Cotton Panic! review – a story of
The GuardianCotton Panic! review – a story of solidarity that deserves betterThe GuardianA spotlit Jane Horrocks revolves through the space where the audience is standing, hemmed in by three giant screens. She waves her arms. Her white floaty dress floats. It's a clear case of Kate Bush-itis, but the paramedics are busy reviving audience ...
Posted on 15 July 2017 | 11:45 pm
What (Books) to Listen to This Summer - New
New York TimesWhat (Books) to Listen to This SummerNew York TimesFor his birthday this summer I bought “Winnie-the-Pooh” read by Stephen Fry, Judi Dench, Michael Williams, Jane Horrocks and others. If it goes well, I'm going to listen to “A Bear Called Paddington,” also read by Stephen Fry. I will of course love ...
Posted on 14 July 2017 | 1:09 pm
Review: Cotton Panic! (Upper Campfield
WhatsOnStage.comReview: Cotton Panic! (Upper Campfield Market Hall, Manchester International Festival)WhatsOnStage.comIt's hard to know whether it's affection for Lancashire lass Jane Horrocks or an interest in Manchester's industrial past that is gathering such crowds to this gig-cum-theatre experiment. Either way, this Manchester International Festival show is ...MIF 2017: Cotton Panic! – Upper Campfield Market Hall, ManchesterThe Reviews Huball 2 news articles »
Posted on 13 July 2017 | 2:44 am
Theatre review: Cotton Panic! at Upper
The TimesTheatre review: Cotton Panic! at Upper Campfield Market Hall, ManchesterThe TimesJane Horrocks created this piece of gig theatre about the Lancashire cotton famine of the 1860s with her partner, Nick Vivian, and the band Wrangler but she is very much the star, arriving on stage, small and wearing layers of white, looking like a ...and more »
Posted on 12 July 2017 | 4:01 pm
Cotton Panic! Manchester International
Telegraph.co.ukCotton Panic! Manchester International Festival: Jane Horrocks provides a stirring history lesson - reviewTelegraph.co.ukFollowing last year's If You Kiss me, Kiss me, her enjoyably self-indulgent show revisiting the new-wave music of her adolescence, Jane Horrocks turns her multifarious talents to a grimmer subject – the industry that transformed Manchester into ...Review: Cotton Panic! at Manchester International FestivalManchester Evening NewsCotton Panic! review at Upper Campfield Market Hall, Manchester – 'lacks an overall concept'The StageMisguided staging of dark historical periodOldham Chronicleall 4 news articles »
Posted on 12 July 2017 | 12:14 am
Prunella Scales's forgotten marriage:
As the mum in the Tesco ads she always got the better of her more sophisticated daughter, played by Jane Horrocks. Most famously Prunella was Sybil Fawlty, the harridan hotelier you couldn’t help but feel sorry for because she was married to Basil ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 10:49 pm
Britain: As Seen on ITV
the clips – largely from news items and documentaries – paint an often quirky picture of how all of our lives have undergone an extraordinary transformation since ITV first hit our screens in 1955. Britain: As Seen on ITV is narrated by Jane Horrocks.
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 8:01 pm
It's Saturday night fever with a Bolton
Cartwright senior is best known for his 1992 play The Rise And Fall Of Little Voice, which starred Jane Horrocks. This one proves he’s still got what it takes. It’s a feast of street argot that put me in mind of Dylan Thomas’s Under Milk Wood mixed ...
Posted on 13 August 2015 | 11:32 pm
Eddie and Patsy are go!
Julia Sawalha, Jane Horrocks and June Whitefield are expected to reprise their supporting roles. If you subscribe to Production Intelligence, make sure you’re following the project, as from tomorrow, we will bring you details of the casting director ...
Posted on 13 August 2015 | 9:12 pm
Sweetie Darling: The 'Absolutely Fabulous'
The show's other major players included Patsy's assistant Bubble (an always amazing Jane Horrocks) and Paty's mother (a currently 89-year-old June Whitfield). Two series regulars we'd expect to see back are Patsy's ex-husband Marshall (Christopher Ryan ...
Posted on 10 August 2015 | 9:58 pm