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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Wrestling's grand slam: when Giant Haystacks and Big Daddy were kings by Nick Ahad

As a boy, Nick Ahad idolised the wrestlers he saw on Saturday TV. Now he has revisited the sport’s northern heartland in Glory, a state-of-the-nation play that captures the thrill of the r…

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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Aladdin review at the Alhambra Theatre, Bradford – ‘panto perfection’ by Nick Ahad

Christopher Biggins arrives on stage as Widow Twankey in a cake emblazoned with a great 20™ and the curtain call ends with

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Thursday, August 30, 2018

Race is still a touchy subject at the Edinburgh fringe by Nick Ahad

As the only brown person in the room at The Glang Show, I couldn’t shake a sense of otherness when a quip turned sourI’m a few months into a new career as a standup comedian. I’ve had …

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Thursday, May 10, 2018

Keepy Uppy review at Grand Theatre, Leeds – ‘inventive theatre for young children’ by Nick Ahad

Ask anyone who has trained with Philippe Gaulier: clowning is seriously hard work. A reminder of just how hard comes in Keepy

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

When We Were Brothers review at the Underground, Bradford – ‘moving and hopeful’ by Nick Ahad

With his background writing for Coronation Street, playwright Ben Tagoe knows how to crank up the tension in a confined space. With

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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Hamlet review at Octagon Theatre, Bolton – ‘epic and intimate’ by Nick Ahad

In the 50th anniversary year of Bolton’s Octagon Theatre, current artistic director Elizabeth Newman has invited back previous holders of the role

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Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Cinderella review at Alhambra Theatre, Bradford – ‘stage-filling magnetism’ by Nick Ahad

The Bradford Alhambra pantomime, part of the Qdos stable, is one of the biggest in the country and this year it doesn’t

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