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Review: The Newspaper Boy

I never would have thought that someone saying, "I wank about you" would be so endearing but, in the context of this ...

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Review: The Vagina Monologues 2018

Empowering, inspirational, and beyond relatable, this performance was based on the original episodic play The Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler. The original play was ...

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Review: Winter Solstice

The Actors Touring Company, who are responsible for bringing David Tushingham’s translation of Roland Schimmelpfennig’s German play, Winter Solstice to Manchester, describe ...

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Review: The Newspaper Boy

Posted on Feb 23, 2018 1
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Review: The Vagina Monologues 2018

Posted on Feb 16, 2018 2
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Review: Winter Solstice

Posted on Feb 20, 2018 3
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Review: The Newspaper Boy

‘Newspaper Boy’ is a hilarious, and endearing coming-of-age story set in 1992, written by Chris Hoyle and set in Manchester

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Review: Winter Solstice

Rob Tomlinson reviews an ‘important and engrossing’ production from The Actors Touring Company

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Review: The Vagina Monologues 2018

Anuli Changa finds empowerment and diversity in the University of Manchester’s production of the 1996 play

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Review: Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

Anuli Changa finds joy in the spontaneity of a show that changes every night

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MIFTA Preview 2018: Yellow Icing

The first in a series of previews for this year’s Drama Society MIFTA season

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Review: Romeo and Juliet

Shakespeare Society’s second production of the year reimagines the Bard’s classic as a North vs. South divide

Photo Credit: Manuel Harlan/RSC

Review: Hamlet at The Lowry

The Royal Shakespeare Company puts a contemporary spin on Shakespeare’s most quoted play

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Review: Beautiful – The Carole King Musical

Anuli Changa reviews a jukebox musical that surpasses expectations at The Palace

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Review: The Log

A coming of age story charms and delights at the Three Minute Theatre

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Interview: the cast and creatives of Flushed

Marina Jenkins talks to the team behind new play Flushed ahead of their Manchester run at 53two

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Female creatives launch campaign to buy theatre

A group of female creatives are seeking support for their latest venture – buying a theatre

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Review: The Vaudevillians

Jinkx Monsoon and Major Scales give old-school glamour a modern twist in their cabaret show at Contact