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Image for Beyond the Fourth Wall at the Lowry this week. photo: The Lowry

Must See: 22nd – 28th April

The best in local theatre this week

Abigail's Party at The Lowry. photo: The Lowry.

Must See: 29th April–5th May

As our last issue of the year, we give you a guide to what not to miss over the next few months in Manchester

Photo of Barrie Rutter for Northern Broadside's Rutherford and Son at The Lowry. photo: The Lowry

Must See: 15th – 21st April

A busy week for The Lowry this week means its a good time to take a trip out of town to Salford Quays

Blood Brothers promotional poster. photo: wikipedia

The best/worst thing I’ve ever seen

Ben Marshall gives us his best and worst

The Victorian in the Wall at the Royal Exchange. photo: Tom Medwell

Must See: 8th – 14th April

The best of local theatre this week

Image from Digging Deep at the Contact. photo: Contact

Review: The Adventures of Sky the Reluctant Hero

Bianca Francesca takes her first trip to the theatre to review Digging Deep at the Contact

Nathan Wiley as Tom Wingfield, Fiona Hampton as Laura Wingfield, Margot Leicester as Amanda Wingfield and Kieran Hill as the Gentleman Caller. photo: Ian Tilton

Must See: 1st – 8th April

Sticking around in Manchester this Easter? Here’s our guide to what’s on over the next week for those of you looking to take a welcome break from John Rylands

Animation for the Contact's 'Digging Deep'. Photo: Contact Theatre

Must See: 11th-18th March

What’s on in local theatre this week

Eve Polycarpou in Mother Courage and Her Children, directed by Chris Honer at The Lowry. photo: Jonathan Keenan

Review: Mother Courage and Her Children

Rebekah Murrell reviews the Library Theatre Company’s performance of Mother Courage and Her Children

Nigel Cooke as Atticus Finch (left) and Okezei Morro as Tom Robinson in To Kill a Mockingbird at the Royal Exchange. Photo: Jonathan Keenan

To Kill a Mockingbird

Robbie Davidson heads to the Royal Exchange to review their long awaited production of Harper Lee’s modern classic

Leela Carr-Bond in the MIFTAs production of The Maenad. Photo: Oliver Walton

‘Man, Woman and not-at-all Mild!’ – MIFTAs review

Ben Marshall reviews an original piece of drama as part of the annual MIFTAs festival

The MIFTAs performance of Paper Shield. photo: Joshua Val Martin

The MIFTAs begin with a bang

Ben Marshall reviews Paper Shield, the first performance of the season for the MIFTAs