Theatre

There’s no shortage of theatres in Manchester. The Palace and Opera House show mainly West End productions and musicals whilst the Royal Exchange Theatre, the largest theatre in the round in Britain, The Lyric Theatre at The Lowry, which has the largest stage in the United Kingdom outside London’s West End, and HOME, with its two performance venues, show everything from classic theatre and revivals to contemporary drama and new writing. The Greater Manchester Fringe puts on hundreds of productions every summer

Review: Educating Rita at The Lowry

Educating Rita is perhaps best known to many as a film starring Julie Walters and Michael Caine about the conflicting values of education. But it...

Review: The King and I at the Opera House

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King and I is one of those musicals of which you can legitimately say, “They don’t make them like that...

Shameless and The Bill actor Ciaran Griffiths on returning to theatre...

The award-winning play, All I See Is You, is returning to the north west at the end of May, and Ciaran Griffiths, who reprises...

Get best priced tickets for Katherine Jenkins, Sam Fender, Premier League...

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Additional performances of Cirque du Soleil’s spectacular touring show TORUK –...

Tickets for additional matinee performances of Cirque du Soleil’s touring show TORUK – The First Flight have gone on sale. The First Flight makes its...

Review: Dirty Dancing at the Palace Theatre

Over 30 years since the movie first hit cinema screens, the passion for all things Dirty Dancing shows little sign of abating. The classic 80s...

Review: Home, I’m Darling at The Lowry

Home, I'm Darling is Laura Wade's first original play since Posh, her 2010 satire on the Bullingdon Club which later became the film The Riot...

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Review: Closer at Hope Mill Theatre

What men want, what women want, and pretty much everything in between is the subject of Patrick Marber's acclaimed play Closer. It conveys the complexities...

Review: Ghost – The Musical at the Palace Theatre Manchester

Ghost is up there with the likes of Dirty Dancing, Grease and Top Gun as iconic movies which continue to appeal to audiences decades...

Review: Hair at the Palace Theatre

Although Hair was first staged in 1968, I didn't get to see the Broadway transfer until 2010 in the West End. I was mesmerised...

Review: Abigail’s Party at the Opera House

Mike Leigh’s take on 1970’s suburbia is a British Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf with cringe worthy comedy moments where things are uttered that...

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