Restaurant and bar spending via University of Manchester staff purchasing cards totalled just £150 in December 2020, compared to £22,000 in December 2019.
Head Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Anton Du Beke and Giovanni Pernice’s Him & Me at the Lowry
Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Opera North’s A Night at the Opera at the Lowry – the first Mancunion Theatre review since theatres reopened in 2021
Empty shelves and mass hysteria: how panic buying became a side effect of COVID-19
Aimee Butler gives us an insight into how university societies have been faring amidst the coronavirus pandemic
Megan Drew accounts her experience directing a virtual play for the Drama Society’s Fringe Festival
Emma Hattersley presents the equation that aims to stop conspiracy-theorists in their tracks
Olivia Castagnetti reviews a socially distanced, concert version of Jesus Christ Superstar at Regent’s Park Theatre
Thanks to the National Lottery, Manchester Opera House is able to put on its annual Christmas pantomime! This years performance of Sleeping Beauty stars Jason Manford – with free tickets for NHS staff
Head Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Boney M. featuring Maizie Williams at Hale Barns Carnival
Investigation reveals that 1 in 10 University expenses purchases were with Amazon in 2020
Is fast fashion a thing of the past or is it gaining traction in light of the Covid-19 pandemic?
Spring has arrived. At least in the South of England, where I am currently waiting out lockdown before my return to Manchester. Saturday 27th February 2021 was a beautiful day; the kind of day that inspires me to write mediocre poetry about sunshine and birdsong. I went on a ten mile walk to a beautiful […]
After reviewing her live in concert, Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Melanie Martinez’ theatrical livestream, Can’t Wait Till I’m Out of K-12
Melanie Martinez is following her K-12 Tour – which played Manchester in 2019 – with a worldwide livestream, titled ‘Can’t Wait Till I’m Out of K-12’
The more we treat COVID, the more we learn about how it wreaks such devastation on the human body. Boglarka Kenedi outlines the research on a new aspect of the virus, which could revolutionise treatment.
Ruby Opalka reviews Intimations by Zadie Smith, as we find ourselves stuck in a second lockdown