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Monthly Archives: November 2016

Review: JB Shorts, Manchester

November 5, 2016 Comments Off on Review: JB Shorts, Manchester

JB Shorts’ hugely popular formula of ‘six 15-minute plays by top TV writers’ has been attracting thousands of Manchester theatregoers to the basement of Joshua Brooks since 2009.

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Review: Breaking the Code, Royal Exchange, Manchester

November 3, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Breaking the Code, Royal Exchange, Manchester

When Hugh Whitemore’s play Breaking the Code made its debut back in 1986, its subject, mathematician and scientist Alan Turing, was still fairly obscure.

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“Theatre and film can effect social change” Playwright and actress Laura Lindsay talks to Northern Soul

November 3, 2016 Comments Off on “Theatre and film can effect social change” Playwright and actress Laura Lindsay talks to Northern Soul

Laura Lindsay was part of the Manchester Theatre Award-winning ensemble cast of The Rise And Fall Of Little Voice. This week at Manchester’s Hope Mill Theatre, and then on tour, she’s also demonstrating her writing and production skills with a new play Parallel.

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What’s on in November: Comedy in Manchester

November 3, 2016 Comments Off on What’s on in November: Comedy in Manchester

Bare trees, the whiff of sulphur and wood smoke. But November isn’t just about nudey nature and burning Catholic effigies, there’s a truckload of comedy this month.

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Mark Gatiss

“Britain has become Royston Vasey” – Mark Gatiss talks to Northern Soul

November 3, 2016 Comments Off on “Britain has become Royston Vasey” – Mark Gatiss talks to Northern Soul

“Britain has become Royston Vasey and we’ve never had any credit for it.”

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