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Review: Hex

Review: Hex

Cursed musical Hex returns to the National Theatre, after its original run ended without a press night (amidst numerous other problems), starring Victoria Hamilton-Barritt
Storyhouse is frozen

Storyhouse is frozen

The Snow Queen, an adaptation of the Hans Christian Anderson fairy tale of the same name, is this year’s Christmas production at Storyhouse
Review: The Bloody Chamber

Review: The Bloody Chamber

Proteus’ circus-inspired stage adaptation of Angela Carter’s The Bloody Chamber ended its UK tour with a haunting stop at The Lowry
Review: Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty

Review: Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty

Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty, his third and final reimagining of Tchaikovsky’s ballets, is entertaining but not quite enchanting audiences at The Lowry
Review: Beauty and the Beast

Review: Beauty and the Beast

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Beauty and the Beast at the Palace Theatre, starring Gavin Lee, Sam Bailey, Nigel Richards and Martin Ball
Bonjour! Palace Theatre Manchester invites you to be their guest

Bonjour! Palace Theatre Manchester invites you to be their guest

The new, redesigned stage adaptation of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast comes to Manchester’s Palace Theatre for a two month residency
National Lottery helps bring back theatre in time for Christmas

National Lottery helps bring back theatre in time for Christmas

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
Review: Roots

Review: Roots

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews 1927’s Roots at HOME