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The 3rd Degree Recording

This show’s concept is an elaborate version of University Challenge, hosted by radio comic Steve Punt, in which three students of different ...

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Preview: The Producers

One of Manchester’s theatre events of the year! This rendition of The Producers features an all-star cast including comedians Jason Manford (as ...

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Preview: Patience

From the first moments of the rehearsal, it is clear that the whole cast is incredibly engaged and despite the humourous atmosphere, ...

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The 3rd Degree Recording

Posted on Apr 13, 2015 1
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Preview: The Producers

Posted on Mar 13, 2015 2
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Preview: Patience

Posted on Feb 17, 2015 3
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The 3rd Degree Recording

Entering its fifth season, the successful BBC Radio 4 show hosted by Steve Punt challenged students and dons of the University of Manchester alike

photo: Manchester Theatres

Preview: The Producers

The Producers is back in Manchester after 7 long, long years. Starring Jason Manford and Phil Jupitus, The Producers is the show of the season.

Image: Tegan Gilmore

Preview: Patience

Nicole Tamer anticipates MUGSS’s upcoming performance of Patience with excitement as the cast get ready to woo, sing and make the audience end up in stitches

Photo: Darren Bell

Preview: Avenue Q

Stephanie Scott previews Avenue Q, which arrives on the Palace Theatre’s stage 27th May

Strangeways rehearsals 2014. Photo credit: George Combe

Making it in Theatre… Or at Least Trying

University of Manchester graduate and writer-director of Strangeways, Joshua Val Martin shares his experience of working in theatre after graduation

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Preview: Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Stephanie Scott previews Priscilla Queen of the Desert at The Palace Theatre

In Doggerland. Photo: Box of Tricks

In Doggerland: Interview and Preview

Keir Forde interviews Box of Trick’s Tom Morton-Smith and Hannah Tyrell-Pinder on their production, ‘In Doggerland’

A Clockwork Orange. Photo: Robert McGrath

Preview: A Clockwork Orange

Josephine Lane previews Action to the Word’s new physical theatre interpretation of ‘A Clockwork Orange’ at the Lowry

Students Alex Bennett and Ben Boskovic in rehearsal for the Library Theatre Company's production of Mother Courage. photo: Library Theatre Company

Brecht’s piece set to be a success

Andrew Georgeson previews the Library Theatre Company’s production of Brecht’s classic war drama Mother Courage and Her Children

20 Stories High's performance of 'Whole' at the Bolton Octagon. photo: Bolton Octagon

Preview – Whole

Ben Marshall previews the Bolton Octagon’s upcoming youth production ‘Whole’ and speaks to Julia Samuels, co-artistic director of 20 Stories High

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