprecating persona fool you, Hal Cruttenden is a Tough Luvvie who can switch from football to Facebook effortlessly. HIs broadening appeal to TV audiences is demonstrated by the fact that he’s recently appeared on TV shows as varied as Great British Bake Off – Extra Slice, Would I Lie To You, Mock The ...

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Lighthearted Intercourse – Octagon Theatre, Bolton

Writer: Bill Naughton Director: David Thacker Reviewer: Sally Cinnamon [rating:4]   Bolton’s most successful playwright, Bill Naughton, he of ‘Alfie’ and ‘Spring and Port Wine’ fame, has done it again with a little help from the Octagon. Lighthearted Intercourse is a moving, often funny, exploration of existence, the choices we make and the consequences we face. Selfish, slightly self-obsessed Joe ...

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