Spamalot, Manchester Opera House
Jan16

Spamalot, Manchester Opera House

Last night I watched the first show of the Spamalot tour 2015 at the beautiful Manchester Opera House. I’m a little ashamed to say I haven’t watched much Monty Python before, so it was all quite new to me. The show was very funny from start to finish, a lot like a pantomime with characters bursting out into uncontrollable laughter and a few moustaches falling off here and there. The crowd loved this and it’s nice to...

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Pantomime. Oh yes it is.
Jan14

Pantomime. Oh yes it is.

Early January and another panto season is over. This Christmas I performed in my 3rd pantomime, ‘Cinderella’ at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, playing Prince Charming. Panto is something I have always wanted to do and I can genuinely say, it is the most fun and rewarding job you could possibly do each Christmas. I’ve learned a lot about pantomime traditions over the past few years, and how it is a massive business for...

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Little Shop Of Horrors. Manchester Royal Exchange Theatre
Jan06

Little Shop Of Horrors. Manchester Royal Exchange Theatre

Back in 1994 I took to the stage in my first musical, my school’s production of Little Shop Of Horrors. A show I have held in my heart ever since. Tonight, after a 21 year wait, I finally got to see it on stage at Manchester’s wonderful Royal Exchange Theatre. I’ve never been to this theatre before and it’s extremely unique. It looks like a spaceship that has landed inside of a grand hall, breathtaking! The...

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