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Today in Manchester: The WHY? Festival at the Contact Theatre

In Children's theatre, Festivals, Manchester, Musicals, Opinion, Plays, Regional theatre by Kristy StottLeave a Comment

Jude Kelly, Artistic Director of Southbank Centre, London, brings her creation inspired by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Children, to Manchester, offering our young people a celebration of their rights and capabilities, offering inspiration: we can make change in our world.

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NEWS: Martin Kemp stars in Million Dollar Quartet for London Xmas dates

In Festivals, London theatre, Musicals, Native, News, Press Releases, Regional theatre, Touring by Press ReleasesLeave a Comment

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical and West End hit, today reveals casting for the red-hot rock ‘n’ roll extravaganza which appears at Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall. The show plays a limited season starring Martin Kemp from Saturday 17 December 2016 to Monday 2 January 2017.

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CLOSER – Udderbelly

In Circus, Dance, London theatre, Opinion, Reviews by Laura KresslyLeave a Comment

Five performers gleefully throw themselves around the stage inside Southbank’s upside down purple cow. Displays of tumbling, trapeze and acrobatics abound, but what makes Australian company Circa’s show different from other circus isn’t their physical skill. Closer is full of unadulterated joy and celebration of human intimacy. Personality is on show as much as circus skills are, and Closer is a powerful reminder to share our emotions with those around us because it feels great to connect with others.