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May 27th, 2009 - Blog, Competitions, Features, Gossip, Interviews, News, Reviews

It’s been a long time in the planning, but we have now moved URLs and got even bigger. Some of you may have already noticed that we have had two regional sites running parallel: WOS Manchester and WOS Northwest. Read the rest of this story »

May 26th, 2009 - Reviews

Date Reviewed: 26th May, 2009
Venue: The Spiegeltent


The 2009 Queer Up North Festival ends in suitable style and enthusiasm. For all the desire to push boundaries and even shock, there is an old-fashioned aspect to the Finale. Read the rest of this story »

May 25th, 2009 - Reviews

Date Reviewed: 25th May, 2009
Venue: MEN Arena


The basic concept of the Blue Man Group is that, as strangers in a strange land, their innocent outlook helps us re-evaluate things with which we have become familiar – specifically what constitutes art. Read the rest of this story »

May 24th, 2009 - Reviews

Date Reviewed: 24th May, 2009
Venue: Spiegel Tent


Gay comedians with edgy material are so few and far between that as soon as you find one, you feel the need to shout their name. Read the rest of this story »

May 23rd, 2009 - Reviews

Date Reviewed: 23rd May, 2009
Venue: Contact Theatre


Some years ago, playwright Mark Ravenhill proposed a temporary moratorium on art and culture. His reason? It was the only way he could possibly catch up on all the music, books, films and plays he wanted to hear, read and see. Read the rest of this story »