FuseFM Chatroom

In light of Dane Baptiste’s upcoming stand-up show ‘The Chocolate Chip’, the comedian, actor and podcaster speaks to Fuse FM about the inspirations behind his act and his other entertainment ventures. Baptiste was nominated for the category “Best Newcomer” at the 2014 Edinburgh Comedy Awards and has since made television appearances in shows such as […]

Written by Charlie O’Brien ‘Kindness… you have to pay it forward.’ The opening monologue, from a Big Issue vendor played by Andrew Sheridan, sets out a theme which will run through both halves of The Manchester Project at Christmas, a marvelous evening’s entertainment emphasising the value of community this advent. Local company Monkeywood have created […]

Mac DeMarco

By Edoardo Fusi   Mac DeMarco, the prince of indie rock himself, will be blessing audience members with wavy tunes and a wacky performance in Manchester tomorrow, at the O2 Apollo. It seems appropriate for this to take place at a venue named after the ancient god of music, dance and poetry.   The gig […]

Written by Jo Chitty You would be forgiven for entering a performance of Roots at HOME, having read the necessary leaflet, and yet still having no concept of what you were about to witness. In fact, on Thursday I both entered and left a performance of Roots in a similar state of dazzled confusion. Over […]

Written by Digby Barrowcliff After reading the description of the play by Chanje Kunda, it was rather hard to know exactly what to expect from the performance. Collecting her thoughts, Kunda bursts into her narrative with a beaming smile and the punchy statement that wine must be one of her five a day as around […]