In Simon Stephens’ thoughtfully written Light Falls, a mother’s death is what is required to bring four lives back together. This is not a play about division; rather, its main theme is unity in the face of adversity.
If you want army combat gear, trance music, bloodshed and humour, Manchester’s Macbeth is for you.
INTERVIEW: MM chat to West Side Story’s Jack Lord as show continues to dazzle at Manchester’s Royal Exchange
It’s a sunny Friday afternoon and I’m sat in the foyer of the Royal Exchange with Jack Lord on a rare day off.
“Amazing to think Mary Shelley was only 18 when she started writing Frankenstein isn’t it?”
It’s two years since Guys and Dolls was last performed in Manchester.
There are eight tables in the middle of the stage. Each table has six people on. Some are brave members of the audience. Actors were interspersed throughout.
Jo Davies’ fervently witty production of Twelfth Night at Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre will leave you with throbbing cheeks after an evening of smiling and laughter.
A group of women, fleeing across the Mediterranean, are seeking sanctuary in Greece…
‘A red rag to a bull’: The House of Bernarda Alba director Jenny Sealey talks challenging disabled stereotypes and Paralympics
London 2012 Paralympics opening ceremony co-director Jenny Sealey brings The House of Bernarda Alba, Spanish playwright Federico Garcia Lorca’s 1936 masterpiece, to Manchester’s unique Royal Exchange Theatre from February 3-25.
‘You feel completely isolated’: Depression and mental health explored by Bolton theatre-maker in new show
Political rhetoric and the negative stigmatization surrounding mental health are set to be explored in a new show by a Bolton-born theatre-maker.
Are the reasons behind male suicide ‘many and varied’ or does the cause of such tragedies lie primarily in the fact that men are ‘no longer the provider’ for their families?