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Sophie Graci

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Review: Mixtape

Sophie Graci enjoys a night out with the Royal Exchange Young Company

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UMMTS wins top awards at NODA

University of Manchester Musical Theatre society takes home five of the top prizes at the 2018 NODA NW District 1 awards ceremony

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MIFTA Preview 2018: Yellow Icing

The first in a series of previews for this year’s Drama Society MIFTA season

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Female creatives launch campaign to buy theatre

A group of female creatives are seeking support for their latest venture – buying a theatre

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Interview: Ian Hislop & Nick Newman

Theatre Editor Sophie Graci talks to Ian Hislop and Nick Newman ahead of the opening of The Wipers Times at The Opera House

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Interview: In Bed With My Brother

Theatre Editor Sophie Graci chats to the company behind Edinburgh Fringe hit We Are Ian, now part of HOME’s Orbit Festival 2017

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Review: Bravado

Sex and violence are inexorably linked in Scottee’s memoir of working class masculinity, reviewed by Theatre Editor Sophie Graci. Part of Orbit 2017

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The Best/Worst Thing: UMDS

Four members of the Drama Society committee tell us the best thing they have seen in the last year.

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Opinion: We need to talk about toilets

Dealing with the seemingly banal problems of theatre will keep it alive – so why are theatre critics being so dismissive of them? Theatre Editor Sophie Graci explores

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Review: Yank! The Musical

A tonally confused musical lifted by some fantastic performances and moments of pathos and humour