The Lowry Theatre celebrated the 20th anniversary of its official opening by the Queen this week, although due to coronavirus,
George A. Romero revolutionised horror cinema in 1968 when he released Night of the Living Dead, the first in a long series of zombie movies spanning more than four decades, and cementing the tropes that still characterise the zombie archetype today.
Visually Back to the Future the Musical is spectacular. The show arrived in Manchester bringing the hit film onto the stage and into the 21st century.
Little Wimmin by Figs in Wigs runs 5-7, 11-14 March 2020 at HOME Manchester. https://homemcr.org/production/little-wimmin/
It’s a story of the ages. The dangerous and tortured boy and the wild, indomitable girl, doomed by love and circumstance to their inevitable destruction.
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.
‘Lend your voice if you’ve got a platform’: MM chat to ‘educator’ Layton Williams about coming back to his Bury roots
Everybody’s talking about Layton Williams, but last week it was my chance to chat to the versatile actor and bonafide West End star.
Class is a hard-hitting performance of raw storytelling that interrogates the disparity between Britain’s haves and have nots through the experiences of Scottee, the show’s writer and sole performer.
It’s official; we have now reached the zenith of the ‘Radio 4 joke’ – a joke so high-brow that only a handful of a crowd of keen Radio 4 listeners let out a knowing chuckle at the Storyhouse in Chester.
If you want army combat gear, trance music, bloodshed and humour, Manchester’s Macbeth is for you.
The Jumper Factory starts with an announcement. The six young actors, who have been seated on chairs lined across the stage, bring their legs together and unclench their hands, rise from their chairs, and begin to chant as one.