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Written by Manni Gill Having read Patrick Ness’s acclaimed novel of which the play is based on, watched the 2016 film adaptation and gushed on countless occasions to my peers of the sheer emotional overhaul both had put me through, I can’t say I was surprised that at the end of director Sally Cookson’s stage […]

Written by Ben Read: Playlist Editor Last Friday I was fortunate enough to catch Fatoumata at Band on The Wall in Manchester. The fact that I could watch a Malian-parented, Ivorian-raised, French and Wassalou-speaking artist in Manchester highlights an ever growing connectivity in our globalised world. Fatoumata brought a microcosm of her own culture, experiences […]

Written by Charlie O’Brien… In 1910 a ship set sail for New York. On board were Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel. They were travelling with Fred Karno’s famous comedy troupe, Stan as Charlie’s understudy. It was to be a fateful journey, setting them on their way to alter the course of cinematic history. The Strange […]

Written by Mia Edwards… The year is 2015. A text appears on my phone. I am embedded in a McBusted-in-bed marathon. The text reads: For your 18th do you want tickets to see Scouting for Girls with me and my mum?  Fast forward a month or so, and a venue in Bouremouth is filled with the melody of thousands of […]

Written by Olivia White The Minneapolis-born Night Moves graced the very ‘on brand’ Manchester’s Night & Day Café. Having only played the ‘Cottonopolis’ once before a few years back, I was certainly cautious about the crowd they’d be able to bring on a chilly Sunday evening. However, from the second I arrived; my doubts melted […]

Written by Ciara Ewing A big space. A small space. Your space. Safe. Mind the Gap immersed the audience into a world to escape to or escape from, this was the question.’A little space’ is directed by Helen Baggett. Mind the Gap’s Chalri Ward and Karen Bartholomew team up with Gecko devising performer Dan Watson […]

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 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 […]

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