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Review: Manchester Musical Revue presents The Fear

Amy Newell enjoys a night of new writing as Manchester Musical Revue presents two short musicals

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Review: The Anatomy of a Bath Mat

Anuli Changa enjoys the interesting writing and direction of Will Vincent’s play, part of the Drama Society’s MIFTA season 2018

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Amelia Bullmore: “In my day you could put on anything on a Monday night, anything”

Elise Gallagher interviews the Manchester alumnus ahead of her role in Annie Baker’s Circle Mirror Transformation at HOME

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Review: Stroppy

Anuli Changa enjoys the angst and humour of Chloe Weare’s ode to teenage girlhood. Part of the Drama Society’s MIFTA season 2018

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Review: A Game of Two Halves

Lily Brittain enjoys the witty dialogue and twist ending of Joe Large’s A Game of Two Halves. Part of the Drama Society’s MIFTA Season 2018

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Review: Yellow Icing

Jessica Wiehler reviews the beautifully realised off-kilter world of Rory Calland’s Yellow Icing. Part of the Drama Society’s MIFTA Season 2018

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Review: A Fight at the Opera

Anuli Changa reviews Music Society’s spectacular night of opera on the themes of war and conflict

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Review: Aldo

Alana Cook revels in the whimsy of Lucio Gray’s Aldo, part of the Drama Society‚Äôs MIFTA season 2018

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Interview: Cara Looij on (IN)SANE

Orla Quilligan talks to Cara Looij, project manager of multimedia arts event (IN)SANE

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Review: On the Outskirts of a Large Event

Grace Johnstone enjoys the technical elements of The Bare Project’s On the Outskirts of a Large Event, but finds its metaphor for the migrant crisis lacking in subtlety

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Review: Brief Encounter

Michael McQuaid reviews Emma Rice and Kneehigh Theatre’s adaptation of the 1938 film

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Review: HIVE at HOME

Jessica Wiehler takes a trip to HOME for the Drama Society’s latest scratch night