Thursday, February 29

Tag: AO Arena

The National Lottery’s Big Night of Musicals – AO Arena
North West

The National Lottery’s Big Night of Musicals – AO Arena

The National Lottery's Big Night of Musicals celebrates all things theatre, as well as putting a spotlight on those community projects, funded by the big hand itself - many of which are a way to bring the Arts to people who might not otherwise be able to access it. And what a night. I danced - as expected. I sang - as expected. But I didn't expect to cry as much as I did and come out with a bit of a crush on Jason Manford! Manford was our host for the evening and a better man for the job there couldn't be! Unlike other stars I've witnessed at taping (*cough* Cordon *cough*) he was the same person when the camera was rolling as he was when he was between takes. A smooth professional during links but cracking wise with the audience in the small moments of down time, and really brin...
Werq the World – AO Arena, Manchester
North West

Werq the World – AO Arena, Manchester

AO Arena in Manchester played host to some of the most fabulous drag queens from RuPaul’s Drag Race last night. Featuring probably the world’s most malfunctioning time machine, Werq the World was full of laughs, fantastic costumes, bad lip syncing and amazing hairography. If you’re looking for a slice of diva, then you’re definitely in the right place. Hosted by the fabulous Asia O’Hara, the premise of the show is she is trying to use the time machine to take her back to Season 10 of Ru Paul’s Drag Race, where she can go back and snatch the title. What was amazing to see at AO Arena on this night, is not only how much love there is for the drag queens, but that it comes from all walks of lives. Some people had waited two years to see this show as the original run was cancelled due t...