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TANGO MODERNO
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Tuesday 17th to Saturday 21st October 2017
TERRIFIC 2 4 1 TICKET OFFER - Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace are back in their most explosive and exuberant show ever, Tango Moderno!
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THE WATERBOYS Gigs
Sunday 22nd October 2017

The 2016 live version of the band is the same as recorded Modern Blues and successfully toured the world last year. Their sound bridges the toughness of British/Irish rock and the soulful, funky swagger of the American south.

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MIDGE URE, THE CHRISTIANS, ALTERED IMAGES Gigs
Wednesday 25th October 2017

Midge Ure with his Band Electronica, The Christians and Altered Images featuring Clare Grogan, three critically acclaimed legends of the 80s join forces in this major new UK tour.

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FASTLOVE - A TRIBUTE TO GEORGE MICHAEL Gigs
Thursday 26th October 2017

Get ready for an unforgettable evening with a global superstar, as he puts the Boom Boom into your heart in the all new production for 2017 – Fastlove: A Tribute to George Michael.

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THE MAGIC OF MOTOWN Gigs
Friday 27th October 2017

Music fans are invited to the biggest party of the year as the unstoppable Magic of Motown show steams into town! Seen by over a 1 million people all over the world and recently performed for the Royal Variety Performance 2016.

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STEVE STEINMAN'S THE MEAT LOAF STORY Gigs
Saturday 28th October 2017

Steve Steinman the creative force behind the hugely successful Vampires Rock returns with this epic musical concert delivering the best of the best from Meat Loafs Bat Out Of Hell record breaking album.

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THE WIPERS TIMES
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Tuesday 31st October to Saturday 4th November 2017
BEST AVAILABLE OFFER - £19.50 TICKETS!! Ian Hislop and Nick Newman’s The Wipers Times tells the true and extraordinary story of the satirical newspaper created in the mud and mayhem of the Somme.
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THE SNOWMAN Family
Wednesday 8th to Sunday 12th November 2017

When a young boy’s snowman comes to life on Christmas Eve, the two set off on a night-time quest for adventure. They meet Father Christmas, dancing penguins, reindeer and crowds of The Snowman’s friends, but will they escape evil Jack Frost and get back home for Christmas morning?

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A JUDGEMENT IN STONE
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Monday 13th to Saturday 18th November 2017
£10 OFF TICKETS LIMITED TIME OFFER - Building on the phenomenal decade-long success of The Agatha Christie Company, Bill Kenwright presents a new production adapted from one of the most celebrated works of the writer often hailed as the successor to Agatha Christie.
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SHAWN KLUSH ELVIS WORLD TOUR Gigs
Sunday 19th November 2017

Don't miss Shawn Klush on the UK leg of his 2017 World Tour... It simply doesn't get any closer than this!  Featuring original Elvis band members, orchestra and world leading Elvis tribute support.

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NO SUCH THING AS A FISH Drama
Sunday 26th November 2017

Join Dan Schreiber, Andrew Hunter Murray, Anna Ptaszynski and James Harkin on the first leg of their brand new UK tour as they serve up their pick of the most bizarre, extraordinary and hilarious facts discovered over the last 7 days.

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CRAZY FOR YOU Musicals
Monday 28th November to Saturday 2nd December 2017

High energy and high kicking, Crazy for You is the ultimate feel-good musical starring Tom Chambers (Top Hat and winner of Strictly Come Dancing) featuring a fabulous score from the Gershwin brothers’ songbook.

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DICK WHITTINGTON Family
Saturday 9th December 2017 to Sunday 7th January 2018

This year the Manchester Opera House will journey to London this festive season in the magical pantomime adventure Dick Whittington. John Barrowman and The Krankies will lead the cast in the magical production.

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THE SIMON AND GARFUNKEL STORY Gigs
Thursday 11th Jaunary 2018

Direct from it's success in London’s Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, a SOLD OUT Worldwide tour and standing ovations at every performance, The Simon & Garfunkel Story is back! Using huge projection photos and original film footage.

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BOWIE EXPERIENCE Gigs
Friday 12th January 2018

Bowie Experience is a spectacular concert featuring all of David Bowie’s hits - celebrating the music of the world’s greatest pop icon. An unforgettable journey of sound and vision through David Bowie’s golden years from Space Oddity through to Let's Dance..

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SOMEONE LIKE YOU (THE ADELE SONGBOOK) Gigs
Friday 26th January 2018

Someone Like You (The Adele Songbook) is an immaculate celebration of one of our generation’s finest singer-songwriters. The outstanding Katie Markham has the show-stopping voice & captivating charisma to deliver all your favourite Adele hits in an enthralling concert performance.

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A COUNTRY NIGHT IN NASHVILLE
Saturday 27th January 2018

A Country Night In Nashville recreates the scene of a buzzing Honky Tonk in downtown Nashville, perfectly capturing the energy and atmosphere of an evening in the home of Country Music.

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STRANGERS ON A TRAIN Drama
Monday 5th to Saturday 10th February 2018

Strangers On A Train is based on the world renowned 1950 novel by Patricia Highsmith made universally famous by the classic Alfred Hitchcock film. In the great tradition of Hitchcock, this spine chilling tale will delight you with its dark wit whilst having you on the edge of your seat from the start.

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THE RAT PACK LIVE FROM LAS VEGAS Gigs
Monday 19th to Saturday 24th February 2018

The boys are back in town to take you back to the glamorous, glitzy nights of Las Vegas in the late 50s and early 60s. The fabulous Burrelli Sisters and The Rat Pack Big Band join Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr and Dean Martin performing at the famous Sands Hotel.

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THE JOHNNY CASH ROADSHOW Gigs
Sunday 25th February 2018

Welcome to the Johnny Cash Roadshow, a show not to be missed by avid fans or the casual listener. This year prepare for a musical adventure unrivalled by any other that truly celebrates the career of a music legend, Johnny Cash.

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MOTOWN'S GREATEST HITS: HOW SWEET IT IS Gigs
Thursday 1st March 2018

The ultimate celebration of the sweet sound of MOTOWN is back! This stunning 100% live show combine's first class music together with slick choreography, and an amazing band. Truly outstanding, the best MOTOWN experience you will ever have!

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PEPPA PIG'S ADVENTURE Family
Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th March 2018

Join Peppa as she gets ready to go on an exciting camping trip to the woods with her school friends, including Pedro Pony, Suzy Sheep and Gerald Giraffe. With lunch-boxes packed and Daddy Pig driving the bus, Peppa and friends are excited about their outdoor adventure, full of games, laughter and live music!

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YOU'VE GOT A FRIEND Gigs
Tuesday 6th March 2018

You've Got a Friend: The Music of James Taylor and Carole King. From the creators of the smash hit West End show ‘The Simon & Garfunkel Story’, You’ve Got A Friend celebrates two of the World’s greatest songwriters of all time - James Taylor and Carole King.

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MENOPAUSE: THE MUSICAL Musicals
Wednesday 7th March 2018

Menopause the Musical is heading out on another UK wide tour. This hysterical show packed full of one-liners about night sweats, hot flushes and memory loss is backed by an instantly recognisable soundtrack of innuendo-laden versions of 60s, 70s and 80s pop classics.

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STEVE STEINMAN'S ICONIC - THE SHOW
Thursday 8th March 2018

Steve Steinman’s all new hit show delivers the best of the best sound tracks from some of the coolest and most Iconic movies of all time. A full cast of incredible singers, dancers and formidable band blast their way through some of the most recognisable music ever!

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ELLEN KENT'S LA TRAVIATA Opera
Friday 9th March 2018

A tragic tale of searing passion and memorable music, La Traviata is Verdi’s outstanding interpretation of one of the most popular love stories of the 19th century, La Dame aux Camelias.

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ELLEN KENT'S MADAMA BUTTERFLY Opera
Saturday 10th March 2018

Back by overwhelming public demand, this award winning Opera returns with exquisite sets including a spectacular Japanese garden and fabulous costumes including antique wedding kimonos from Japan.

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ELLEN KENT'S RIGOLETTO Opera
Sunday 11th March 2018

Verdi’s masterpiece Rigoletto is a dramatic tale of the jester’s daughter whose heart is stolen by a charming but unreliable ruler – and how her father’s attempts to prevent the love affair lead to tragedy. The opera was almost banned because it exposed the licentious behaviour of the powers-that-be at court.

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THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Drama
Tuesday 13th to Saturday 17th March 2018

The Importance Being Earnest by the master of comedy Oscar Wilde, makes a welcome visit to Manchester society in this wonderfully witty, deliciously decadent and classic revival from The Original Theatre Company.

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SEVEN DRUNKEN NIGHTS: THE STORY OF THE DUBLINERS Gigs
Sunday 18th March 2018

Telling the story of a career spanning 50 years and evoking the spirit of Ronnie Drew, Luke Kelly, Barney McKenna, Jim McCann, Ciaran Bourke and John Sheahan, this hugely talented cast of musicians and singers bring the music of this iconic group to life.

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FAT FRIENDS - THE MUSICAL Musicals
Monday 19th to Saturday 24th March 2018

The hit TV show Fat Friends from award-winning national treasure Kay Mellor (creator of Band of Gold, The Syndicate and In The Club) is bursting onto the stage in a brand new musical, with original music by Nick Lloyd Webber.

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HAIRSPRAY Musicals
Monday 26th March to Saturday 7th April 2018

The smash hit musical comedy Hairspray is coming to venues across the UK with a production guaranteed to have you dancing the night away! Featuring the hit songs Welcome To The 60s, You Can’t Stop The Beat, The Nicest Kids in Town and many more. Don’t miss this irresistible feel-good show.

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SISTERS OF SOUL Gigs
Sunday 8th April 2018

Jocelyn Brown, Jaki Graham & Voice of Rose Royce Gwen Dickey Sisters of Soul. Somebody Else’s Guy, Car Wash, Could It Be I’m Falling in Love, Wishing on a Star and No More Tears – the original Sisters of Soul in a show packed full of million-selling hits. . .

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OF MICE AND MEN Drama
Monday 9th to Saturday 14th April 2018

ON SALE WEDNESDAY 5TH JULY - Set in the trying times of the Great Depression, Of Mice And Men is a powerful portrait of the American spirit and a heartbreaking testament to the bonds of friendship and what it means to be human.

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GILBERT O'SULLIVAN Gigs
Sunday 22nd April 2018

The superstar who topped the UK & US single charts in the 70s with songs of endearing tunefulness, unabashed sentiment and existentialist musings. Today, British singer-songwriter Gilbert O’Sullivan continues to be regarded with tremendous affection & his songs remain well-loved around the world.

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MY FIRST BALLET - SWAN LAKE Dance
Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th April 2018

Give children a first taste of the magical world of ballet. Enjoy one of the most famous ballets of all time together, in this beautifully adapted new version for children aged three upwards.

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MARTI PELLOW Gigs
Saturday 19th May 2018

Marti Pellow will tour the UK in 2018 with “The Private Collection Tour”. The tour celebrates 30 years in the industry, including number 1’s and hit singles from his many albums as both a solo artist and with Wet Wet Wet.

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AN EVENING WITH ALEXANDER ARMSTRONG Gigs
Saturday 26th May 2018

Following the release of his first Christmas album ‘In A Winter Light’, Alexander Armstrong is off on the road in his new tour ‘An evening of live music with Alexander Armstrong in concert’.

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AWFUL AUNTIE Family
Wednesday 20th to Sunday 24th June 2018

From the acclaimed producers of Gangsta Granny comes the world premiere of David Walliams’ amazing tale of frights, fights and friendship, featuring a very old car, a very large owl and a very small ghost!

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THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Comedy
Monday 25th to Saturday 30th June 2018

Fawlty Towers meets Noises Off in this multi award-winning West End smash hit comedy. The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society are putting on a 1920s murder mystery, but as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong… does!

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AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN THE MUSICAL
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Monday 13th to Saturday 18th August 2018
EARLY BIRD OFFER EXPIRES SOON - The world premiere of a brand new musical that will simply sweep you off your feet! Based on the Oscar-winning film starring Richard Gere. Its feel-good soundtrack includes the hit song from the movie Up Where We Belong along with many 80s classic anthems.
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T.REXTASY Gigs
Sunday 23rd September 2018

Marc Bolan, with his band T.Rex, was one of the most flamboyant and charismatic stars of the original glam rock era.  T.Rextasy have now been performing around the world for over 20 years, a career that ironically out lives Marc’s very own T.Rex.

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