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Why I Love/Why I Hate

Claire Duffell and Holly Marshall-De Angelis tell us all about their favourite and least favourite musicals

The Mousetrap, whose 60-year performance anniversary is celebrated this year

Must see this week in Theatre: 22nd October-29th October

Josephine Lane previews theatre in Manchester for the week ahead.

Borderline Vultures. Photo: Christopher Matic

Bordering on insanity?

Harriet Leitch reviews new 360-degree theatrical experience ‘Borderline Vultures’, organised through the Lowry Theatre.

The Pink Ladies in Grease: The Musical. Photo: Paul Coltas

Grease is the word… of the past

Jessie Cohen reviews touring musical Grease after its stop-off at the Palace Theatre last week.

A scene from one of the JB Shorts. Photo: Braínne Edge

Manchester’s finest at Joshua Brooks

Helen McCarthy reviews some of the JB Shorts at Joshua Brooks

Macbeth's Witches: A Director's Dream

Why I Love/Why I Hate

Helen McCarthy reveals more of her theatrical loves and hates. Her subject this week: witches.


Must See This Week In Theatre: 15th October-22nd October

The best of theatre for the week ahead.


Not Such A Lighthearted Intercourse

Imogen Durant went to the world premiere of Bill Naughton’s, Bolton’s most famous playwright, Lighthearted Intercourse, last week at the Bolton Octagon.

Fields of Grey. Photo: Joel C Fildes

Filled with Grey

Sophie Lipton reviews the new play at The Contact Theatre, Fields of Grey.

Paterson Joseph and Adjoa Andoh perform in Julius Caesar. Photo: RSC

Mancunians, lend me your ears!

Joesphine Lane reviews the RSCs production of Julius Caesar and talks to star Adjoa Andoh


Why I Love/Why I Hate

Josephine Lane reveals her likes and loathes of theatre.


From Fan-Girls to Facism

Joshua Val Martin reviews the touring production of Cabaret, which came to the Lowry last week