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24th April 2013

Must See: 22nd – 28th April

The best in local theatre this week

Can’t Pay? Won’t Pay!

Translated from Dario Fo’s original play ‘Sotto Paga? Non Si Paga!’ this is an energetic and witty comedy with political relevance. Following housewives Antonia and Margherita who become involved in a protest at the escalating cost of living its sure to strike a cord for those of us struggling with life on a student budget!

Runs 25th April – 18th May at the Bolton Octagon. Tickets £14.50.


Beyond the Fourth Wall

A story centering on Taylor, Katie and Peter, characters living in the perfect world world but dissatisfied because they know that something lies beyond the fourth wall, something they need to see for themselves … 

Runs 23rd – 24th April at The Lowry. Tickets £10.


Our Country’s Good

Part of MMU’s Capitol Theatre Summer Season this production is set in an 18th Century Australian Penal Colony. Here Second Lietenant Ralph Clark who sets out with a cast of convicts to stage a production of ‘The Recruiting Officer’ encountering challenges along the way.

Runs 24th – 27th April at the Capitol.   

More Coverage

Edwards Scissorhands review: A delightful and festive rendition

Gather your family and immerse yourself in the captivating world of Edward Scissorhands.

The Good Enough Mums Club review: An inclusive but heavy handed insight into the struggles of motherhood

Impactful, but a little underdeveloped. The Good Enough Mums Club handles challenging subject with crude humour

Little Red review: A magical and festive retelling for all ages

A musical delight that will transport you to a magical land and will make you feel like a kid again.

The Mongol Khan review: Spectacle over substance

The Mongol Khan is a bodacious production with beautiful design and break-taking choreography but the slim story and lack of substance are baffling, bemusing and bewildering