Monthly Archives: July 2014
Life in Manchester’s streets in the latter part of the 19th century was treacherous, with all manner of conmen, murderers and villains roaming the alleyways and ginnels.Read the full story..
A collaboration between the New Vic and the Royal Exchange theatres, Around The World In 80 Days owes less to the 1956 film version starring David Niven than it does to the 1980s cartoon Around The World With Willy Fog – certainly in spirit anyway.Read the full story..
Northern Soul’s Rich Jevons talks to Shaun Williamson about his role in the farcical comedy One Man, Two Guvnors, the art of improv, breaking the fourth wall (for better or for worse), panto and musicals, working with Ricky Gervais on Extras, his film work, and his lesser known side as a serious stage actor. And there’s the small matter of Eastenders…Read the full story..
Aged over 14 and studying full time at school, college or university in Greater Manchester? Fancy yourself as a writer or theatre critic? Then we’ve got a competition for you.Read the full story..
After spending time over the last few years at venues such as The Midland Hotel, Sasha’s Hotel, the 3Minute Theatre and 2022NQ, the 24:7 Theatre Festival, which celebrates emerging writing, directing, producing and acting talent, has returned to its cultural home of New Century House.Read the full story..
WIN FREE TICKETS TO THE RNCMRead the full story..
David Lynch could never be called a bad filmmaker. Some may even throw the word ‘genius’ his way, and not without merit. But for anyone who’s ever endured his fractured take on Frank Herbert’s sci-fi magnum opus Dune, you’d be forgiven for thinking Lynch may not be all he’s cracked up to be.Read the full story..
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