Review: Kindertransport @ Opera House, Manchester

Kindertransport has returned to the stage in Manchester 25 years after writer Diane Samuels’ first showing – and it’s now presented to the world in a time where its themes of identity politics, immigration and anti-Semitism are perhaps more topical than ever.

Review: New Dawn Fades @ The Dancehouse, Manchester

For lovers of the iconic post-punk group Joy Division and revellers of the Manchester music scene, New Dawn Fades brings to light the perfect combination of history, tragedy and earth-shatteringly dark comedy associated with one of the city’s most influential music acts.