Racism Articles

Review: Ellen Kent’s Madama Butterfly

Review: Ellen Kent’s Madama Butterfly

Ellen Kent delivered a beautiful, authentic take on Puccini’s Madama Butterfly
Review: George Takei’s Allegiance

Review: George Takei’s Allegiance

George Takei’s Allegiance, which stars Takei alongside Telly Leung, is an imperfect but powerful retelling of Japanese-American internment
The Lowry invites you over for a game of Noughts & Crosses

The Lowry invites you over for a game of Noughts & Crosses

Noughts & Crosses, the stage adaptation of Malorie Blackman’s novel of the same name, is visiting The Lowry as part of its second UK tour
George Takei is pledging allegiance at Charing Cross Theatre

George Takei is pledging allegiance at Charing Cross Theatre

George Takei’s Allegiance, a musical inspired by Takei’s life, is running at Charing Cross Theatre – with Takei and Telly Leung reprising their roles from the original San Diego and Broadway productions
Review: Mandela

Review: Mandela

Mandela, a new musical starring Michael Luwoye as Nelson Mandela at the Young Vic, is brilliantly performed but blandly written
UoM’s Chancellor finds institutional discrimination in new London Fire Brigade report

UoM’s Chancellor finds institutional discrimination in new London Fire Brigade report

In a leaked report, The University of Manchester’s Chancellor, Nazir Afzal OBE, has found the London Fire Brigade to be institutionally racist and misogynistic
Review: The Cherry Orchard

Review: The Cherry Orchard

Vinay Patel’s sci-fi reimagining of Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard, which features South Asians in space, is currently orbiting around HOME
Quiet Rebels: Review and interview with Hassan Mahamdallie

Quiet Rebels: Review and interview with Hassan Mahamdallie

Quiet Rebels is a new dystopian play co-written by, co-directed by and starring Hassan Mahamdallie, who sat down with The Mancunion to discuss the play
Union Assembly votes to keep police off campus

Union Assembly votes to keep police off campus

A motion severely limiting police presence on campus was passed by a large majority at the first Union Assembly
Sensationalised and irresponsible or a chilling, cautionary tale? Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story review

Sensationalised and irresponsible or a chilling, cautionary tale? Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story review

Monsters walk among us, but are they born or made? Ryan Murphy searches for this answer in his latest true-crime series whilst paying tribute to the victims of Jeffrey Dahmer.
Review: Dreamgirls

Review: Dreamgirls

Jessica Hamilton and Katie Bray review Dreamgirls at the Palace Theatre, where it is playing as part of its first-ever UK tour – starring Nicole Raquel Dennis
There’s been a theft at Bolton Octagon

There’s been a theft at Bolton Octagon

The Book Thief, a brand-new musical based on Markus Zusak’s best-selling novel, is having its world premiere at Bolton Octagon – and its writer, Jodi Picoult, recognises the task of adapting such an acclaimed story to the stage
Review: South Pacific

Review: South Pacific

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific, starring Julian Ovenden, Gina Beck, Joanna Ampil, and Rob Houchen
Review: My Fair Lady

Review: My Fair Lady

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews My Fair Lady at the London Coliseum
Cannes 2022: Armageddon Time and understanding your privilege

Cannes 2022: Armageddon Time and understanding your privilege

James Gray’s Armageddon Time is a heartbreaking story of a young boy who begins to understand his privilege growing up in 1980s New York.
Review: The White Card

Review: The White Card

Miriam Jarvis reviews The White Card at HOME
Growing up in Ireland: Ignorance vs beauty

Growing up in Ireland: Ignorance vs beauty

Growing up black and Irish is an unspoken struggle at times – yet being Irish goes beyond race
Ethnic inequality in the NHS: UoM researchers find evidence of discrimination

Ethnic inequality in the NHS: UoM researchers find evidence of discrimination

A UoM lecturer has found ethnic discrimination is rife across the NHS
GMP stop and search power increased: Can expanded authority increase safety?

GMP stop and search power increased: Can expanded authority increase safety?

What do students have to say about the increased stop and search powers in Greater Manchester?
They all look the same to me: Racism in the Tory Party

They all look the same to me: Racism in the Tory Party

Alfie Cumberworth questions whether the ignorant racism of one conservative party MP is telling of the hostility and discriminatory attitudes of the governing party more generally.

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