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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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Music Boxes – Manchester International Festival 2011 – Media City

One of the highlights of the Manchester International Festival is a special architectural and musical creation called Music Boxes. It’s a spellbinding mini city within a city – namely the impressive Media City in Salford, the new home of the BBC Children and a host of other top media-based companies. Specially created for children aged […]

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Victoria Wood – That Day We Sang – Manchester International Festival: “It was joyful.”

My mum never goes to the theatre but the offer of my spare ticket for the world premiere of Victoria Wood’s musical play, That Day We Sang, was met with an instant acceptance: “Victoria Wood? Oh yes! I’ll like that.” Indeed my mum did like it. In fact, along with the sell-out audience at Manchester’s […]

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