Reviews

WOS Northwest is our new URL

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

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. (more…)


Review – Miss Behave’s Finale Night (Queer Up North)

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

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

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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. (more…)


Review – Blue Man Group

Monday, May 25th, 2009

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

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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. (more…)


Review – Scott Capuro (Queer Up North)

Sunday, May 24th, 2009

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

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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. (more…)


Review: Cruel Tales Of Youth (Queer Up North)

Saturday, May 23rd, 2009

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

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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. (more…)