Jade Fox reviews Octagon Theatre Bolton’s revival of Andrea Dunbar’s seminal classic
A gripping and thoroughly enjoyable piece of theatre, says Lily Brittain.
A tonally confused musical lifted by some fantastic performances and moments of pathos and humour
One of the West End’s biggest hits, Grease: The Musical, starts its premiere run in Manchester with a spectacular Sandy and plenty of nostalgia
Marking the opening of the Royal Exchange’s 40th anniversary season, this stripped-back version of Williams’ much-adapted story failed to make an impression
Scintillating costumes, flexed feet, and moments of questionable timing! Reporter Georgina Gledhill examines The Moscow City Ballet’s The Nutcracker with a keen eye…
Wit at the Royal Exchange Theatre, featuring Julie Hesmondhalgh, is an intensely emotional but also sharply funny story of a dying academic’s attempts to come to terms with her mortality
The English National Ballet’s Lest We Forget brings a poignant reflection on World War I to Manchester’s Palace Theatre
Just For Graphs erred on the side of simplicity, but provided an entertaining night of comedy and nerdity
Rosie Kay Dance Company performed “5 Soldiers – The body is the Frontline” at the Army Research Centre in Manchester.
Friday the 15th of May saw ‘Told by an Idiot’ cast a ghostly spell over the Royal Exchange with their adaptation of ‘The Ghost Train’
A rollercoaster of societal commentary and surreal entertainment, The Funfair impresses with fully-fleshed characters and impressive audio-visual design