Tag: Greater Manchester Fringe Festival

May 31
Coronation Street actress writes play about her veteran father’s suicide

You may recognise Christine Mackie as Dr Gaddas, Coronation Street’s resident doctor,…

Aug 02
16-year-old Salford schoolgirl wins two awards for her debut play at Greater Manchester Fringe

A 16-year-old schoolgirl from Salford has won two awards for her debut play at this…

Jul 17
Three to see this weekend: fetes, festivals and fighting zombies

The sun may be shying away, but there are plenty of hot events happening in and around…

Jul 29
Review: Contractions/North of Providence play at The Greater Manchester Fringe

One of the brilliant things about Fringe festivals is the opportunity to see theatre…

Jul 24
The fringe play that puts Manchester in the spotlight

Short Scenes About Manchester does exactly what it says on the tin. It explores what…

Jul 21
Review: Matchsticks at 53Two

Matchsticks is a gritty two-woman play set in a prison where everything is mind…

Jul 20
This play about domestic violence demands to be seen

There’s a difference between a play you should see and a play you need to see.…

Jul 19
Quaker and queer: The Naked Dietitian bares all at Greater Manchester Fringe

An award-winning doctor will be busting health myths through powerful poetry and…

Jul 19
The Greater Manchester Fringe show where Shakespeare meets Love Island

You’d expect the youngest theatre company performing at this year’s Greater Manchester…

Jul 14
Meet the man whose ‘pub toilet sink realism’ poems are inspired by Manchester

“I couldn’t put a measurement on how much Manchester has influenced my work. I can’t…

Jul 11
The Salford play that’s just like Corrie – but with strong language and adult humour

Jack Land Noble’s dark comic soap opera The Salford Belles is coming to The…

Jul 07
Is this Manchester’s most entertaining bus journey?

It’s National Catch the Bus Week. If you travel regularly by bus you’ll…

Jul 02
From kebab shop to fringe: the Salford-born trans comedienne who’s going places

Making a transition of any sort is a challenge. But if you’ve been bullied…