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Chanje Kunda - the Renaissance Woman

I met up with Chanje on a chilly morning and it was really exciting as well as intimidating to meet her since ...

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Are you afraid of the dark? Not I, Footfalls and Rockaby – a night at the theatre of Samuel Beckett

The night began with an announcement: “The three plays will run at 55 minutes, including a 3 minute silence between each piece. ...

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What's on

30 September: Eric and Little Ern, Manchester Opera House The Olivier-nominated performance of Morecambe and Wise recreates some of the best moments of Eric ...

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Chanje Kunda - the Renaissance Woman

Posted on Oct 2, 2014 1
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Are you afraid of the dark? Not I,

Posted on Sep 25, 2014 2
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What's on

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Chanje Kunda – the Renaissance Woman

Nicole Tamer interviews the talented poet, dancer and performer, Chanje Kunda.

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Are you afraid of the dark? Not I, Footfalls and Rockaby – a night at the theatre of Samuel Beckett

Caution: this is not for the faint-hearted. It’s not gruesome or terrifying, but Samuel Beckett’s trilogy of short plays on offer at The Lowry plunge you into the heart of Absurdism.

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What’s on

October will be an exciting month for the Manchester theatre scene and the theatre section will not be short of reviews and interviews. Here’s a what to expect in the next two weeks.

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Review: Romeo and Juliet

A story of more woe – Richard Smith reviews the first HOME production and old classic Romeo and Juliet.

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Get on Board: University of Manchester Drama Society

Fancy a bit of drama? The Students’ Union offers a variety of performance societies, stay tuned every week to find out more about the people in front and behind the scenes.

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They might not be young, they might not be pretty!

But they offer the full package at Manchester Opera House, Nicole Tamer takes a glimpse at The Full Monty.

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Review: Avenue Q

Stephanie Scott reviews Avenue Q at The Palace Theatre

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Review: Jon Richardson

Stephanie Scott reviews Jon Richardson’s stand-up performance at The Lowry

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Review: WHAT.

Dominika Noworolska reviews WHAT. a play previously performed for Save Our NHS Presents, but recently revised

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Review: Annie Get Your Gun

Annabel Cartwright reviews the revived Annie Get Your Gun at The Palace Theatre

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Preview: Avenue Q

Stephanie Scott previews Avenue Q, which arrives on the Palace Theatre’s stage 27th May

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Review: Small Talk

Dominika Noworolska reviews Fine Comb Theatre’s debut play, Small Talk, at Three Minute Theatre