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Ellie-Jo chats to Julie Hesmondhalgh about The Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting and more
Tennessee Williams, a reworked Dolls House and a very special musical premiere
Festive listings for December including theatre, festive gigs and a winter wonderland
Jonathan Schofield welcomes the return of a city favourite and tells its story too
Where to eat before a performance... or have a drink afterwards
Part One: Some of the amazing structures that used to stand in the city
As COVID-19 transforms society, inmates are not the only surprising new manufacturers
Arts Council announcement could help the cultural sector pull through the coronavirus crisis
We look at the original event that inspired Maggie's annual Grand Costume Ball
Smoked things, squashed things, spicy things and lots of chicken. Let’s eat
The groundbreaking venue will tour Greater Manchester, opening with a new arts festival this month
Hairy puddings, bloody cups, crackers crockery and baths of barley
With New York grit and Mancunian swagger, this bolshie reinvention works a treat
Joan Davies wonders how relevant the ‘greatest anti-war play’ is today
A housing provider teamed up with the Royal Exchange to help lonely residents…with life-changing results...
Cocktails by numbers, carbs by Italians and bras hanging from ceilings...
As the ‘American Dream’ turns increasingly sour, Joan Davies applauds a timely revival
The Boltonian actor will be recognised for championing working class and female voices, as well...