Weary, if profitable, this overwrought production does not compliment Maxine Peake’s unique, genderless frailty as Hamlet, writes Benjamin Monk
Benjamin Monk feasts on the best of Birmingham’s European theatre festival at HOME
Get in the mood for Rock’n’Roll at Salford Arts Theatre and forget those dreary Autumn nights.
Chanje Kunda excels in her one-woman show at the Contact Theatre
Andy van den Bent-Kelly heads to the Phones 4u Arena to see if one of the country’s best-known comedians can still deliver with his new Monsters Tour
Luke Sharma attends a heart-rending production of Early One Morning at the Octagon Theatre, Bolton
Eric and Little Ern failed to bring sunshine to Benjamin Monk.
Nicole Tamer interviews the talented poet, dancer and performer, Chanje Kunda.
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.
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.
A story of more woe – Richard Smith reviews the first HOME production and old classic Romeo and Juliet.
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.