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Review: Mixtape

Sophie Graci enjoys a night out with the Royal Exchange Young Company

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Review: Guys and Dolls

Anuli Changa reviews Talawa Theatre Company’s production of the classic musical at the Royal Exchange

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Review: B!RTH Festival’s USA & Brazil

The Royal Exchange Theatre opened its third day of the B!RTH festival with a bang, with two plays covering the experiences from Brazil and the USA

Husbands and Sons is playing at the Royal Exchange Theatre. Photo: Richard Hopkins @Flickr

Review: Husbands & Sons

Marianne Elliot brings a cocktail of DH Lawrence’s greats with Husbands & Sons to the Royal Exchange Theatre

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Review: Secret Theatre: A Series of Increasingly Impossible Acts

Benjamin Monk found Secret Theatre’s Edinburgh hit to be dizzying, life-affirming elation

Abigail's Party at The Lowry. photo: The Lowry.

Must See: 29th April–5th May

As our last issue of the year, we give you a guide to what not to miss over the next few months in Manchester

Nathan Wiley as Tom Wingfield, Fiona Hampton as Laura Wingfield, Margot Leicester as Amanda Wingfield and Kieran Hill as the Gentleman Caller. photo: Ian Tilton

Must See: 1st – 8th April

Sticking around in Manchester this Easter? Here’s our guide to what’s on over the next week for those of you looking to take a welcome break from John Rylands

Nigel Cooke as Atticus Finch (left) and Okezei Morro as Tom Robinson in To Kill a Mockingbird at the Royal Exchange. Photo: Jonathan Keenan

To Kill a Mockingbird

Robbie Davidson heads to the Royal Exchange to review their long awaited production of Harper Lee’s modern classic


The best thing/worst thing I’ve ever seen on stage

Hannah Lawrence gives us the best and worst of her theatre experiences

Amr El-Bayoumi in 'Johnny Come Lately'. Photo: The Royal Exchange Theatre

Johnny Don’t Come At All

Sophie Lipton reviews Coal’s ‘Johnny Come Lately’ at the Royal Exchange Studio Theatre

Review – Doctor Faustus

Doctor Faustus, Royal Exchange, 10th September 2010 When Robert Johnson went to the crossroads to sell his soul to the devil, he did so in…

A scene for everyone

An introduction to the theatre scene in Manchester