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Must See: 4th – 11th February

What’s on this week in local theatre

Best of BE Festival. Photo: The Lowry

An International Eyeful

Caroline Hailstone reviews the Best of the BE Festival

Performance of Twefth Night. Photo: The Lowry.

What I’m looking forward to this year in Theatre

Helen McCarthy gives us the best picks of what local theatre has to offer this year

The Lion King

Must See This Week In Theatre: 3rd December-10th December

The best of theatre for the week ahead.

Arabian Nights. Photo: The Library Theatre Company

Preview: Arabian Nights

Josephine Lane previews the Library Theatre Company’s Christmas show at the Lowry Theatre, Arabian Nights

The Coming Storm. Photo: Hugo Glendinning

The Confused Storm

Vicky Carter reviews Forced Entertainment’s The Coming Storm at the Contact Theatre

The cast of 'Blue/Orange'. Photo: Robert Workman

Is it us or them?

Ellie Riley reviews Blue/Orange at the Manchester Opera House

Peter Pan. Photo: The Bolton Octagon

Must See This Week In Theatre: 26th November-3rd December

The best of theatre for the week ahead.

Theatre Uncut: addressing political means through theatre. Photo: Theatre Uncut

Theatrical angst in an age of austerity

Robbie Davidson reviews Theatre Uncut in residence for one night at The Anthony Burgess Foundation.

Amr El-Bayoumi in 'Johnny Come Lately'. Photo: The Royal Exchange Theatre

Johnny Don’t Come At All

Sophie Lipton reviews Coal’s ‘Johnny Come Lately’ at the Royal Exchange Studio Theatre

Manchester's very own, Benedict Cumberbatch

Why I Love/Why I Hate

Helen McCarthy reveals even more of her favourite and least favourite tHings in theatre

Kneehigh Theatre and the West York Playhouse's 'Steptoe and Son'. Photo: The Lowry

Must See This Week In Theatre: 19th November-26th November

The best of theatre for the week ahead.