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2018 12 10 Puccini

‘Chalk and cheesy’ - Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi, RNCM, reviewed

Jonathan Payne enjoys this double bill of one-act operas, from Puccini’s Il Trittico

2018 11 14 Kinky Boots Helen Maybanks 2

‘A cast as red hot as its namesake shoes’ - Kinky Boots, Opera House, reviewed

Vicky Smith enjoys this glittering cockle-warmer…despite the lazy ending

2018 10 29 Putting It Together 1

Is it fabulous? You bet - Putting it Together, Hope Mill Theatre, reviewed

A refreshing take on Sondheim’s classic from the masters of musical theatre

Poppies Wave Iwmn

The Armistice Centenary: 5 ways to remember in Manchester

From poppy ‘waves’ to lone pipers - commemorate 100 years since the end of WW1

2018 10 22 Death Of A Salesman 1

‘A post-war play with striking relevance’ - Death of A Salesman, Royal Exchange, reviewed

As the ‘American Dream’ turns increasingly sour, Joan Davies applauds a timely revival

17 12 22 Maxine Peake

Maxine Peake to receive ‘outstanding contribution to British theatre’ award

The Boltonian actor will be recognised for championing working class and female voices, as well...

2018 09 25 Return Of The Soldier 4

‘A striking WW1 centenary production’ - Return of the Soldier, Hope Mill Theatre, reviewed

Joan Davies enjoys this timely adaption of the post-war novella

2018 09 20 Matilda Manuel Harlan 1

‘A splendiferous take on Roald Dahl’s classic’ - Matilda, Palace Theatre, reviewed

It took seven years for RSC to translate book to stage. Vicky Smith thinks it...

2018 09 07 Funeral Of Diana Princess Of Wales White Hotel Reviewed The Procession

Funeral of Diana Princess of Wales, White Hotel, reviewed

Danny Moran gets up close to the death car in this bizarre 'artistic exorcism'

West Yorkshire Leeds Playhouse 2

Playhouse offers the cultural legacy Leeds missed out on

Jon Howe thinks the Playhouse could offer the cultural legacy Leeds missed out on

2018 07 27 Fame 1

‘Can I give it six stars out of five?’ - Fame, Palace Theatre, reviewed

With productions like this, Vicky Smith wouldn’t be surprised if Fame indeed lives forever

2018 07 27 Dusty 2

‘A distinctive voice and a dramatic story’ - Dusty, The Lowry, reviewed

Joan Davies predicts a strong future for this landmark new musical, based on memories from...

2018 07 Impossible Dave Williams

Nothing Comperes To Gordo (but four stand-ups might be better)

A riot of laughs for just a fiver – get your ticket while you still can

2018 07 10 Julie Hesmondhalgh Elspeth Moore 1

Julie Hesmondhalgh on Take Back Theatre: 'where acting meets activism'

The political theatre collective was co-founded by Hesmondhalgh in response to the 2015 Tory conference...

2018 06 07 History History History

History History History - a love letter to Hungarian grandparents

Andrea Sandor speaks to Deborah Pearson about her experimental theatre piece, showing live at the...

2018 05 29 Camden Town Brewery 2

15 things to do in Manchester: June 2018

From MancMade to A Taste of Honey - fifteen things that should be on your...

2018 05 03 Cherry Orchard

Theatre review - The Cherry Orchard, Royal Exchange

Andrea Sandor on why Chekhov’s final play is one you need to see

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15 things to do in Manchester: May 2018

From an Electric Weekender to a Manchester Art Jam - fifteen things to get stuck...

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