NW Productions

Published: 27 October 2019
Reporter: David Upton

Mike Noble in Reasons to Stay Alive at HOME Credit: Johan Persson
Calendar Girls at Storyhouse

John Osborne’s groundbreaking play The Entertainer starring Shane Richie as Archie Rice comes to the Opera House in Manchester.

Rambert returns to The Lowry in Salford, with its typical dance triple bill format from Wednesday to Friday.

The stage adaptation of best-selling author Matt Haig’s Reasons To Stay Alive comes to HOME in Manchester from Tuesday to Saturday.

The first Manchester Burlesque Festival celebrates all things burlesque and cabaret, featuring workshops, socials and headline shows held at venues across the city, from Thursday to Sunday.

Music, storytelling, talks, yoga, poetry and children’s events all take place underneath a massive moon when it looms up inside Lancaster Priory. The lunar-themed events coincide with the visit of Luke Jerram’s renowned art installation from November 1–20.

The atmosphere should be electric for visitors to Lancaster’s Storey Gallery from next Friday. Lancashire Electric will see rare archive footage from a century of life in the county projected into the gallery from November 1–7.

Halfway To Paradise—The Billy Fury Story at Blackpool Grand next Sunday is a two-hour show telling the story of Britain’s legendary rock ‘n’ roller.

Boisterous, the theatre company dedicated to producing, developing and nurturing existing and new talent from Liverpool’s BAME communities, is taking over the Royal Court Studio next week.

Kill The Beast returns to The Lowry this Halloween with its Director’s Cut on Wednesday and Thursday.

Calendar Girls The Musical comes to Storyhouse in Chester for its final tour dates in the North of England.