Whatever you fancy entertainment wise, Waterside has it in spades, with a packed programme lined up in Sale this month. From a West End girl to some Edinburgh Fringe favourites, you’ll find at least one date to put in your diary. Here are five of our top picks for May…

Music: 9Bach (pictured)
Super Furry Animals collaborator Lisa Jên teams up with guitarist Martin Hoyland to breathe new life into Welsh song. Maxine Peake’s a fan, and if it’s good enough for Maxine…
Fri 11 May, 7.30pm, £15, www.watersidearts.org

Comedy: MARVELus
After standing-room-only shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival last year, The Just Us League are back, with an hour of comedy sketches perfect for the Marvel movies nerd in you.
Fri 11 May – Sat 12 May, 8pm, from £8, www.watersidearts.org

Folk: Sharon Shannon
Best known for her Irish influences, Sharon Shannon’s latest album is surprising for its world music, country and even classical crossover, so expect an evening of surprises.
Sun 20 May, 7.30pm, £20, www.watersidearts.org

Musical: Kerry Ellis
This UK tour sees Kerry celebrate 20 years since her West End debut, seeing her perform songs from Wicked, We Will Rock You, Oliver!, Cats, My Fair Lady, Miss Saigon and Les Misérables. Meet and greet tickets are also available.
Tue 22 May, 7.30pm, from £22.50, www.watersidearts.org

Theatre: We Are Brontë
Publick Transport combine comedy and physical theatre to tell the real and imagined tale of Yorkshire’s most famous literary siblings. Described as “Morecambe and Wise meets David Lynch”, think humour and Haworth.
Sat 26 May, 7.30pm, from £11, watersidearts.org

Fri 11 May – Sat 26 May, Waterside, 1 Waterside Plaza, Sale, Manchester, M33 7ZF, Tel: 0161 912 5616, times and prices vary, watersidearts.org

Fri 11 May - Sat 26 May
Sarah-Clare Conlon
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Thu 19 Apr 2018