Just the ticket – future optimism as curtain rises again on theatre industry

THE shows must go on much to the relief, pleasure and optimism of a Saddleworth company at the centre of the entertainment business. In ‘normal’…

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Frankie says… The love story behind the comedian revealed to theatre audiences

BEHIND the lugubrious mask of comedian Frankie Howerd was an equally unhappy and mournful person hiding from public view. That’s the view of playwright and…

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Meat and greet former Greenfield landlord! Steve’s a real dead ringer for Loaf and he’s heading back to Oldham

HE’S been Steve Steinman longer than he’s been Steve Murray. But Saddleworth is very much part of the DNA of one of the world’s most…

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Players’ new recovery season designed to show laughter is best medicine

IF laughter really is good for the soul then Saddleworth Players’ new recovery season starting in September should definitely hit the spot. When Jim Cartwright’s…

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