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Manchester Opera House lays a mousetrap

Manchester Opera House lays a mousetrap

The world’s longest-running show, Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap, visits Manchester Opera House as part of its 70th anniversary UK and Ireland tour
The Ocean at the End of the Lane: In conversation with Eleri B. Jones

The Ocean at the End of the Lane: In conversation with Eleri B. Jones

Eleri B. Jones, a former UoM student and the Resident Director of The Ocean at The End of the Lane, talks to The Mancunion, ahead of the play’s regional premiere at The Lowry
Royal Exchange Theatre lets the right one in just in time for Halloween

Royal Exchange Theatre lets the right one in just in time for Halloween

A stage adaptation of Jon Ajvide Lindqvist’s Let the Right One In is playing at the Royal Exchange Theatre this spooky season
Some waffle about some play: Why you should write for Theatre

Some waffle about some play: Why you should write for Theatre

Manchester’s theatre scene is thriving – from Shakespeare to hit musicals, here’s why you should write for The Mancunion’s Theatre Section.
Review: The Glass Menagerie

Review: The Glass Menagerie

Urussa Malik reviews The Glass Menagerie at the Royal Exchange Theatre
An Inspector Calls: In conversation with Liam Brennan

An Inspector Calls: In conversation with Liam Brennan

Jessica Hamilton interviews Liam Brennan ahead of the latest tour of An Inspector Calls, which includes a stop at the Lowry – in which he plays the titular Inspector Goole
Step inside the glass walls of the Royal Exchange

Step inside the glass walls of the Royal Exchange

The Glass Menagerie, the semi-autobiographical play that catapulted Tennessee Williams to fame, is once again playing at the Royal Exchange Theatre – following their hugely successful adaptation of A Streetcar Named Desire
Review: Life of Pi

Review: Life of Pi

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Life of Pi at Wyndham’s Theatre, starring Mina Anwar, Raj Ghatak and Habib Nasib Nader
A Theatregoer’s Lament

A Theatregoer’s Lament

Aayush Chadha laments about the current state of British theatre – in what was supposed to be a review of Classic!
Review: Cluedo

Review: Cluedo

Tara Bharadia reviews Cluedo at the Lowry – which is based on the film Clue, itself based on the boardgame Cluedo, and stars Michelle Collins and Daniel Casey
Take a trip to Narnia with the Lowry this Christmas

Take a trip to Narnia with the Lowry this Christmas

The stage adaptation of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe plays at the Lowry this Christmas
Review: Toast

Review: Toast

Tara Bharadi reviews Nigel Slater’s autobiographical play, Toast
Review: PLAYLAND

Review: PLAYLAND

Dolly Busby reviews PLAYLAND, the last play written by Athol Fugard under Apartheid

Filled with Grey

Sophie Lipton reviews the new play at The Contact Theatre, Fields of Grey.

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