Tag: Hope Mill Theatre

Sep 15
Hope Mill Theatre confirms return to live performances with rock musical Rent

Ancoats theatre Hope Mill is to resume live performances with rock musical Rent - to…

Mar 20
This independent Manchester theatre needs your help if it is to survive

The Hope Mill Theatre opened five years in Ancoats, and has quickly become a jewel in…

Feb 14
Welcome to Shangri-La reviewed: full of sparky performances and witty writing

Gemma Langford’s new play lifts the lid on the colourful facade of sticks of rock,…

Jan 14
Have you got what it takes to play Cinderella at this award-winning Manchester theatre?

Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester is looking for the star of its 2020 production of…

Jan 13
Manchester’s famous faces turn out in force for VIP launch of new LGBTQ+ arts festival

Stars from Coronation Street and Emmerdale were among the guests at the VIP launch of…

Sep 19
Review: Gypsy Queen at Hope Mill Theatre

Rob Ward’s play Gypsy Queen is incredibly topical. It explores the notion of…

Aug 14
Review: Jerry Springer – The Opera at Hope Mill Theatre

When I first saw Jerry Springer – The Opera in London 15 years ago, I was blown away.…

Aug 01
Review: All the Bens at Hope Mill Theatre

Fresh from success at The Greater Manchester Fringe Festival, Ian Townsend’s hit play…

Jun 26
Review: Pests at Hope Mill Theatre

Vivienne Franzmann’s hard hitting play was commissioned in 2014 and played at the…

May 28
Review: All I See Is You at Hope Mill Theatre

Kathrine Smith’s poignant play focuses on the lives of two gay men who quietly fight…

Apr 30
Shameless and The Bill actor Ciaran Griffiths on returning to theatre with All I See Is You

The award-winning play, All I See Is You, is returning to the north west at the end of…

Apr 17
Review: Closer at Hope Mill Theatre

What men want, what women want, and pretty much everything in between is the subject…

Jan 02
From small Ancoats venue to national tour: acclaimed production of rock musical Hair is coming back to Manchester

Jonathan O’Boyle is a director with the Midas touch. Two of his recent productions,…

Sep 26
Why you can now get the best value tickets for events in Manchester through I Love MCR®

I Love MCR® has entered into an exciting new partnership with TickX, the UK’s leading…

Sep 13
Review: The Return of the Soldier at Hope Mill Theatre

You may remember the film version of Rebecca West’s novel with Julie Christie and Alan…

Aug 17
Review: Closets at Hope Mill Theatre

With Madonna’s celebrating her 60th birthday, it’s apt that her hits blare out at you…

Jul 12
Review: Aspects of Love at Hope Mill Theatre

While England were getting knocked out of the World Cup, I was watching some knock out…

May 30
Coming out of the closet: new LGBTQ musical tackles discrimination across the decades

A new LGBTQ musical about time travel and sexuality stars Atomic Kitten Natasha…

May 22
Review: #BeMoreMartyn – The Boy with the Deirdre Tattoo

One year ago today, following the awful Manchester Arena attack, I was on twitter…

May 09
#BeMoreMartyn: celebration of life of Arena bomb victim returns to Manchester

Hope Theatre Company returns to Hope Mill Theatre in May to celebrate the life of one…

Mar 02
Review: Vincent River at Hope Mill Theatre

With storm Emma battering the country, brave audience members ventured out to the…

Jan 25
Review: The ToyBoy Diaries at Hope Mill Theatre

The Hope Mill has quickly become a destination to showcase new talent and it’s been…

Nov 01
Review: Be//Longing at Hope Mill Theatre

“Here are your temporary travel documents. You need to keep this on you at all times,”…

Oct 31
Hope Mill multi-media production aims to challenge preconceptions about migration

The award-winning Hope Mill Theatre in Ancoats is to undergo a transformation for its…

Sep 08
Be More Martyn: new play to celebrate life of Manchester terror attack victim

Martyn Hett was a 29-year-old who loved life, pop music, and Manchester. He was known…

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…