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I’m a freelance journalist and published poet, based in Manchester.

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My WeekendNotes - 143
An artwork which commemorates and explores a fatal fire in Manchester, is on show in the city for the first time. In ... [more]
25/10/2019 - 01/03/2020
A recording studio set up by 10cc now has a dedicated room in its honour at Stockport's market place museum - Staircase ... [more]
At the start of the Royal Northern College of Music's (RNCM) new production, directed by, Orpha Phelan, the curtain is a... [more]
08/12/2019 - 14/12/2019
At the start of 2019, the Royal Exchange produced Mother Courage. They are ending the year with the story of another f... [more]
30/11/2019 - 25/01/2020
Never work with children and animals? Circus 1903 abides by half of this showbiz maxim. My memories of circuses are ... [more]
19/11/2019 - 24/11/2019
The house lights go down and Christine (Rebecca Manley) walks on stage to tell us about a visit to the Co-op in February... [more]
24/10/2019 - 16/11/2019
How do you like to spend New Year's Eve? In Athol Fugard's play - first performed in Johannesburg in 1992 - two strang... [more]
31/10/2019 - 03/11/2019
A new music ensemble is orchestrating a renaissance of Manchester's classical past. Manchester Baroque are "dedicated to... [more]
02/11/2019 - 18/07/2020
A play first performed in Johannesburg in 1992, directed by its author Athol Fugard, is coming to Salford's Media City. ... [more]
31/10/2019 - 02/11/2019
There is a pause in the sound and fury of artillery fire and flashing lights. Three soldiers in camouflage gear - one wh... [more]
13/09/2019 - 19/10/2019
If you said you were going into Manchester city centre to commune with nature, you might be answered with a sardonic lau... [more]
As Dr Roy Earle observes - we all love to be scared. He is a resolutely sceptical American visitor to an English manor ... [more]
07/09/2019 - 31/10/2019
The heroes and heroines of the Greek Myths have unwittingly lent their names to numerous nightclubs and restaurants and ... [more]
30/08/2019 - 25/09/2019
As you enter the exhibition you are greeted by a relay of clips from Stanley Kubrick's (1928 - 1999) films - including... [more]
26/04/2019 - 17/09/2019
We're used to stories of artistic sons and daughters struggling against parents who want them to follow a more conventio... [more]
How do you attract an audience to a new production about industrial conflict from over two hundred years ago? It is not... [more]
25/07/2019 - 10/08/2019
Sam Cooke, Malcolm X, Muhammad Ali and Jim Brown (American football legend and actor) spend an evening in a Miami motel ... [more]
02/07/2019 - 05/07/2019
As the entirely unscripted games in Love Island play out on TV, Manchester's Hope Mill is staging a nineteenth-century p... [more]
18/06/2019 - 22/06/2019
In 2012, Richard III's bones were excavated from a car park in Leicester (formerly Greyfriars Priory Church). He was r... [more]
30/04/2019 - 25/05/2019
It's fitting that Peter Shaffer's drama should have a Greek-sounding name as it has a suitably brutal premise. In a... [more]
23/04/2019 - 11/05/2019
A play about young people which began life in Salford two and a half years ago and was performed in the House of Lords, ... [more]
04/06/2019 - 08/07/2019
The European stage debut of West Side Story took place at Manchester Opera House in 1958. Now the musical is back in th... [more]
06/04/2019 - 25/05/2019
In the new production at the Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM), director Jonathan Cocker sets Vaughan Williams' ope... [more]
31/03/2019 - 06/04/2019
A festival which celebrates the city at dawn and dusk is returning to mark the start of Spring. Photographer Simon Bu... [more]
28/03/2019 - 31/03/2019
The new production at the Royal Exchange is set in barbers shops from Lagos to South London. Not much haircutting takes... [more]
07/03/2019 - 23/03/2019
If you look up as you walk around the city centre, you will probably collide with someone staring at their phone or rush... [more]
The Partition Museum, Amritsar and Manchester Museum, (part of The University of Manchester) are co-curating 'Jallianwal... [more]
06/04/2019 - 02/10/2019
A garish van is dragged on stage, advertising, "award-winning ice cream." It has clearly been in the wars, but it is a ... [more]
08/02/2019 - 02/03/2019
'Never work with children and animals', the famous showbiz maxim goes. Does this extend to animated children and animal... [more]
06/02/2019 - 16/02/2019
Expertly organised chaos is the closest I can come to summing up this roller coaster of a show by five performers from t... [more]
13/12/2018 - 22/12/2018
A Christmas light is being shone on issues surrounding homelessness by Chorlton's Edge Theatre. It's Behind You is a pan... [more]
13/12/2018 - 15/12/2018
A show so dire it will be a financial gold mine. The conceit at the heart of Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan's musical has... [more]
30/11/2018 - 26/01/2019
In his introduction to The Maids (New York: Grove Press,1954), Jean-Paul Sartre quotes Jean Genet as saying: "If I were ... [more]
16/11/2018 - 01/12/2018
A young woman (Nandi Bhebhe) at St Helens Central railway station approaches me and the lady next to me, who I've just m... [more]
19/11/2018 - 01/12/2018
Proud and Loud Arts group are set to turn hate into art at Manchester's Whitworth Gallery and Tate Liverpool. Cells -... [more]
05/11/2018 - 25/10/2018
With some new productions of classic plays it is hard to answer the question - why show this now? This is not the case ... [more]
11/10/2018 - 17/11/2018
Electricity will run through Manchester, even before the Christmas lights are turned on - as the city's science festival... [more]
08/10/2018 - 28/04/2019
Future Dilemmas could be the alternative title of the new production at HOME's Theatre 2. This episodic mixture of sp... [more]
28/09/2018 - 13/10/2018
Danny Boyle, who took charge of the 2012 London Olympics opening ceremony, is recruiting participants for a new national... [more]
06/10/2018 - 11/11/2018
As Tom Stoppard found with Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (1966), there is great potential in modern dramatists p... [more]
14/09/2018 - 06/10/2018
This October alone will see book festivals in Manchester, Birmingham, Althorpe, Durham, Liverpool, Bridlington, Beverley... [more]
05/10/2018 - 14/10/2018
Having previously been shown in New York (MoMa) and London (Hayward Gallery), Isaac Julien's three-screen installation ... [more]
30/03/2018 - 28/08/2018
The Lowry, based in Salford Quays, is holding another of its Open Days. All activities and events are free. In 2017, the... [more]
HOME is giving Manchester theatre-goers a preview of this summer's Edinburgh Festival Fringe, or at least one play that ... [more]
19/07/2018 - 02/10/2018
Paul Simon will call at Manchester Arena, Glasgow (SSE Hydro), Dublin (ROS Arena) and London (Hyde Park, British Summer ... [more]
10/07/2018 - 15/07/2018
In 2016, Maxine Peake gave a memorable performance as Blanche Du Bois in Tennessee Williams's A Streetcar Named Desire. ... [more]
25/05/2018 - 23/06/2018
Waiting for a delayed train has few benefits but if you are at Victoria, Paddington or Charing Cross, you will at least ... [more]
21/05/2018 - 08/07/2018
While HOME's main theatre stages an epic of twentieth-century American drama Long Day's Journey into Night, the studio ... [more]
16/05/2018 - 19/05/2018
In 2016 ,HOME staged Ghosts - Henrik Ibsen's play about the actions of the past haunting the present. There are many ... [more]
10/05/2018 - 26/05/2018
Oscar-nominated film director Mike Leigh is directing a film about the Peterloo Massacre of 1819. The Peterloo Massac... [more]
The stage suddenly goes dark and when the lights slowly come up, the The Creature is real. Harry Atwell gives a compe... [more]
09/03/2018 - 14/04/2018
There are a lot of silences in Annie Baker's play. Mostly these silences elicit audience laughter but, as the evening pr... [more]
02/03/2018 - 17/03/2018
Filming is underway in Greater Manchester for a motion picture starring Timothy Spall and Vanessa Redgrave. Mrs Lowry... [more]
As the curtain rises on 2018 and the pantomime season draws to an end, it is a good time to look ahead at what Mancheste... [more]
10/02/2018 - 23/06/2018
The Cinderella story is as ubiquitous in December as mince pies. An advert for a leading department store at the bus st... [more]
06/12/2017 - 16/12/2017
Harlem is the setting for the Christmas show at Manchester's Royal Exchange, as the theatre asks punters to take a gambl... [more]
02/12/2017 - 27/01/2018
As winter blows into Manchester, HOME's latest production transports us to a summer of discontent in provincial Russia. ... [more]
03/11/2017 - 25/11/2017
Cheltenham Ladies College and Grime is a combination on a par with chalk and cheese or Donald Trump and self-effacement.... [more]
Drama therapy is a familiar concept these days and at times watching the new production at HOME, I did wonder if we were... [more]
22/09/2017 - 07/10/2017
Artists, art lovers, experienced collectors and first time buyers will brush shoulders at the tenth Buy Art Fair (North)... [more]
27/10/2017 - 29/09/2017
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