Kinky Boots review: Life-affirming fabulous fun at Manchester …

  Irrepressible, good-humoured and absolutely fabulous, the Kinky Boots musical is in town and it’s taking no intolerant prisoners. Filled with glitter, one-liners and an…

Review: Miss Saigon at Manchester Palace Theatre

Get your emotions on standby, the juggernaut of a musical that is Miss Saigon has rolled into town and there is not a dry eye…

Festive Manchester and the beautiful Principal Hotel

One ordinary Saturday, 20 years ago this year, some IRA terrorists ignited a bomb in Manchester. They created mayhem and loss, a scar that will…

Review: Sunny afternoon at Manchester Opera House

It was only appropriate that I rocked up to Manchester’s Opera House on a classic English sunny afternoon, the city almost horizontal in the longed-for…

Theatre review: Avenue Q at Manchester Palace Theatre

Avenue Q Puppets. Monsters. A sex scene and a character called Lucy the slut. Plus a song called ‘We’re all just a little bit racist.’…