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DANE BAPTISTE
Comedy
Saturday 24th February 2018
Fresh from hosting Live at the Apollo and another total sell out run at the Edinburgh Fringe, Dane Baptiste brings his third smash hit show on national tour.
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ED BYRNE: SPOILER ALERT
Comedy
Sunday 25th February 2018
Ed says: "I originally intended to call the show, “I’ll Millennial You in a Minute”, but my promoter considered the title, “off-puttingly baffling”. That’s my own chainsaw in the photo, by the way."
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JOHN ROBINS: THE DARKNESS OF ROBINS
Comedy
Sunday 25th February 2018
Double Chortle Award winning comedian John Robins – one of the most exciting and distinctive voices in comedy – returns reflecting on love, loss and lamenting the fact he can’t break up with himself.
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NICK SHARRATT'S BIG DRAW
Family
Sunday 25th February 2018
Join acclaimed children’s writer and illustrator Nick Sharratt to find out how he creates his picture books. He’ll show you how to draw Tracy Beaker and Timothy Pope, kings and cats and all kinds of crazy creatures. Plus he’ll share some of his very best drawing tips.
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FLAMENCO FESTIVAL - JESÚS CARMONA
Dance
Monday 26th February 2018
Jesús Carmona—a pioneer in flamenco’s evolution— has shared the stage with Spain’s most legendary dancers. He was a principal dancer with the prestigious Ballet Nacional de España for three years before creating his own award-winning company.
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FLAMENCO FESTIVAL - RAFAELA CORRASCO
Dance
Tuesday 27th February 2018
Rafaela Carrasco’s approach to flamenco dance can be summed up by the title of her 2004 piece Fuera de los límites (Beyond the Limits). Rafaela Carrasco performs here at The Lowry as part of Flamenco Festival in March 2018!
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THE SLEEPING BEAUTY
Dance
Wednesday 28th February to Saturday 3rd March 2018
Birmingham Royal Ballet. With live music from the acclaimed Royal Ballet Sinfonia,The Sleeping Beauty is an enchanting experience for all the family.
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THE AUDIT
Drama
Wednesday 28th February 2018
Proto-Type Theater present | In Association with Word Of Warning THE AUDIT tells the story of how a nation raised their voices in protest, and how collective power can move a mountain – even if only a little.
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POLICE COPS IN SPACE
Comedy
Thursday 1st to Saturday 3rd March 2018
Following 3 SELLOUT runs at Soho Theatre with their first production, Police Cops, multi award-winning comedy trio THE PRETEND MEN are back!
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FIRST STEPS - THE SLEEPING BEAUTY
Family
Friday 2nd March 2018
First Steps - The Sleeping Beauty - Birmingham Royal Ballet - A feast of dance, music, costumes and lots of fun, this is a perfect introduction to ballet.
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DAVID BADDIEL
Comedy
Sunday 4th March 2018
Following a sold out run at London’s Menier Chocolate Factory and two critically-acclaimed West End runs, David Baddiel takes his Olivier-nominated one-man show to theatres nationwide.
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OPERA NORTH'S MADAMA BUTTERFLY Opera
Tuesday 6th to Thursday 8th March 2018
Madama Butterfly is a tender story of innocent love crushed amidst two utterly different cultures, which resonates as strongly as ever in today’s world.
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HARD TIMES
Drama
Tuesday 6th to Saturday 10th March 2018
Thomas Gradgrind will not permit fanciful thoughts in his school or his home. So how can he protect his children from the corrupting influences of the circus when it comes to town?
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UP 'N' UNDER
Drama
Tuesday 6th & Wednesday 7th March 2018
This fast moving and witty re-telling of John Godber’s award winning and much loved play, Up ’n’ Under, will delight audiences, bringing together fingermiths’ visual and physical storytelling with a cast of Deaf and hearing actors using British Sign Language and spoken English.
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OPERA NORTH'S DON GIOVANNI Opera
Wednesday 7th to Friday 9th March 2018
As he seduces his way across Europe, bedding 1003 women in Spain alone, Don Giovanni’s hedonism is a challenge not only to human morality, but also to God.
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SLEEPING TREES AT THE MOVIES: TRILOGY
Comedy
Thursday 8th & Friday 9th March 2018
Award-winning comedy trio Sleeping Trees bring us their trilogy of their much-loved physical and farcical movie mash-ups with Sci Fi?, Mafia? and Western?
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OPERA NORTH'S UN BALLO IN MASCHERO Opera
Saturday 10th March 2018
In Un ballo in maschera (A Masked Ball) Verdi weaves a timeless tale of power, passion and political plotting, at the heart of which is a tragic love triangle.
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ANDY KIRKPATRICK
Drama
Monday 12th March 2018
Andy Kirkpatrick looks back at forty years of climbing and adventures, from the Alps to Patagonia, Yosemite to Greenland, a story all the things that make life amazing.
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MATTHEW BOURNE'S CINDERELLA
Dance
Tuesday 13th to Saturday 17th March 2018
Following the sold-out and critical success of The Red Shoes and Sleeping Beauty, New Adventures return to The Lowry with one of their most popular and beloved productions, Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella – a thrilling and evocative love story set in London during the Second World War. 
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MARK THOMAS
Comedy
Tuesday 13th March 2018
This is a story about being yourself in a place that wants to put you in a box. Funny, moving and necessary. Mark says, it’s the nearest he will ever get to Alan Parker’s ‘Fame’.
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DALISO CHAPONDA
Comedy
Thursday 15th March 2018
Britain’s Got Talent and Amanda Holden’s golden buzzer act comedian Daliso Chaponda has announced his debut stand up tour for 2018 entitled ‘What The African Said…’.
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TIDDLER AND OTHER TERRIFIC TALES
Family
Friday 16th to Saturday 18th March 2018
Freckle Productions presents This delightful production is brought to you by the team behind Stick Man Live, adapted from the bestselling books by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo.
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SIMON EVANS
Comedy
Friday 16th March 2018
Ever since he was a small boy, all Evans really wanted was to be recognised by the world as a man of genius. He has, until now, remained thwarted.
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PHILL JUPITUS
Comedy
Saturday 17th March 2018
Watch in delight and/or horror as this experienced funny man drags laughs out of the chaos of his own life and the uncertain world that surrounds it.
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THE HOLLIES
Gigs
Sunday 18th March 2018
This band created some of the best songs ever. American number 1: Long Cool Woman (In A Black Dress), The Air That I Breathe, Bus Stop, I’m Alive, Carrie Anne, the soul-stirring British Number 1: He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother’… and many more Classic World Wide Hits.
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CRAIG CAMPBELL
Comedy
Sunday 18th March 2018
The majestic mountain moose in a tiger striped onesie brings his thrilling new show 'Easy Tiger' out of the Fringe jungle and onto the world stage for his 3rd solo tour.
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BALLET BRITISH COLUMBIA
Dance
Tuesday 20th & Wednesday 21st March 2018
Canada’s Ballet British Columbia present an exhilarating evening of breathtaking dance by three internationally celebrated female choreographers.
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KATHERINE RYAN
Comedy
Thursday 22nd March 2018
What does Canada’s first woman to have a worldwide Netflix special have in common with Britain’s first woman to have a worldwide Netflix special? They are both single mothers with too many pets. And they are both Katherine Ryan.
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THE DUBLIN LEGENDS
Gigs
Sunday 22nd March 2018
Irish Folk music at its very best! The Dublin Legends return to our stage in March 2018!
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ANDREW LAWRENCE
Comedy
Friday 23rd March 2018
Star of BBC1’s Live at The Apollo, Michael McIntyre’s Roadshow, Dave’s One Night Stand and Sky Arts’ The Outcast Comic, as well as the hugely successful self-penned BBC Radio 4 series, There Is No Escape.
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LEE MEAD
Comedy
Monday 23rd March 2018
Join Lee and his amazing band as he takes you through the last ten years of his life. Featuring songs from the classic shows he has starred in, songs from from his previous albums, and his brand new album LEE MEAD TEN YEARS.
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JOHN ROBINS
Comedy
Saturday 24th March 2018
Double Chortle Award winning comedian John Robins – one of the most exciting and distinctive voices in comedy – returns reflecting on love, loss and lamenting the fact he can’t break up with himself.
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JONATHAN PIE
Comedy
Sunday 25th March 2018
Jonathan Pie returns to the stage in early 2018 with a brand new live show following a sell out tour ending at The London Palladium, a show that was described as “electrifying” CHORTLE, “Blistering” Evening Standard and 'desperately misjudged’ The Times.
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A TIGER'S TALE
Family
Sunday 25th March 2018
Join Titch, Ma and Pa on their riotous adventure into a world where ‘all the best stories end with a surprise.'
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ART Comedy
Monday 26th to Saturday 31st March 2018
Nigel Havers, Denis Lawson and Stephen Tompkinson. Three men. Three friends. One white painting. ART is one of the most successful comedies ever. ART is the WINNER of Olivier, Tony, Moliere and every other major world theatre award. ART is a masterpiece.
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EDUCATION EDUCATION EDUCATION
Drama
Monday 26th to Wednesday 28th March 2018
Education, Education, Education is The Wardrobe Ensemble's love letter to the schools of the 90s and asks big questions about a country in special measures, exploring what we are taught and why, and where responsibility lies.
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JUSTIN, ALUN AND A MATE DO SOME JOKES
Comedy
Tuesday 27th March 2018
Justin and Alun like writing new material and they like The Lowry very much too. So they’ve decided that they’ll try their new material at The Lowry in the Aldridge Studio a few times in 2018.
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THE GAME OF LOVE AND CHAI
Musicals
Thursday 29th to Saturday 31st March 2018
Tara Arts Presents Actor Nigel Planer brilliantly updates Marivaux’s classic French farce to a modern Asian family in England, employing Bollywood song and dance to delicious effect as class and passion clash when Rani meets Raj.
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JUST AN ORDINARY LAWYER
Drama
Thursday 29th March 2018
Recalling heroic sporting achievements alongside epoch-defining political events, Tayo Aluko follows the multi-award-winning Call Mr. Robeson with another “brilliantly put together history lesson delivered as art.”
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LOVE, BOMBS AND APPLES
Drama
Friday 30th March 2018
This one-man play expertly highlights the problems in today’s global and multicultural landscape, using comedy to bravely tackle problems facing the Arab, Muslim and Jewish communities across the world.
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INTERFERENCES
Gigs
Saturday 31st March 2018
On stage, an audio-reactive play of light is revealed gradually: the performer progressively builds a network of strings with which he interacts in order to create a sound universe that meets electronica and electroacoustic music.
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TORO: BEAUTY AND THE BULL
Dance
Sunday 1st April 2018
Set in a circus sideshow of dystopian Hispanic airs, in a heady world of matadors, monsters in drag, female bulls and ladies of the night, Toro is a darkly comic and melodramatic spectacle about the fear and demonization of anything other.
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ATTRAPE - MOI! (CATCH ME)
Family
Tuesday 3rd April 2018
A circus performance of teasing, companionship and joy for life, touched with the sadness that such moments are fleeting. An evening of spectacular tumbling and circus acrobatics, perfect for all the family!
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BIRDSONG
Drama
Tuesday 3rd to Saturday 7th April 2018
Marking the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, Birdsong is the hit, critically acclaimed stage show based on the world famous novel by Sebastian Faulks.
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ATTRAPE - MOI! (CATCH ME)
Family
Tuesday 3rd April 2018
A circus performance of teasing, companionship and joy for life, touched with the sadness that such moments are fleeting. An evening of spectacular tumbling and circus acrobatics, perfect for all the family!
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RUMOURS OF FLEETWOOD MAC
Gigs
Wednesday 4th April 2018
Rumours of Fleetwood Mac, the world’s finest tribute to Fleetwood Mac, returns to the stage in 2018 with a brand new show celebrating 40 years of the iconic Rumours album.
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ALEXANDER O'NEAL
Gigs
Saturday 7th April 2018
Securing his name in the R&B history books, Alexander O'Neal is one of the genres most iconic names, and he performs here next April.
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YOU'VE GOT DRAGONS
Family
Sunday 8th April 2018
A delightful tale of one child’s journey to come to terms with their dragons told in Taking Flight’s unique style. Lots of people get them; bad dreams, swirly tummy, feeling prickly. And sometimes they make you feel alone. So, what can a young child with a bad case of the dragons do?
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COMEDY CLUB 4 KIDS
Family
Sunday 8th April 2018
Comedy Club 4 Kids has been getting the best stand-ups and sketch acts from the international circuit to do their thing for an audience of children (aged 6+) and their families… but without the rude bits!
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JESS ROBINSON: HERE COME THE GIRLS
Gigs
Sunday 8th April 2018
Like a wonderfully malfunctioning jukebox, Jess and her incredible vocals will take you on a dizzying journey through hilarious improvised musical mash-ups, serving a feast of styles and genres from Billie Holiday and Judy Garland to Amy Winehouse and Beyonce.
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THE WINSLOW BOY
Drama
Monday 9th to Saturday 14th April 2018
Based on a real-life event, The Winslow Boy is a courageous and often delicately humorous window into the class and political hypocrisy of the time.
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LITTLE MERMAID THE CIRCUS SENSATION
Family
Tuesday 10th to Saturday 14th April 2018
Through spectacular circus and spellbinding original folk songs, this much loved fable is reimagined for the whole family. In a brand new version, the award-winning Metta Theatre tells Hans Christian Andersen’s classic tale with awe-inspiring acrobatics and hauntingly beautiful music.
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LISA STANSFIELD
Gigs
Sunday 15th April 2018
Lisa Stansfield will be “swapping the studio for a tour bus” to embark on a European tour in spring 2018.
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RICHARD HERRING
Comedy
Sunday 15th April 2018
Following on from “Oh F***, I’m 40!” , this is the second (and let’s face it, almost certainly penultimate) instalment in Herring’s once-a-decade examination of ageing.
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LUCY PORTER
Comedy
Sunday 15th April 2018
In these combative times, it's easy to be irritated, offended or downright enraged by other people. How do we know which causes are worth fighting for? Lucy uses her hilarious experiences to help you decide.
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ILIZA SHLESINGER
Comedy
Monday 16th April 2018
Smart, brazen and straight talking US comic Iliza comes to The Lowry for one night only following a sold-out critically acclaimed run at London’s Soho Theatre in 2015.
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JUSTIN, ALUN AND A MATE DO SOME JOKES
Comedy
Tuesday 17th April 2018
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MARY STUART
Drama
Tuesday 17th to Saturday 21st April 2018
Two queens. One in power. One in prison. It's all in the execution. Following a critically acclaimed, sold-out season at the Almeida in 2016-17, Robert Icke’s new adaptation of Mary Stuart will visit The Lowry in April after a limited run at the Duke of York's Theatre in London's West End.
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TOM PAXTON
Gigs
Wednesday 18th April 2018
Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner and US folk icon, Tom Paxton, returns to The Lowry to perform twelve shows with very special guests, Grammy winning singer/songwriter duo The DonJuans.
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ZERO
Dance
Wednesday 18th April 2018
Submerge into Humanhood’s hypnotic and powerful piece ‘ZERO'. A visually and sonically mesmerising performance of immersive sound, hypnotising lights and virtuosic movement where the two dancers entangle through a ritualistic journey.
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RUMPELSTILTSKIN
Family
Friday 20th & Saturday 21st April 2018
Full of action and humour this emotionally rich fairytale is set in the rural world of sheep, straw, wool and spinning where the alchemist, Rumpelstiltskin is outcast until he is revealed to be "the true prince that he was”. Ages 7+.
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GRUMPY OLD WOMEN
Comedy
Sunday 22nd April 2018
Fed up with flogging their guts out and always having to be in charge, the Grumpy Old Women have put their knobbly old feet up in glorious retirement, free at last to practise their extreme colouring-in, ukelele orchestra and novelty fudge- making.
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SHOW OF HANDS - WHERE WE'RE BOUND Gigs
Sunday 22nd April 2018
Dovetailing old songs with new, this is an unmissable celebration of the duo’s enduring impact on roots, acoustic and folk music.
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THIS HOUSE
Drama
Tuesday 24th to Saturday 28th April 2018
Following sell-out runs at the National Theatre and in the West End this extraordinarily prescient play takes on a new importance in the current political climate. Are we in the midst of a political revolution? Can the country stay united? 
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SHAZIA MIRZA
Comedy
Saturday 28th April 2018
Following her critically acclaimed 2016, 103 date sell-out international tour; The Kardashians Made Me Do It' Shazia Mirza announces her brand new stand-up show for 2017.
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SIR MICHAEL PARKINSON Drama
Sunday 29th April 2018
Sir Michael Parkinson: Our Kind of Music - A live theatrical journey through Sir Michael Parkinson’s musical DNA in words, pictures and performance.
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TEZ ILYAS
Comedy
Sunday 29th April 2018
Armed with his trademark cheek and uncompromising approach, Tez presents his slick, smart and typically subversive new stand-up show. As seen on BBC2’s Mock The Week, Live at the BBC, Channel 4’s The Last Leg – and heard on BBC Radio Four with two series of Tez Talks.
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KIM WILDE
Gigs
Monday 30th April 2018
Pop icon Kim Wilde brings her brand new tour 'Here Come the Aliens' here to The Lowry in Spring 2018!
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THE JUNGLE BOOK
Family
Wednesday 2nd to Sunday 6th May 2018
A Children’s Touring Partnership and Royal & Derngate, Northampton co-production. An exciting new adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s family classic, The Jungle Book, comes to life in this colourful new show!
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QUICKLY KEVIN, WILL HE SCORE?
Comedy
Thursday 3rd May 2018
The cult podcast about 90s football has finally bowed to mild public demand and gone live. An evening in the company of Josh Widdicombe, Chris Scull and the Stewart Houston of live podcasting Michel Marden.
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BRIDGET CHRISTIE - WHAT NOW?
Comedy
Friday 4th & Saturday 5th May 2018
Brexit. Trump. Nuclear apocalypse. Environmental catastrophe. Is rolling news affecting your ability to enjoy the simple things? Like baking, gardening and autoerotic asphyxiation?
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TITANIC
Musicals
Monday 7th to Saturday 12th May 2018
The five-time Tony award-winning musical, Titanic, is embarking on its first ever UK & Ireland Tour with it appearing at The Lowry in May 2018. Based on real people aboard the most legendary ship in the world, Maury Yeston and Peter Stone's stunning musical focuses on their hopes and aspirations.
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COUNT ARTHUR STRONG
Comedy
Sunday 13th May 2018
Using stories and other things that are secret, Count Arthur Strong, showbiz legend, pays tribute to one of the best musicals he can remember. Uniquely recreating the salient and poignant moments for your enjoyment. Plus something else. Don’t miss this amazing event.
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WEEK 53 - SCHOOL OF MOON
Dance
Sunday 20th May 2018
This celebration of a micro-society on building, between robotics and a iconographic dance inpired by Pieta of Michelangelo, questions our the representation of childhood, fascination for artificial, and empathy for human body dancing.
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WEEK 53 - BRIGHTON ROCK
Drama
Tuesday 22nd to Monday 28th May 2018
Pilot Theatre and York Theatre Royal are proud to bring the dark underworld of Graham Greene’s classic novel Brighton Rock to the stage in this new adaptation by acclaimed writer Bryony Lavery.
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WEEK 53 - NIGEL SLATER'S TOAST
Drama
Tuesday 22nd to Saturday 26th May 2018
Based on the British Book Awards Biography of the Year, ‘Toast’ is the story of Nigel Slater’s childhood, told through the tastes and smells he grew up with...
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ALBERT LEE
Gigs
Sunday 13th May 2018
Undoubtedly one of the finest guitarists the world has ever seen, Albert is also an accomplished piano player and has a fine singing voice.  He has a soulful voice but can equally 'tear it up' rock 'n roll style.
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SOPHIE WILLAN: BRANDED
Comedy
Thursday 31st May 2018
Fresh from a total sell out run at the Edinburgh Fringe, this multi award winning break out star is heading out on tour!
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SHAPPI KHORSANDI
Comedy
Friday 1st June 2018
Star of Live At The Apollo, Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Friday Night with Jonathan Ross, Have I Got News for You and Q.I, Shappi is on the road with her new sell out show.
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NORTHERN BALLET'S JANE EYRE
Dance
Wednesday 6th to Saturday 9th June 2018
The ultimate heroine, Jane Eyre’s journey to overcome the odds is one of literature’s finest love stories. Nominated for the South Bank Sky Arts Dance Award 2017.
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WAR HORSE 2018 Drama
Wednesday 13th to Saturday 30th June 2018
War Horse is an unforgettable theatrical event which takes audiences on an extraordinary journey from the fields of rural Devon to the trenches of First World War France.
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THE LAST SHIP
Musicals
Tuesday 3rd to Saturday 7th July 2018
The UK premiere of Sting’s personal, political and passionate musical is an epic tale of community, hope and a great act of collective defiance.
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AGATHA CHRISTIE'S LOVE FROM A STRANGER Drama
Tuesday 10th to Saturday 14th July 2018
A whirlwind romance with a handsome and charming stranger sweeps Cecily Harrington off her feet. Little does she know the ghastly truth about her new beau…
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SIR RANULPH FIENNES
Drama
Sunday 15th July 2018
In Living Dangerously, Sir Ranulph Fiennes offers a personal journey through his life; from birth, to the present day.
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DANNY BAKER
Comedy
Saturday 21st July 2018
My fellow Vaudevillians, Following the extraordinary success of the Cradle To Grave tour I was asked to reconsider my initial statement that I would never undertake such a ven.
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DUSTY
Musicals
Tuesday 24th to Saturday 28th July 2018
Don’t miss the world premiere of this landmark new musical based on the authorised biography of Dusty Springfield, featuring many of her blazingly soulful pop hits.
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WHAT THE LADYBIRD HEARD
Family
Wednesday 1st to Sunday 26th August 2018
Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len have a cunning plan to steal the farmer's fine prize cow. But they reckon without the tiniest, quietest creature of all: The Ladybird has a plan of her own!
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PEPPA PIG'S ADVENTURE
Family
Wednesday 15th & Thursday 16th August 2018
Join Peppa as she gets ready to go on an exciting camping trip to the woods with George and her school friends, including Pedro Pony, Suzy Sheep and Gerald Giraffe.
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DAVE GORMAN
Comedy
Thursday 6th September 2018
Dave Gorman announces his first live tour in 4 years, With Great PowerPoint Comes Great ResponsibilityPoint will be at The Lowry this September.
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MARTIN SIMPSON
Gigs
Saturday 29th September 2018
One of the very finest fingerstyle guitar players in the world comes to The Lowry in 2018!
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