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Review: Terry Christian – Naked Confessions of a Recovering Catholic

Jesus, Mary and ….Terry Christian the stand-up? Terry Christian isn’t the first person I would think of when it comes to being a natural stand-up comic. The Manchester-born broadcaster and presenter is more famed for his ‘motor mouth’ reputation as the former presenter of cult Channel Four youth show, The Word and for almost pipping […]

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Manchester Fringe Festival 2013 – Feisty, Affordable and Fun

(Note. This review was originally published on the Huffington Post UK – entertainment/culture channel- link to come.) MANCHESTER FRING FESTIVAL 2013 WATCH out Edinburgh… Manchester is quickly becoming the festival capital of theatre, comedy and performance. While the Manchester International Festival 2013 (MIF) has just come to another triumphant end (4-21 July), the independent fringe […]

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Homotopia Festival Opens! 35 Events Across Liverpool

Am pleased to report that Homotopia – the only Lesbian, Gay and Trans’ Cultural Festival in the North of England kickstarted last night (Thursday 25 October) over in lovely Liverpool. Oooh it looks a jampacked and very juicy month ahead and therefore I insist you click here for the full run-down of events. Also, add […]

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Jerry Seinfeld – Manchester – The King of Comedy’s In Town

Tonight is a special night for our city – quite possibly the funniest, most successful and cleverest stand-up comedian of our time is in town! Jerry Seinfeld is in a league of his own and it is a huge treat for us Mancunians that he’s playing his first ever UK gigs outside of London here […]

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BBC 5 Live: Absolutely Fabulous Dahling!

I was a huge fan of BBC comedy Ab Fab in its day, so the news that Jennifer Saunders is to deliver three special episodes to celebrate Ab Fab’s 20th anniversary this year definitely put a smile on my face. It was a brilliantly written show (esp the early series) and with finely tuned female […]

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