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BREVIEW: Mother’s Ruin: A Cabaret about Gin @ The Old Joint Stock 31.08-03.09.2017

Words by Lucy Mounfield / Pics by Patrick Boland I can’t think of better way to mourn the end of August than by doing what’s best on a wonderful summer’s eve – drinking, laughing and having a good time. Thankfully, Mother’s Ruin: A Cabaret about Gin, performed at The Old Joint Stock Theatre, allowed me […]

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BREVIEW: Time in Motion @ Crescent Theatre 25.08.17

Words by Lucy Mounfield / Pic by Tim Cross On the 25th of August, the National Youth Ballet of Great Britain (NYB) celebrated their 30th anniversary by performing Time in Motion at the Crescent Theatre in Birmingham – a collection of seven short ballets based around the theme of time. A captivating programme of choreography and performances, […]

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BREVIEW: West Side Story @ New Alexandra Theatre 23-26.08.17

Words by Paul Gallear / Pics courtesy of the New Alexandra Theatre It wasn’t new when Shakespeare wrote his version around 1591, and it wasn’t new when Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim debuted West Side Story on Broadway in 1957. It probably wasn’t even new when Masuccio Salernitano published Mariotto and Gianozza in 1476. But what […]

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BREVIEW: Goodnight Lenin @ Hare & Hounds 11.08.15

      Words by Damien Russell / Pics by Michelle Martin You know that moment when you find a band and think ‘I really must go and see them sometime’? Do it. Go and see them. Don’t ‘catch them next time’, or wait until you’re not ‘too tired’ for a non-work night, or whatever […]

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BREVIEW: Regina Spektor @ Symphony Hall 05.08.17

Words by Paul Gallear / Lead pic by Michelle Martin – taken for Express & Star A man, younger than I am but around the same height, is wondering around the streets of Sheffield, slightly lost. He has recently started university and is still unfamiliar with his surroundings. Shuffling through the snow, he passes The […]

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