Author: Helen Nugent
On a muggy evening in central Manchester, I found myself in the uncomfortable position of confronting the ghosts of my past. And I’m sure I wasn’t the only one experiencing unnerving flashbacks to a time when acid house, poppers and day-glow were part of everyday life.Read the full story..
When you think of Harold Pinter‘s plays, what comes to mind? The Pinter Pause? Naturally. Dysfunctional relationships? Probably. Brutal dialogue? Maybe. But what about humour? Last night, at the Royal Exchange’s production of The Birthday Party, I was reminded of how funny Pinter could be.Read the full story..
I don’t know about you but I have very fond memories of the Corn Exchange. As a teenager, the heady mix of incense, vinyl and creaking floorboards was almost too much to bear.
There is a brilliant cast in this production of A Doll’s House at the Royal Exchange. The type of cast dynamic that makes me think – are those occasional tables really necessary?Read the full story..
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