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LEE NELSON
Comedy
Sunday 9th April 2017
After getting into trouble for sneaking into places he shouldn’t be, Lee Nelson is back where he most definitely should be: live on stage with his brand-new, laugh-out-loud, best ever stand-up show.
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BABE, THE SHEEP PIG
Family
Tuesday 11th to Saturday 15th April 2017
Join us for an enchanting family favourite, as the classic novel which inspired the Oscar-winning film comes alive with plenty of laughter, thrills, stunning puppetry and original music.
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THE PARTY Family
Saturday 15th April 2017
Accompanied by an exciting series of workshops in circus skills, performance and juggling for little people 3+ years, middle-sized people and grown-ups.
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SHAKIN' STEVENS
Gigs/Concerts
Sunday 16th April 2017
Blues, roots, Americana and classic rock take centre stage on this surprising record. A labour of love, detailing stories from his intriguing family history, Shakin’ Stevens has created a remarkable musical tribute to his once mysterious past.
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ROB ROUSE
Comedy
Sunday 16th April 2017

Rob takes this trademark comedic storytelling to a career high in this full length show, as he leads us on an irresistibly hilarious journey of enforced introspection.

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BILLY OCEAN
Gigs/Concerts
Monday 17th April 2017
The legendary Billy Ocean comes to The Lowry ahead of his latest release of new album ‘Here You Are: The Best of Billy Ocean’.
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CYRANO DE BERGERAC Drama
Tuesday 18th to Saturday 22nd April 2017
Northern Broadsides bring its acclaimed charisma and exuberant performance style to this swashbuckling tale of unrequited love to lift your spirits and make your heart ache.
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RUNNING WILD
Family
Tuesday 18th to Saturday 22nd April 2017
Michael Morpurgo’s novel, based on a true story, is brought to lush life with extraordinary heart, vibrant colour and exceptional creativity, wowing audiences of all ages and critics alike.
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BUBBLE SCHEMEISIS Drama
Tuesday 18th to Saturday 22nd April 2017
Bubbemeises is Yiddish for a grandmother’s story, a tall story, an old wives’ tale.
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NOT TODAY'S YESTERDAYS Dance
Wednesday 19th April 2017
Acclaimed dancer Seeta Patel joins forces with Australian choreographer Lina Limosani is this poignant work.
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HUSH HUSH Drama
Friday 21st April 2017
We've said too much already. Move on. Nothing to see here. This is a Pay a What You Decide event. WTF? Reserve your tickets, come along, see the show and decide how much you want to pay afterwards!
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HOW TO MAKE ART FROM LIFE
Drama
Saturday 22nd April 2017
A mesmeric and poetic evening of film and live electronics, showcasing an evocative and intimate vision over twenty-five years.
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A STRANGE NEW PLACE
Family
Sunday 23rd April 2017
A completely original one woman show without words, A Strange New Space melds physical theatre with stunning puppetry and original music.
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EDDI READER
Gigs
Sunday 23rd April 2017
One of popular music’s most thrilling and affecting performers. Eddi Reader plus special guest Adam Holmes.
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STEPHEN BAILEY
Comedy
Sunday 23rd April 2017
‘Guilty pleasure' (Daily Record), Stephen Bailey wants to talk! In this debut tour he is tackling the art of conversation.
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GHOST - THE MUSICAL
Musicals
Monday 24th to Saturday 29th April 2017
Ghost The Musical - Bill Kenwright presents this new production, Unchained and Reimagined...
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FASCINATING AIDA'S DILLIE KEANE Comedy
Monday 24th April 2017
Dillie Keane takes a short break from her Fascinating Aïda gal pals to present her first solo show in 558 years.
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ROSE AND ROSIE
Comedy
Tuesday 25th April 2017
Join Rose and Rosie as you’ve never seen them before! Raw, stripped back and live on their Exposed Tour!
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BUCKET LIST Drama
Wednesday 26th & Thursday 27th April 2017
Multi award-winning Theatre Ad Infinitum presents the powerful story of one Mexican woman’s fight for justice.
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KANDACE SPRINGS
Gigs
Friday 28th April 2017
Nashville-based singer-songwriter Kandace Springs flies over to the UK to perform her latest album 'Soul Eyes'.
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JOCASTA: A MUSICAL TRAGEDY
Musicals
Saturday 29th April 2017
Louis Barabbas' epic new musical takes place in a murky world of political power games, media manipulation and familial betrayal.
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RED HOT CHILLI PIPERS
Gigs
Saturday 29th April 2017
The Chillis have never been more in demand for their infectious style of feel good music which appeals right across the age range to people all over the world.
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DANIEL O'DONNELL
Gigs
Sunday 30th April 2017
National Treasure Daniel O'Donnell is back with a bang, having just completed five sold out shows at the INEC Killarney in Ireland, performing his revitalised show to over 12,000 enthusiastic fans.
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THE NOISE NEXT DOOR
Family
Sunday 30th April 2017
Michael Morpurgo’s novel, based on a true story, is brought to lush life with extraordinary heart, vibrant colour and exceptional creativity, wowing audiences of all ages and critics alike.
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AN EVENING WITH BOYCOTT AND AGGERS
Comedy
Monday 1st May 2017

The show is peppered with hilarious anecdotes, the audience can tweet Aggers live with their own questions and the evening will, as ever, be fun, fiery and full of surprises!

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SWANSONG
Drama
Wednesday 3rd to Saturday 6th May 2017
Following rave reviews and critically acclaimed runs, DugOut bring their smash-hit show to the Lowry to ask what we'd remember if we could start again.
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CASANOVA
Dance
Wednesday 3rd to Saturday 6th May 2017
Throw caution to the wind. Be led into temptation. Unmask Casanova with Northern Ballet. Consumed by his desires, Casanova lived every minute in a whirlwind of scandal and excess. But there’s more to the man. This original ballet will expose a story so sensational you won’t believe it’s real.
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SUPER SUNDAY Drama
Wednesday 3rd & Thursday 4th May 2017
Big on flying, big on thrills and big on mind blowing skills, it contains enough fear inducing circus stunts to have you squealing with delight.
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GOLDILOCKS AND THE THREE BEARS
Family
Friday 5th May 2017
Bringing this classic children’s story to life, Goldilocks & the Three Bears is the perfect opportunity for your little ones to enjoy live ballet, music and theatre for the first time.
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TONY LAW
Comedy
Friday 5th May 2017
Multi award-winning comedian, Tony Law embarks on a UK tour with a brand new show of the inimitable surreal comedy-art that has made him one of the most celebrated live performers in the UK.
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BRIDGET CHRISTIE
Comedy
Saturday 6th May 2017
The Edinburgh Comedy Award-winner returns - witness the liberal female comedian’s exasperated and despairing meltdown.
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PAULA HAWKINS IN CONVERSATION Drama
Saturday 6th May 2017
In 2015, Paula Hawkins’ debut novel The Girl on The Train received worldwide critical acclaim, catapulting the South London journalist from struggling writer to literary celebrity.
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REGINALD D HUNTER
Comedy
Sunday 7th May 2017
Reginald D Hunter returns to the UK in 2017 with his highly anticipated brand new show. During the 15 years in which he has lived in the UK, Reginald’s searingly honest material has garnered him a popular fanbase that spans the generations.
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FOIL, ARMS AND HOG TOUR 2017
Comedy
Sunday 7th May 2017
Foil, Arms and Hog present a delicious blend of bizarre, surreal and hilarious comedy scenes with outrageous characters and unexpected twists. Catch these lads while you can.
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LAURENCE CLARK
Comedy
Sunday 7th May 2017
Everybody wants their independence right now – but careful what you wish for! Laurence spins tales of adolescence, love and Harry Potter, discovering that he doesn’t have to be Superman afterall....
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STEPMOTHER/STEPFATHER
Dance
Tuesday 9th May 2017
Award-winning Director and Choreographer Arthur Pita, in collaboration with HeadSpaceDance, presents a wickedly gruesome, darkly surreal double bill of dark dance.
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THE TOAD KNEW Drama
Wednesday 10th & Thursday 11th May 2017
Step into the beautiful and intoxicating world of multi-talented performer and director James Thierrée. A member of the Chaplin dynasty, he has been delighting crowds across the world for years with his unforgettable shows that are boundless in their creativity.
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SPRING REIGN
Drama
Wednesday 10th May 2017
Originated and directed by Benedict Power, and scripted by award winning writer Rob Johnston, Spring Reign is based on real-life accounts.
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ANDY PARSONS
Comedy
Thursday 11th May 2017
Put on your lucky pants and your party shoes – and get yourself on a night out. Or maybe come out dressed in a binbag, top hat and clogs. We could all use a laugh.
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LIFE BY THE THROAT Drama
Thursday 11th & Friday 12th May 2017
This is the story of one man’s life, from birth to death - written and performed by a woman. James Joseph Patrick Keogh is a force to be reckoned with. Born into poverty and madness, he survives on wit, laughter and one ingenious scheme after another.
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AN EVENING WITH ANTHONY JOSHUA
Sport
Friday 12th May 2017
ANTHONY 'AJ' JOSHUA will be live on stage to talk about his life and career so far. AJ is an Olympic gold medallist and current heavyweight champion of the World. He is fighting Klitchko in April before his Lowry appearance. Tickets are sure to fly out so book now to avoid missing out.
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REUNION - ANA MORALES COMPANY
Dance
Friday 12th May 2017
From the cradle of flamenco Seville,  Ana Morales and David Coria - two of the most celebrated and exciting flamenco performers today - bring this brand new production Reunión to UK audiences for the first time.
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DRACULA: THE BLOODY TRUTH Drama
Saturday 13th May 2017
STOP! It is of vital importance that you stop what you’re doing and read this very carefully. Your life may depend on it...
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BANG! SAID THE GUN

Comedy
Saturday 13th May 2017
Bang Said The Gun is poetry for people who don’t like poetry. Voted the best poetry night in the UK by the Times, Bang Said The Gun has made poetry cool again.
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SUKANYA THE OPERA (RAVI SHANKAR)
Opera
Sunday 14th May 2017
Come and experience Ravi Shankar’s Sukanya. This special event combining myth, music and dance, will bring Ravi Shankar’s Opera to life for the very first time.
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LA STRADA
Drama
Monday 15th to Saturday 20th May 2017
In this much-anticipated new stage production, Fellini’s profoundly impassioned and deeply involving story is sure to stimulate the senses, fire emotions and stir the soul.
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MILONGA
Dance
Tuesday 16th & Wednesday 17th May 2017
Deeply rooted in Argentinean culture, tango has fascinated and captivated the world with its sexuality, power and beauty.
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SOMETHING TERRIBLE MIGHT HAPPEN Drama
Thursday 18th May 2017
We’re the safest people who have ever lived, and we’re terrified. We’re scared of men on dark streets, groups of kids, animals, disease, gooey liquids, people we don’t know, the weird guy at number 13, big things, small things and unnecessarily average sized things.
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KIERAN HODGSON
Comedy
Friday 19th May 2017
Following a sell-out tour and BBC Radio 4 adaptation of last year’s Lance, Hodgson returns with his second Edinburgh Comedy Award nominated smash-hit character comedy show.
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BREAKIN' CONVENTION UK TOUR 2017 Dance
Friday 19th & Saturday 20th May 2017
Breakin' Convention showcases the very best performances from around the world and around the corner in an unforgettable experience for the whole family.
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THE MARKED Drama
Saturday 20th May 2017
As a boy, Jack lived in a world of monsters and invisible guardians, as he fought to protect the people he loved. Now grown, his life on the streets of London is less fantastical. But when a ghost from his past turns up, Jack must harness the power of forgotten myths to defeat her.
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GEOFF NORCOTT

Comedy
Sunday 21st May 2017
A Trade Unionist’s son who grew up on a council estate, Geoff Norcott is wondering how he ended up leaning to the right.
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THE UKULELE ORCHESTRA Gigs
Sunday 21st May 2017
They walk on stage with only a ukulele each, and from their formal black-tie opening, proceed to tear the house down as they wow the audience and make friends everywhere.
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