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Stroker’s Picks: Bank Holiday Culture

May 23, 2014


It’s the Bank Holiday weekend! The sun might be threatening to come out, but it’s time for you to get your culture on with our pick of some of the most exciting and controversial exhibitions on in the area the moment: Pick of the week:  Collider: The World’s Greatest Experiment The Museum of Science and […]

GM Fringe: Big Sid

August 1, 2013


When cricketer Sid Taylor retires from the game aged 42, the reality of life on the outside hits him for six. A request from Sid’s old grammar school to deliver the Prize Day speech provides him with a very public outlet for 20 years of bitterness and bile. Will he go out in a blaze […]

TV Times: From Granadaland

June 15, 2013


The Television Centre of the north switches off its lights for the final time this weekend as Granada moves from its Quay Street facility to MediaCity UK. A special show, fronted by Granada fan and comedian Peter Kay airs on ITV1 tomorrow night to say goodbye to this iconic building. Audiences for six decades have […]

Coronation Street 1977 – LIVE!

January 3, 2013


Its time to walk down the most famous cobbles in the UK as Coronation Street returns to the Fringe. This time, we’re in Generation Game, flares and disco era as we travel to 1977. Annie Walker is all set to show off her brand new monogrammed carpet, specially acquired by Eddie Yeats. She’s even holding […]

Corrie 1968: “The Wedding of Dennis Tanner, Part 2” – LIVE!

January 10, 2012


Picking up the morning after the night before, will Elsie be able to get Dennis to the church on time? And how will Dennis manage to be in two places at once on his wedding night? Things take a more dramatic turn in this second episode of live Corrie. In true Coronation Street fashion, there are a […]

Corrie 1968: “The Wedding of Dennis Tanner, Part 1” – LIVE!

January 9, 2012


Onto the Lass O’Gowrie for the full run of this week’s live episodes, penned by Jack Rosenthal, comprising tonight’s episode “The Wedding of Dennis Tanner, Part 1” which concludes on Tuesday before The Ogdens on Wednesday/Thursday and the omnibus of all three episodes on Sunday. It’s the day before Dennis Tanner’s wedding to Jenny Sutton and with […]

Coronation Street: “The Ogden’s” LIVE!

January 8, 2012


As part of award winning Manchester pub The Lass O’Gowrie’s Lassfest, three episodes of Coronation Street, written by Jack Rosenthal, and unseen since their original transmission in 1968 have been recast, and will be performed in the award winning Lass O’Gowrie on Charles Street in Manchester this week. I was treated to a sneak preview of […]