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An Alternative Freshers' Week

If you are one among the rare species of incoming freshers who don’t particularly enjoy dancing to EDM or creating memories that ...

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What's on

30 September: Eric and Little Ern, Manchester Opera House The Olivier-nominated performance of Morecambe and Wise recreates some of the best moments of Eric ...

David Acton (right) as Peter Quince in A Midsummer Night's Dream. Photo credit: Dominic Clemence

Interview: David Acton

David Acton, star of stage and screen, and UoM alumnus, is currently touring with theatre company, Propeller. Their all-male cast, inventive use ...

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An Alternative Freshers' Week

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What's on

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David Acton (right) as Peter Quince in A Midsummer Night's Dream. Photo credit: Dominic Clemence

Interview: David Acton

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An Alternative Freshers’ Week

Bored of the constant hangovers in Freshers’ Week? Aiswarya Kishor explores alternative things to do in Manchester this September

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What’s on

October will be an exciting month for the Manchester theatre scene and the theatre section will not be short of reviews and interviews. Here’s a what to expect in the next two weeks.

David Acton (right) as Peter Quince in A Midsummer Night's Dream. Photo credit: Dominic Clemence

Interview: David Acton

Carys Lapwood interviews ex-UoM student and actor, David Acton about Propeller Theatre Company, comedy and his time at the University of Manchester

Photo credit: Paul Coltas

Review: Priscilla Queen of the Desert

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

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

Photo credit: Paul Coltas

Preview: Priscilla Queen of the Desert

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

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Review: All Our Friends Are Dead

Jessica Wheeler reviews ‘All Our Friends Are Dead’ at The Lowry, as part of re:play festival

Photo credit: RedBobble Theatre Company

Review: To Walk In Your Shoes

Sam Ebner-Landy reviews ‘To Walk In Your Shoes’ at The Lowry, as part of this year’s re:play festival

Image Credit: Hyde Festival Theatre Company

Review: Lunch

Maddy Peden reviews ‘Lunch’ at The Lowry, as part of this year’s re:play festival

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