Tag: Royal Exchange Theatre

Jul 23
Royal Exchange featured in new photo project showing empty theatres during lockdown

Still unable to open, theatres across the UK have fallen silent during lockdown, the…

Jul 08
Arts Council England pledges £33m to help arts venues – including several in Manchester

Yesterday, Arts Council England announced an investment of over £33 million in 196 of…

Apr 20
Royal Exchange Theatre are making special NHS scrubs from extravagant costumes

Costume makers from the Royal Exchange wardrobe team are helping dress medics - and a…

Apr 09
The new arts hub supporting independent artists during the COVID-19 crisis

Arts organisations across Greater Manchester are joining forces to support local…

Feb 14
Wuthering Heights reviewed: toxic love in an other-worldly wilderness

Even in the world of great literature classics, Wuthering Heights is a very special…

Sep 05
Review: Hive City Legacy at HOME

Hot Brown Honey was a brilliantly bawdy show which showed Manchester audiences that…

Jun 06
Review: Hobson’s Choice at The Royal Exchange Theatre

Classic plays such as Hobson’s Choice can benefit from new adaptations. If they do not…

Nov 27
What goes on behind the scenes at Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre?

Housed inside a stunning Grade II listed building, the Royal Exchange is the country’s…

Oct 17
Review: Death of a Salesman at The Royal Exchange Theatre

We are constantly reading that the biggest killer of men under 45 is suicide, and that…

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 20
Review: Queen Margaret at The Royal Exchange

Queen Margaret featured in four of Shakespeare’s plays. The bard wrote more…

Jun 18
The week in good news: a community garden, a Manchester monologue and the ultimate gift

Summer days seem to be over for now, and many of us found ourselves suddenly…

Jun 12
From Manchester to Ackley Bridge: meet the actor people mistake for a nurse

Series Two of Grange Hill meets Shameless-style Channel 4 drama Ackley Bridge started…

May 27
How a Salford teenager’s play influenced everything from Coronation Street to The Smiths

On 27 May 1958, Shelagh Delaney’s debut play A Taste of Honey premiered at Theatre…

Apr 26
Review: The Cherry Orchard at The Royal Exchange Theatre

The Royal Exchange used to be the go-to theatre for the classics. Many seasons have…

Apr 10
Like father like son: theatre director Jake Murray comes home to Manchester

Jake Murray is no stranger to the Manchester theatre scene. His father Braham was one…

Mar 29
Review: Mountains – The Dreams of Lily Kwok at the Royal Exchange Theatre

One of my favourite books is Amy Tan’s The Joy Luck Club. It explores the conflict…

Mar 27
‘A story that needed to be told’: the bittersweet history of one of Manchester’s favourite Chinese restaurants

Helen Tse and her twin sister Lisa have run the Sweet Mandarin restaurant since 2004.…

Mar 15
Review: Frankenstein at the Royal Exchange Theatre

There have been countless interpretations of Mary Shelley’s classic novel Frankenstein…

Jan 24
From cotton trading to thriving retail hub: The Royal Exchange Manchester is still a hive of activity

Fifty years ago this year, one of Manchester’s biggest, most historic and iconic…

Jan 07
These are the 20 places in Manchester the New York Times says its readers should visit

In case you hadn’t noticed, Manchester has become something of a tourist destination.…

Apr 13
The good, the bad and the ugly: the buildings Mancunians love to hate

Tower blocks, brutalist modern architecture, high rise flats and offices built in the…

Mar 09
Manchester International Festival 2017 announces programme for 18 extraordinary days of events

Over 30 of the world’s most extraordinary artists and more than 100 individual events…

Feb 20
New Manchester theatre to open inside Great Northern Warehouse

Manchester is about to get a new theatre. It will be located in the Great Northern…

Nov 21
REVEALED: The horrible history of the Royal Exchange

You’ve probably noticed that the 280,000 sq ft Royal Exchange, one of…

Nov 11
Royal Exchange opens stylish rooftop garden as part of a multi-million pound refurb

The Royal Exchange’s rooftop garden welcomes visitors to step out of the office,…