We catch Barry Humphries' final tour in its last week and find that there's as much pathos as there are fart gags
Let It Be has a hard working cast but doesn't really do the iconic band justice, says Ruth Lovett at the opening night of the tour at the Palace Theatre, Manchester
Orlando has pace and will delight with it's quick fire humour at the Royal Exchange.
Rachel Mars' latest touring show The Way You Tell Them turns the spotlight on the inner workings of comedy, the desire and, sometimes uncontrollable, compulsion to be funny. Where does the responsibility lie when going for a laugh? We find out more.
Local stand-up comedian and actor explores love, life and art in a new one man show in March
Kristy Stott finds Russell Brand to be a bit like Marmite. She likes Marmite.
Priscilla is still funny and remains camp, but something is missing, says Craig Hepworth.
Hersov, currently co-artistic director with Sarah Frankcom, has been at the helm for 27 years
Helen Jones finds Dreamboats and Petticoats has worn well as one of the better jukebox musicals
As a jukebox musical, Buddy still makes all the right moves, says Julia Taylor at the Manchester Opera House