Sandra Mangan

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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

  • And Then There Were None  Theatre ☆☆☆☆

    20 Apr 2015


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

    Nobody, but nobody writes a murder mystery like Dame Agatha Christie.   2015 celebrates the 125th anniversary of the undisputed Queen of ...

  • Return to the Forbidden Planet  Musical ☆☆☆☆

    27 Apr 2015


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

    I’ve never seen or even read The Tempest, the old movie Forbidden Planet has passed me by and I wasn’t around in the 1950s...   OK, so th...

  • Wanderlust  Theatre ☆☆☆☆

    06 May 2015


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

    The Gramophones might visit more unusual venues on their current tour, but I’m betting there will be few as lovely as this one.   There c...

  • Cats  Musical ☆☆☆☆

    16 Jul 2015


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

    I am allergic to cats. Just being in the same room with them gives me a shortness of breath and makes my eyes water profusely.   Funnily,...

  • Puttin' On The Ritz  Musical ☆☆☆

    27 Jul 2015


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

    I’m old enough to remember summer holidays in Blackpool, Torquay and the Isle of Man where a highlight was getting tickets to the summer ...

  • The Full Monty  Theatre ☆☆☆☆☆

    11 Sep 2015


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

    Don’t you just love the sheer escapism of the theatre?  The main cast of six contained a number of actors whose faces were familiar (and ...