The Bodyguard @ The Palace Theatre ~ 26th December 2015

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Theatre is not really something I had take an interest in before but since this summer after seeing ‘The Woman in Black’ in London, I decided that I did want to go an see more shows.

I’d never seen the film so I didn’t really know what to expect – but I was not disappointed! At today’s Boxing Day performance, Alexandra Burke wasn’t performing, with Zoe Birkett taking on the role of Rachel and Stuart Reid as Frank Farmer.

I thought the set design was great, the way they transitioned was so smooth. Rachel’s house looked luxurious, Frank’s cabin looked cosy. I thought some of the costumes were so pretty like Rachel’s dresses.

The special effects were also exciting, I could actually feel the warmth of the blasts of fire even from the circle! The parts where Rachel played a concert in the play made me feel like I was actually watching a concert.

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One Direction @ Manchester Arena ~ 4th October 2015

Didn’t know what to expect when my friend invited me along to a One Direction concert. I did enjoy many songs by them but I’d never heard their album ‘Four’ before in full. I was quite excited, I knew that this was one of their last tours before their extended hiatus.

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We got to the venue before doors opened so we had a little wait outside, we were one of the first in so we went to buy merchandise. I bought a programme and a t-shirt. Then we went to our seats which were very good, we were on the floor, just to the right of the runway. I noticed how HD the big screens were at the front. We were treated to music videos from 5sos, McBusted and Olly Murs.

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