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Review: Lovesong

A play by Abi Morgan Lovesong tells the tragic love story of Maggie and Billy at two very different times of their life, ...

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Review: Growing Pains

Growing Pains, a Battersea Arts Centre Commission, is a beautifully honest piece of theatre. Based around the story of a young working ...

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Review: Yank! The Musical

Some stories didn't make the history books and 'Yank' sets out to correct that. Subtitled 'A World War II Love Story', the ...

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Review: Lovesong

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Review: Growing Pains

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Review: Yank! The Musical

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Review: The Commitments

After its record breaking two-year run in the West End, this sensational soul musical comes to the Palace Theatre with a knock-out cast and electrifying atmosphere

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Review: Yank! The Musical

A tonally confused musical lifted by some fantastic performances and moments of pathos and humour

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Review: Lovesong

Part of The University of Manchester Drama Society’s MIFTAs season, this play highlights how important time is and has fast things can change

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Review: Growing Pains

Tom Gill delivers a raw and emotional performance, in a play not to be missed

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Review: Grease: The Musical

One of the West End’s biggest hits, Grease: The Musical, starts its premiere run in Manchester with a spectacular Sandy and plenty of nostalgia

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Review: Bat Out of Hell The Musical

This dark and both vocal and visually spectacular is any Meat Loaf’s fan dream come true

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Review: Helping Hannah

Part of The University of Manchester Drama Society’s MIFTAs season, this is a charming, coming of age drama

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Olivier Awards 2017: Nominations

The list of nominations has been revealed for Olivier Awards 2017

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Review: City of Glass

Duncan Macmillan and 59 Productions’ hi-tech stage adaptation of the Paul Auster novella combines detective drama with postmodern mania to impressively confusing effect

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SICK! Festival brings life to Manchester

Manchester is made to feel a little better with a full schedule of SICK! events, and we’re here to give you a little preview of what’s to come this month

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Review: No God Down Here

Part of the MIFTAS season by the University of Manchester Drama Society, this play is an exhilarating exploration of the human psyche on a knife edge

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Review: Breathing Space

Created and performed by students at the University of Manchester this space adventure shouldn’t be missed