Sandra Mangan

JOINED DSC  Sunday, February 1, 2015

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After a long career in regional journalism, Sandra now plies her trade as an editor, writer, and proofreader. She enjoys reviewing crime fiction and theatre for both print and online publications.

Sandra is a huge fan of musicals and drama and is also an active member of Blackpool Soundwaves acapella chorus.

       Sandra's  ARTICLES

  • Grand Times: New Season Launch in Blackpool   

    24 Jul 2015


    Downstage Centre - The latest UK theatre reviews, news, show guides for amateur, regional and fringe theatre. All on one stage.READ MORE

    Blackpool in July – and an appointment at one of the resort’s top seafront eateries. Sun, sea, sand…. what could possibly go wrong with t...

  • The Canadians Are Coming - Meet Theatre Newfoundland Labrador   

    16 Mar 2015


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    Pay what you like may not be a new concept in theatre, but it is still a gamble, particularly when you are bringing a production across t...

  • DSC Goes to Showzam!   

    15 Feb 2015


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    It's SHOWZAM time in Blackpool at the moment, and we sent our reporter Sandra Mangan along to soak up some of the entertainment for herse...

  • The Picture of Doreen Gray  Theatre ☆☆☆

    18 Feb 2015


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    If you had the chance to turn back the clock, would you take it?   That’s the conundrum that faces TV and radio presenter Doreen Gray. Do...

  • A Mad World My Masters  Theatre ☆☆☆☆☆

    06 Mar 2015


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    Here’s a great idea. Why not bring a 17th century play to a provincial theatre on a windy, wintry March night?   Sounds like utter folly,...

  • JOHN  Theatre ☆☆☆

    12 Mar 2015


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    My first experience of physical theatre was at the same venue last year, when I witnessed the phenomenon that is BLAM! and was completely...