Gig review: Young Guns @ Manchester Academy 2

After spending time in the US in the wake of their extraordinary success with 2012’s Bones, Young Guns had returned to Manchester as part of their UK tour – in philosophical, yet emphatic style.

Theatre review: King Lear @ The Lowry, Salford

King Lear – the tale of a monarch’s decent into madness after he attempts to secure an early retirement – is perhaps Shakespeare’s finest tragedy. And it is done a great justice by the Northern Broadsides troop at The Lowry.