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Stroker’s Picks: The Greater Manchester Fringe

July 1, 2014


As regular readers will know, we’re stalwart supporters of the Fringe scene in Manchester and beyond, and the Greater Manchester Fringe returns for a third year with even more shows and more venues presenting a mix of drama, comedy and music over the next 31 days. The Fringe is a place for new and existing […]

Preview: The Greater Manchester Fringe 2014

May 29, 2014


The Greater Manchester Fringe is back for its third year in July and is looking for writers, artists, comedians, musicians, producers and event organisers to put on shows. Eighteen venues around Greater Manchester participated in 2013, hosting more than 200 events, from innovative art exhibitions to award-winning plays and comedians. Big names mixed with new talent […]

Stroker’s Picks: GM Fringe – The Final Week

July 24, 2013


The final week of GM Fringe is here. and what a exceptionally packed month its been! From lost plays coming back to the stage through to stand-ups storming Salford via musical interludes at Band on the Wall, its been a month to remember – and it’s not over yet! Lets have a look what the […]

Norris and Parker: All of Our Friends are Dead – LIVE!

July 23, 2013


Regular readers here on the Fiction Stroker will know that I’m a big supporter of Norris and Parker’s quirky brand of surreal comedy. Needless to say, I jumped at the opportunity to preview their new Edinburgh show, and it certainly didn’t disappoint. You know that you’re probably in for a treat when someone’s laughing before […]

GM Fringe: Rotten Apples

July 19, 2013


What do you call the man Sgt. Spallen has down in the cells? An ambulance. Originally broadcast on Channel 4 in 1989, Rotten Apples has never been seen again – until now. Written by Niall Leonard (now better known as Mr. 50 Shades of Grey – his wife is E L James) and set in […]

GM Fringe: New Dawn Fades

July 16, 2013


The Factory Records world is a very sexy and attractive one. Combining the punk and alternative scenes, bands such as A Certain Ratio, Durutti Column and of course Joy Division sprang out of the record label. Dominating characters such as Bez, Peter Hook and Martin Hannett all circled around Factory Records manager and local TV […]

GM Fringe: Wine of India

July 12, 2013


It is the year 2050 – a utopia of eternal youth and perfect health, but with one big catch. Our own fixed expiry date. People reaching the end of their licensed age must submit to a government controlled euthanasia program. Today is the day of Will’s funeral. The day on which he will finally taste […]