Review: Massive Owl’s Castle Rock @ The Lowry

Massive Owl’s abstraction of Stand by Me, an adaptation of Stephen King’s novella The Body was a beautiful view of the microscopic. Starting with a landscape description of Castle Rock as the audience stare at the words on a projected screen, the story unfolds of an unknowing and sensitive relationship between the images of three voiceless characters in … Continue reading Review: Massive Owl’s Castle Rock @ The Lowry

Review: A Pacifist’s Guide to the War on Cancer @ HOME

Writer and Director Bryony Kimmings has never shied away from talking about difficult topics in her work. Fake it till you Make It was a revealing and sensitive show about coping with mental illnesses, sharing the stage with husband Tim who revealed he’d been taking anti-depressants six months into dating. Now back with her new show A … Continue reading Review: A Pacifist’s Guide to the War on Cancer @ HOME

Review: Summer. Autumn. Winter. Spring. @ Old Granada Studios

Where to start with the seven hour, four season, 50+ ensemble that was Quarantine’s Summer. Autumn. Winter. Spring. First off, you cannot fault the buzz that was created around this show. Manchester was inundated with the talk of HOME’s associate company, and what their epic marathon of performances might entail, led by the answers, actions and … Continue reading Review: Summer. Autumn. Winter. Spring. @ Old Granada Studios