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Opinion: 'For the love of God, give me diversity!'

Last week, a rather revealing new blog post from popular arts and culture writer Victoria Sadler circulated the theatrical Twittersphere. The post, ...

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Review: Rita, Sue and Bob Too

In 1982 Rita, Sue and Bob Too told it how it was. The voice of writer Andrea Dunbar showcased reality using sharp humour ...

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Review: Letters to Morrissey

Gary McNair’s solo piece Letters to Morrissey is not exactly what one would presume from the title. Needless to say, The Smiths ...

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Opinion: 'For the love of God, give me

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Review: Rita, Sue and Bob Too

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Review: Letters to Morrissey

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Review: Rita, Sue and Bob Too

Jade Fox reviews Octagon Theatre Bolton’s revival of Andrea Dunbar’s seminal classic

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Opinion: ‘For the love of God, give me diversity!’

Does the blame for the lack of female playwrights in top theatres lie solely with artistic directors? Emily Oulton argues not

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Review: Letters to Morrissey

A gripping and thoroughly enjoyable piece of theatre, says Lily Brittain.

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Imperial War Museum North invites student artists to join scratch event

Student artists are being called to perform scratch acts at the Wyndham Lewis exhibition in November

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Review: Two Pairs of Shorts

Emily Oulton reviews the University of Manchester Drama Society’s short play showcase, Two Pairs of Shorts

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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