DVD reviews: Best of this week's releases

This Is Cheshire:

1:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

Damon Smith reviews the latest DVD releases, including Captain America: The Winter Soldier and The Love Punch

New Tricks is a treat for Tamzin Outhwaite

This Is Cheshire: EVEN NEWER TRICKS: From left, Danny Griffin (Nicholas Lyndhurst), DCI Sacha Miller (Tamzin Outhwaite), Steve McAndrew (Denis Lawson) and Gerry Standing (Dennis Waterman) are back on the case

12:54pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

Like all busy mums, Tamzin Outhwaite knows all about sleep deprivation. Being looked after on set was a welcome relief, the former EastEnders star tells Jeananne Craig.

TV: Best films on the box this week

This Is Cheshire: AFTER-DINNER HITCH: Steve Carell and Tina Fey in the comedy Date Night

10:00am Friday 8th August 2014

A look ahead at the week's best films on both terrestrial and digital channels.

VIDEO: Latest DVD reviews

This Is Cheshire: Brendan Gleeson and Kelly Reilly in Calvary

12:40pm Thursday 7th August 2014

Damon Smith reviews the latest DVD releases, including Calvary, Divergent and Muppets Most Wanted

VIDEO and review: 'Annie Get Your Gun' at Liverpool Empire

This Is Cheshire:

11:38am Wednesday 6th August 2014

ANNIE Get Your Gun blazed on to Broadway in 1946 in a burst of gun-slinging, sharp-shooting, show-stopping glory.

The Inbetweeners boys are down (under) and out

This Is Cheshire:

3:52pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

Could this summer's movie mark the end of the road for The Inbetweeners? Probably, but it's been one heck of a fun ride, as the lads tell Susan Griffin

As The Great British Bake off returns Sue Perkins discusses her loaf affair with baking

This Is Cheshire:

2:42pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

Bake Off fans, the wait is almost over. As the show returns for a fifth series, host and baking enthusiast Sue Perkins tells Jeananne Craig why she can't help rolling her sleeves up

The Bookcase: This week's book reviews

This Is Cheshire:

1:00pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

This week's bookcase includes reviews of Haruki Murakami's latest novel, as well as The Hundred Year House by Rebecca Makkai and the rest of the new fiction and non-fiction titles

The Bookcase: This week's book reviews

This Is Cheshire:

9:37am Thursday 31st July 2014

This week's bookcase is full of promising debuts, including The Extraordinary Journey Of The Fakir Who Got Trapped In An Ikea Wardrobe by Romain Puertolas and What Milo Saw by Virginia MacGregor.

Raise your glass to Mobberley Victory Hall Memorial Club's 14th beer festival

This Is Cheshire:

4:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

MOBBERLEY Victory Hall Memorial Club will be hosting its annual beer festival next weekend.

VIDEO and REVIEW: Rock of Ages at the Liverpool Empire

This Is Cheshire:

10:18am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Emma Rigby gives her verdict on Rock of Ages - a tale of big hair, debauchery and classic rock numbers.

Hollywood legend Sylvester Stallone set for Manchester Arena

This Is Cheshire: Sylvester Stallone

4:21pm Saturday 19th July 2014

HOLLYWOOD A-lister Sylvester Stallone will talk about his life and career at the Manchester Arena on August 1.

Summer performance for Tabley singers

This Is Cheshire: The Tabley House Collection is seeking out new volunteers to help out at the historical house during this open season.

8:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

THE last of the Friends of Tabley Summer Concerts will take place on July 15, with a celebration of song from the Border Singers.

Air guitars at the ready for Rock of Ages

This Is Cheshire:

4:56pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

A celebration of classic 80s rock culture, the show tells the story of a small town girl and a big city rocker falling in love to the greatest songs of the decade.

Review: Billy Liar at Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester

This Is Cheshire: Billy Liar is a classic tale of northern life in the 1960s

9:52am Thursday 19th June 2014

Billy doesn’t want to follow in his father’s footsteps, he wants a different life full of glamour and adventure a far cry from his parents’ humble existence in Manchester.

New conservation at Tatton Park set to provide informative walk for visitors

This Is Cheshire: Beech Avenue in Tatton Park

1:00pm Saturday 7th June 2014

VISITORS to Tatton Park will be able to enjoy a new walking experience following the creation of a conservation area.

Review: The Lion King, Liverpool Empire

This Is Cheshire: Review: The Lion King, Liverpool Empire

1:27pm Wednesday 21st May 2014

FORGET wildlife documentaries on 3D TVs.

Little Theatre offers up 'funny comedy with dark side'

This Is Cheshire: The cast from left to right, back row, Paul Baston, Tony Turner, Chris Marriott. and seated Viv Cunningham and Viccie Dougal

7:40pm Thursday 15th May 2014

MARGARET Farmer previews 'Natural Causes' the latest upcoming performance by Knutsford Little Theatre

Choir lifts the roof at Bexton Primary Shool

This Is Cheshire: Bexton Adult Choir performed at Bexton Primary School recently and raised nearly £600 for the school

6:00pm Saturday 12th April 2014

OVER 120 people filled the school hall of Bexton Primary to listen to Bexton Adult Choir perform on March 27.

Disney On Ice skates into the Echo Arena

This Is Cheshire: Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Fantasy

1:20pm Tuesday 4th February 2014

The show comes to the Echo Arena Liverpool from April 2-6

Warrington Horse Show gallops back to Cheshire

This Is Cheshire: A competitor at Warrington Horse Show

3:47pm Tuesday 21st January 2014

Warrington Horse Show gallops back into Cheshire on Bank Holiday Monday, May 26.

Review: Wicked will sweep you away and leave you spellbound

This Is Cheshire: Review: Wicked will sweep you away and leave you spellbound

2:10pm Wednesday 18th September 2013

DAZZLING and magical, Wicked will spirit you away to a world of witchcraft and wizardry.

VIDEO REVIEW: The Charlatans at Delamere Forest

This Is Cheshire: The Charlatans are still going strong.

9:43am Tuesday 9th July 2013

You've got to hand it to The Charlatans, they just keep on rocking. As Keith Morris found out.

Magnificent Macbeth at the Manchester International Festival

This Is Cheshire: Kenneth Branagh

12:24pm Monday 8th July 2013

WHEN I’m old and living in a nursing home somewhere, I’ll probably be boring the staff sensless, regailing them with tales of the great theatre productIons I reviewed over the years.

Lord Chamberlain's Men bring Shakespeare to Arley this summer

This Is Cheshire: Men will bring Shakespeare's women to life this summer

10:20am Sunday 30th June 2013

A RARE chance to see a classic comedy performed as it was 400 years ago is coming to Arley this month.

Can you play a part in Titanic the musical?

This Is Cheshire: A ghost story, a love story, a social documentary

5:50pm Tuesday 12th July 2011

A GROUP of performers is appealing for residents to sign up for roles in its latest production.

Thriller at Liverpool Empire

2:32pm Wednesday 21st May 2008

A MUSICAL celebration featuring the hit songs of Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5 is entertaining fans in theatres across the UK.

Lucy Porter’s Love In at the Pyramid

1:56pm Wednesday 21st May 2008

I'M a big fan of love. Love in its many forms and guises. I'm an even bigger fan of The Golden Girls.

Rhod Gilbert

2:00pm Thursday 15th November 2007

IF you are in need of a laugh make your way to the Pyramid Arts Centre this Saturday to see Rhod Gilbert's critically acclaimed show Who's Eaten Gilbert Grape?

World Wresting Entertainment

11:46am Friday 2nd November 2007

THE superstars of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) storm back to the UK for a 10-day tour next April with a date in Liverpool.

Ross Noble - Nobleism - Manchester Opera House

11:50am Thursday 25th October 2007

"SOMETIMES it's a show and sometimes it's like watching a homeless man!"

Beauty and the Beast Liverpool Empire Theatre

10:32am Thursday 11th October 2007

THE petite frame of Ashley Oliver leads an enthralled audience through the dramatic highs and lows of one of the stage's favourite heroines at the Liverpool Empire theatre.

Stephen Holbrook - The Halliwell Jones Stadium

10:03am Thursday 7th June 2007

A NATIONWIDE tour by a renowned spiritualist will call in at Warrington in July.

Spiritualist to wow crowds

4:16pm Tuesday 29th May 2007

A NATIONWIDE tour by a renowned spiritualist will call in at Warrington July.

Bedroom Farce, Lyric Theatre, The Lowry, Salford Quays

8:00am Thursday 3rd May 2007

ALAN Ayckbourn's ingenious National Theatre hit Bedroom Farce - about relationships and the perils of DIY - receives a long awaited touring revival at the Lowry next week.

The May Queen, Everyman Youth Theatre

8:00am Thursday 3rd May 2007

IT SEEMS an obvious time for a world premiere of a play called The May Queen.

Cirque Du Soleil, MEN Arena

10:49am Thursday 26th April 2007

CIRCUS acts are the new rock and roll thanks to the unrivalled Cirque Du Soleil.


This Is Cheshire: WHISPERS: Starring in the play will be, from left Howard Brooks playing Inspector Vickers, Michele Gwillim, who plays Tina, Anita Rushman, who plays Linda, Andy Rushman who plays Sean and Alison Warburton who plays Gwyneth	DTG040407

12:31pm Thursday 12th April 2007

BRIDGEWATER Players host the world premiere of Whispers as their 150th production next week.

Ali Baba and The Forty Thieves - St Michael’s Church Hall, Burtonwood

7:00am Thursday 22nd February 2007

BURTONWOOD Amateur Music and Drama Society is apparently well known for the quality of its farces.

Ricky Gervais – Fame, Manchester Apollo

7:00am Thursday 22nd February 2007

FOR a man who is renowned in more than 100 countries, Ricky Gervais has a pretty skewered perception on fame.

Luke Wright, Unity Theatre, Liverpool

7:00am Thursday 22nd February 2007

Vicki Stockman POETRY, it's not rock n roll is it?

Chinese State Circus - The Lowry

This Is Cheshire:

10:21am Thursday 8th February 2007

PERHAPS spending more than an hour and a half in rush hour Manchester United traffic wasn't the best way to gear up for an evening out.

High Society - Palace Theatre, Manchester

10:21am Thursday 8th February 2007

GET your glad rags on, put on your dancing shoes and get yourself down to a sumptuous production of High Society in the slinky settings of the Palace Theatre, Manchester.

Our Day Out in Stockton Heath

This Is Cheshire: Members of the theatre workshop take part in a dress rehearsal for Our Day Out

8:00am Thursday 1st February 2007

THE sad, funny and humorous Willy Russell tale Our Day Out will wow crowds in Stockton Heath this week.

Comedy and jazz

8:00am Thursday 1st February 2007

COMEDY and Cheshire jazz are the order of the day this Saturday at The Pyramid.

Could you be an orphan?

8:00am Thursday 1st February 2007

BUDDING musical stars of the future are invited to audition for a part in a production of Annie.

Wayne Sleep stars in High Society

8:00am Thursday 25th January 2007

FOLLOWING in the footsteps of Grace Kelly, Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby, Wayne Sleep will be bringing fun to the north west.

Abigail’s Party. The Brindley, Runcorn

This Is Cheshire:

8:00am Thursday 25th January 2007

JOIN Abigail's Party at the next production from Centenary next week.

Back To The 80s, CODYS, Lymm High School

8:00am Thursday 18th January 2007

Gareth Dunning TAKE a step back in time with Warrington youth theatre group CODYS.

Mixed Doubles, The Playmakers

This Is Cheshire: Back row from left Jenny Butler, Helen Chapman, Richard Taylor and Norma Dransfield. And front row Marion Kubicki and Nick Graham

8:00am Thursday 18th January 2007

THE Playmakers will give the first performance at their new venue in Cinammon Brow.

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