Author: Alastair Michael
In a landscape full of relentless revivals and polished plays it is refreshing to see something unexpected, something bizarre and something completely spontaneous.Read the full story..
David Thacker’s relationship with Shakespeare is a substantial one. He has directed 28 productions of the Bard.Read the full story..
Alastair Michael reflects on the challenges of broadcasting theatre to cinema audiences on his trip to see War Horse at Manchester’s Odeon.Read the full story..
Back in 2010, Chris Honer and the Library Theatre had to migrate because Manchester’s Central Library was closing for a colossal refurbishment.Read the full story..
An adaptation of the Anthony Burgess novel of the same name, One Hand Clapping is the story of Janet and Howard Shirley’s marriage in the increasingly consumerist Britain of the 1960s.Read the full story..
“I’m going to continue,” Sir Nicholas Hytner declares, with some modesty. As yet there are no concrete plans, but it’s a relief to hear that he “will make theatre for a new company that will…find new ways of making commercial theatre”.Read the full story..
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