Review: Cilla the musical at Manchester Palace Theatre

Much like Cilla’s career, the start of her musical at Manchester’s Palace started with a slight technical hitch but it did little to dampen the…

Review: The Band – Take That musical at Manchester …

You know that feeling when a song captures a moment so vividly it is like the lyrics were written just for you? It is that…

Review: ‘I swear’ Tom Stade at Preston Guild …

    If you are expecting this review to be a blow by blow account of Tom Stade’s latest show, you’ll be disappointed. Firstly because…

Flower power in Southport.. just because

I’m no green-fingered genius, so I could only look in wonder at these floral fantasy displays at the Southport Flower show, where I headed on…

Review: Hacienda Classical; Lytham Festival

It is impossible to entirely recreate those halcyon days when Manchester’s Hacienda nightclub was the centre of a universe so heady the characters and legacy…

Review: Evita

    It takes a certain type of voice to raise the roof and capture the soul of every audience member, even those sitting right…

Review: Take That (Wonderland Tour) supported by All …

*This review was written two days before the horrific terrorist attack at Manchester Arena. My thoughts are with those who lost their lives and were…