Eshaan Akbar brings his Pretender tour to the Quays

As remarked by warm-up act Aaron Wood, Eshaan Akbar commands an eclectic mix of fans, having picked up loyal followers from the vastly different arenas of QI and the Have a Word podcast. In the cosy Lowry Studio, a smaller room held within the Lowry Theatre, over the course of an hour Akbar tackled some […]

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The real-life Greater Manchester locations that inspired L.S Lowry’s work

Laurence Stephen Lowry is a cultural icon in Greater Manchester, most famous for his simple depictions of hectic industrial scenes, hailing from Stretford and spending most of his life in the region. Anyone living in the north west of England will have struggled to avoid the impact of his art, with various buildings and landmarks […]

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Comedian Dara O’Briain takes numerous pops at himself in energetic Lowry Theatre show

Irishman Dara O’Briain walked out with boundless energy, recounting funny tales that mainly took shots at himself in the first of three nights at the Lyric Theatre O’Briain returned to Salford last Thursday in the middle of his current stand-up tour. The crowd lapped up such tales of how he acts as a parent and […]

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