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2019 08 12 The Den 1

Royal Exchange launches £1m pop-up theatre

The groundbreaking venue will tour Greater Manchester, opening with a new arts festival this month

2019 04 29 Tast Best Dish

Seven of the best things to eat around Manchester: May 2019

Hairy puddings, bloody cups, crackers crockery and baths of barley

02 Ret West Side Story Gabriela Garcia Maria Andy Coxon Tony Image Richard Davenport Of The Other Richard

‘A risk that’s paid off’ - West Side Story, Royal Exchange, reviewed

With New York grit and Mancunian swagger, this bolshie reinvention works a treat

2019 02 15 Mother Courage Thumbnail Image The Other Richard Richard Davenport

‘It had more impact in the thirties’ - Mother Courage and her Children, Royal Exchange, reviewed

Joan Davies wonders how relevant the ‘greatest anti-war play’ is today

2019 01 11 One Manchester Hulme

On Top of the World: a tale of loneliness, theatre and Manchester tower blocks

A housing provider teamed up with the Royal Exchange to help lonely residents…with life-changing results...

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Six new Manchester bars and restaurants you might not have heard about

Cocktails by numbers, carbs by Italians and bras hanging from ceilings...

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...

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Masterchef, Michelin and Manchester - two upcoming chef collaborations you won’t want to miss

Masterchef finalist David Crichton and Michelin-starred chef JP McMahon to host one-off kitchen takeovers

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National Vegetarian Week: 8 of Manchester's best veggie dishes

No animals were harmed in the making of this article...

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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‘Classy, Colourful and Cool’ - Guys and Dolls, Royal Exchange, Review

Joan Davies says you don’t need luck to gamble on this for your Christmas show...

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'Finally, food deserving of the space' - The Rivals, Royal Exchange, Reviewed

Jonathan Schofield thinks this is exactly what the city centre needs

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Arts Council boss: 'We're committed to creating a cultural powerhouse in Manchester'

Arts funding is up 90% in the city - here ACE Chief Executive ​Darren Henley​...

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Finally... the Royal Exchange Theatre gets a decent restaurant

Former Corrie actor Rupert Hill behind plans to bring show stopping food and an indoor...

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MIF 2017 - Fatherland, Reviewed

Lucy Tomlinson on a cleverly staged but overloaded study of fatherhood

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Theatre review - Persuasion, Royal Exchange

Joan Davies is open to persuasion on this modern take of the 200-year-old Jane Austen...

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Video - Ghosts in sunglasses mark return of Flare: Manchester's most offbeat festival

The international fest of new theatre is back, with everything from blind cinema to Nazi...

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