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Review: Bad Company

Every February, the University of Manchester Drama Society’s Manchester In-Fringe Theatre Awards (MIFTA) season comes around, bringing exciting potential for new interpretations ...

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Review: Vagina Monologues

What would your vagina say if it could talk? And if it were a person, what would it wear? Vagina Monologues asked ...

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Review: Scuttlers

While dust is rising on the stage, small pieces of cotton wool descend from the theatre ceiling in a similar way to ...

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Review: Bad Company

Posted on Feb 28, 2015 1
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Review: Vagina Monologues

Posted on Feb 23, 2015 2
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Review: Scuttlers

Posted on Feb 16, 2015 3
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Review: Bad Company

Annabel Cartwright reviews one of the picks of this years MIFTA performances; Bad Company, a comic drama by Tom Mackintosh

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Review: Vagina Monologues

The eye-opening and thought-provoking performance never lost its humour, despite the seriousness of the content, writes ‎Aimée Grant Cumberbatch

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Preview: Patience

Nicole Tamer anticipates MUGSS’s upcoming performance of Patience with excitement as the cast get ready to woo, sing and make the audience end up in stitches

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Review: Scuttlers

Camilla Lindner reviews Scuttlers, a play about the gang culture of 1880s Manchester. A thought provoking play, which engages all of the senses

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Review: INSIDE

On the 9th of February, Elise Gallagher visited the Bolton Octagon to see the acclaimed psychological thriller INSIDE, presented by Strawberry Blonde Curls Theatre Company

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Three cheers for UMMTS success at NODA awards

The University of Manchester Musical Theatre Society impressed the jury and audience at the annual NODA awards. Nicole Tamer spoke to the winners Richard Aaron Davies, Tom Durrant and Jess Ewart to find out more about their success.

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Review: As Water Reflects The Face

‘As Water Reflects the Face’ at The Dancehouse portrays the social issues young people face in Transylvania. The performance moves the audience with its authenticity, writes Camilla Lindner

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Review: Spamalot

Spamalot offered a lot of surrealist surprises and a hilarious evening, writes Matthew Gormley

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Review: Tuesdays at Tescos

Tuesdays at Tescos shows the life and struggle of a transgender woman who tries to get accepted as a daughter by her father. The one-hour monologue gives the audience a sense of the difficulties transgender people have to face every day, writes Camilla Lindner

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Review: Little Shop of Horrors

Staying true to the spirit the original musicals and movies, Royal Exchange’s play exceeds the expectations of Luke Sharma

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Review: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Matthew Gormley on this year’s festive extravaganza at Manchester Opera House

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Review: Robin Hood

The raunchy student production delighted with strong writing and hilarious moments, writes Hannah Toeman