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Review: Robin Hood

As the programme stated, the Panto Society's Robin Hood has abandoned much of its traditional telling. This diversion created a unique forum ...

Photo: Phil Tragen

Review: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Following my preview of this year’s festive extravaganza being staged at the Manchester Opera House, I felt transported back to my childhood ...

Photo: Jonathan Keenan

Review: Little Shop of Horrors

The production, based on the 1960 comedy horror film of the same name, follows the story of a down on his luck, ...

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Review: Robin Hood

Posted on Dec 15, 2014 1
Photo: Phil Tragen

Review: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Posted on Dec 15, 2014 2
Photo: Jonathan Keenan

Review: Little Shop of Horrors

Posted on Dec 15, 2014 3
Photo: Jonathan Keenan

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

Photo: Phil Tragen

Review: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

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

Photo: Suzanna Rose Fairbairns

Review: Robin Hood

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

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Review: Edward Scissorhands

The modern fairy tale enchanted the audience at The Lowry with ambitious visual effects and strong performances,

Photo: Manuel Harlan

Review: Othello

Frantic Assembly’s modern adaptation of Othello hits the nerve of the generation despite stereotypical gender portrayal, writes Camilla Lindner

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Review: Purgatory

Rob Paterson’s play The Purgatory delighted the audience with dark themes while questioning morality, reality and mortality, writes Allie Liu

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Review: A Number

Churchill’s sobering play deals with delicate themes and achieves a rare harmony of almost all the theatrical aspects required for a production, writes Sam Ebner-Landy

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Review: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Annabel Cartwright explores the scandalous lives of the Pollitt family in the classic play written by Tennesse Williams

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Review: A Farewell to Arms

A Farewell to Arms by Imitating the Dog did not manage to come close to the book’s subtle censure of war, criticises Morris Seifert.

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Review: Barnum

The circus musical is a theatrical experience different from many mainstream musicals, writes Matthew Gormley

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Review: Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense

Nicole Tamer reviews a hilarious evening of nostalgia at the Wooster and Jeeves performance at the Lowry

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Interview: Jana Jana and Heidi

Jana, the junior half of quirky mother and daughter show Jana and Heidi answers questions about university life, starting a career in comedy and her performance at the Lowry