The Mancunion

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Growing Pains

Review- Pains of Youth at MMU’s Capitol Theatre

One Monkey Don't Stop No Show at the Contact Theatre

No Monkey Business

Review: One Monkey Don’t Stop No Show at the Contact Theatre


21st October: Best in Standup

Manchester’s comedy store has been open since 2000 and, like its sister stage in London, is one of the most established venues in comedy. Best…

Romeo and The Nurse

Mercurial Muppets

Three different perspectives on the Contact Theatre’s production of Romeo and Juliet.


Thrashing About

Review- Thrasher at the Royal Exchange Studio

Performance artist Michael Mayhew

Interview- Michael Mayhew

Alice Hughes talks to performance artist Michael Mayhew

All The Way Home at The Lowry

Not going all the way

Review: All The Way Home at The Lowry

Universities of Manchester Gilbert and Sullivan Society performing Utopia Ltd.

Overnight. Overrated.

Review: MUGGS’ 24-Hour Show

Crystal Kisses at the Contact Theatre

Brutal but honest

Review: Crystal Kisses at Contact Theatre

Margot Leicester [Martha], Tammy Joelle [Honey] and George Irving [George]

Fix me another drink

Review: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? at Bolton Octagon

MUGSS performing Utopia Limited

Now Give Three Cheers

The Mancunion meet up with Paul O’Neil and Ian Field from Manchester Universities Gilbert and Sullivan Society (MUGGS) to talk about the enduring popularity of Gilbert and Sullivan…


Top Hat, White Tie and Tails

Review: Top Hat at The Lowry