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28th November 2011

Noel’s latest chapter

Fielding sticks it to the virtual and hits a home run for the tangible
16th November 2011

Habeas Vile

Review- Habeas Corpus at the Bolton Octagon
15th November 2011

Jon Richardson at The Lowry, 28th October 2011

Dani Middleton is taken by the Jon Richardson factor
15th November 2011

Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes

Review-Angels in America – Part One: Millennium Approaches at MMU’s Capitol Theatre
14th November 2011

Growing Pains

Review- Pains of Youth at MMU’s Capitol Theatre
11th November 2011

No Monkey Business

Review: One Monkey Don’t Stop No Show at the Contact Theatre
8th November 2011

21st October: Best in Standup

Manchester’s comedy store has been open since 2000 and, like its sister stage in London, is one of the most established venues in comedy. Best in Standup is one of the club’s weekly shows. Compare Ben Norris was relaxed and irreverent, and did the usual crowd warm up banter with ease and fast-paced wit. Opener […]
4th November 2011

Mercurial Muppets

Three different perspectives on the Contact Theatre’s production of Romeo and Juliet.
25th October 2011

Interview- Michael Mayhew

Alice Hughes talks to performance artist Michael Mayhew
25th October 2011

Thrashing About

Review- Thrasher at the Royal Exchange Studio

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12th October 2011

Not going all the way

Review: All The Way Home at The Lowry
11th October 2011

Fix me another drink

Review: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? at Bolton Octagon
11th October 2011

Brutal but honest

Review: Crystal Kisses at Contact Theatre
11th October 2011

Overnight. Overrated.

Review: MUGGS’ 24-Hour Show
2nd October 2011

Now Give Three Cheers

The Mancunion meet up with Paul O’Neil and Ian Field from Manchester Universities Gilbert and Sullivan Society (MUGGS) to talk about the enduring popularity of Gilbert and Sullivan…
29th September 2011

Top Hat, White Tie and Tails

Review: Top Hat at The Lowry
22nd September 2011

Kiss not my hand

Review: Edward II at the Royal Exchange
15th September 2011

Preview- Autumn Term

One Man, Two Guvnors Forget Lesbian Vampire killers, remember The History Boys. Having opened to great acclaim at the National Theatre, this comedy starring James Corden is stopping at The Lowry on a national tour before heading back to London for a West End run.  Having proved a huge critical and commercial success on the […]
14th September 2011

Theatre City

Manchester can make an honest claim to be the theatre capital of the North of England and as a student you are in a great opportunity to take advantage of this. From fantastic new writing to sell-out musicals, Manchester’s theatre scene is flourishing. Here is a very short guide to what is on offer. The […]