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Review: The Ghost Train

A comic thriller penned by Arnold Ripley, better known for his acting as opposed to his work as a playwright, 'The Ghost Train' ...

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Review: The Funfair

The Funfair is a rollercoaster of escapism, poverty and power inequality. Imagine a world in which the real criminals are running the ...

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The 3rd Degree Recording

This show’s concept is an elaborate version of University Challenge, hosted by radio comic Steve Punt, in which three students of different ...

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Review: The Ghost Train

Posted on May 23, 2015 1
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Review: The Funfair

Posted on May 23, 2015 2
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The 3rd Degree Recording

Posted on Apr 13, 2015 3
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Review: The Ghost Train

Friday the 15th of May saw ‘Told by an Idiot’ cast a ghostly spell over the Royal Exchange with their adaptation of ‘The Ghost Train’

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Review: The Funfair

A rollercoaster of societal commentary and surreal entertainment, The Funfair impresses with fully-fleshed characters and impressive audio-visual design

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The 3rd Degree Recording

Entering its fifth season, the successful BBC Radio 4 show hosted by Steve Punt challenged students and dons of the University of Manchester alike

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Review: The Producers

Mel Brooks’ hilariously inappropriate smash hit “The Producers” is back in Manchester and it’s better than ever

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La Traviata

An unfortunate start by tenor Ji-Min Park was quickly overcome by the impressive ensemble of Verdi’s La Traviata

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Review: The Breakfast Club

The Mancunion’s Annabel Cartwright reviews Sam Ebner-Landy’s contribution to the MIFTAs; a stage adaptation of 1985’s Brat Pack classic The Breakfast Club

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Review: Dominic Berry

Lauren Gorton reviews Dominic Berry’s poetry performance for LGBT History month at Manchester Central Library

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Preview: The Producers

The Producers is back in Manchester after 7 long, long years. Starring Jason Manford and Phil Jupitus, The Producers is the show of the season.

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Interview: Dylan Moran

The Irish comedian, best known as the misanthropic bookshop owner Bernard Black, is currently on tour with his new show Off the Hook

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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