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Anuli Changa speaks to cast member Emmanuel Ighodaro about Inua Ellams’ Barber Shop Chronicles at the Royal Exchange Theatre in association with Contact Theatre

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Review: Wish List

A clever and compelling play which explores the struggles of living in a world that seems determined to undermine and disregard you


Review: Wit

Wit at the Royal Exchange Theatre, featuring Julie Hesmondhalgh, is an intensely emotional but also sharply funny story of a dying academic’s attempts to come to terms with her mortality

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Review: The Crucible

Caroline Steinbes delivers a passionate interpretation of the iconic Arthur Miller play that echoes present day societal issues in wake of the centenary year of his birth

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“Shocking, insulting and outrageous and I loved every minute of it”: Bella Jewell reviews the musical that combines Nazism, glorious campness, and spandex

Don Warrington as King Lear Photo: Jonathan Keenan

As one of Shakespeare’s most notoriously difficult roles to play, there have not been many versions of high renown, resulting in steep pressure and intense comparison for any new production, in this case with the recent National Theatre version directed by Sam Mendes. Nevertheless, this juggernaut reading, celebrating Talawa’s 30th anniversary as well as 400 […]

Review: Scuttlers

Camilla Lindner reviews Scuttlers, a play about the gang culture of 1880s Manchester. A thought provoking play, which engages all of the senses