Category: Manchester International Festival

Posted in Caryl Churchill Manchester International Festival Not-London Royal Exchange Theatre UK

Review: The Skriker, Royal Exchange

“No mistake no mister no missed her no mist no miss no” As my dear Aunty Mary…

Posted in Live Music Manchester International Festival Music Not-London UK

Music Review: Björk, Castlefield Arena

“At last the view is fierce All that matters is” It is four years since Björk launched…

Posted in Manchester International Festival Moira Buffini Musicals Not-London Theatre UK

Review: wonder.land, Palace Theatre

“You have to live in this world” The lure of falling down the rabbit hole is one…

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2014 What’s On Stage Award nominations

BEST ACTRESS IN A PLAY Helen Mirren – The Audience at the Gielgud  Anne-Marie Duff – Strange Interlude at the NT…

Posted in Manchester International Festival Matt Charman Not-London Theatre UK

Review: The Machine / The Masque of Anarchy, MIF

“And these words shall then become Like Oppression’s thundered doom Ringing through each heart and brain. Heard…

Posted in Kenneth Branagh Manchester International Festival Not-London Shakespeare Theatre UK

Review: Macbeth, St Peter’s Church Manchester

“Thou call’st thyself a hotter name than any is in hell” One of the big ticket numbers…

Posted in Live Music Manchester International Festival Music Not-London UK

Music Review: Björk – Biophilia – Campfield Market Hall

“Ekkert tekur. Ég tekur því. Náttúra!” Ever the innovator, Björk’s latest project Biophilia has seen her take…

Posted in Manchester International Festival Musicals Not-London Theatre UK

Review: The Day We Sang – Opera House, Manchester

“I’ll never have a box of sex tricks Or be made to hum like a Scalextric” It’s…

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Review: The Crash of the Elysium, Punchdrunk at MediaCity Salford

“When I say ‘run’, we run” Despite being a big Doctor Who fan and having a few…