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“It’s about community and the people around you.” Playwright Chris Hoyle talks to Northern Soul

September 23, 2019 Comments Off on “It’s about community and the people around you.” Playwright Chris Hoyle talks to Northern Soul

“Once I was sacked from Corrie, I had enough to probably buy a small terraced house,” says Chris Hoyle. “But instead I spent obscene amounts of money on designer clothes.”

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JB Shorts Reloaded

Review: JB Shorts Reloaded, 53two, Manchester

March 27, 2019 Comments Off on Review: JB Shorts Reloaded, 53two, Manchester

I remember being invited to the first JB Shorts a decade ago and having little idea what to expect from a notion that had begun as a conversation over a few drinks between two writers, let alone imagining that it would blossom into one of the highlights of Manchester’s theatrical landscape.

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Tea and Two Sugars, 53two, Manchester

Theatre Review: Tea and Two Sugars, 53two, Manchester

February 27, 2019 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Tea and Two Sugars, 53two, Manchester

Making theatre is hard. Making good theatre is even harder.

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The Stretch, 53two, Photo by Sean Mason

Win two tickets (and a bottle of prosecco) to The Stretch at Manchester’s 53two

February 18, 2019 Comments Off on Win two tickets (and a bottle of prosecco) to The Stretch at Manchester’s 53two

Win two tickets (and a bottle of prosecco) to The Stretch at Manchester’s 53two. 

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OFF CUT

Win two tickets (and a bottle of prosecco) to the final of OFFCUT Festival at Manchester’s 53two

January 19, 2019 Comments Off on Win two tickets (and a bottle of prosecco) to the final of OFFCUT Festival at Manchester’s 53two

Win two tickets (and a bottle of prosecco) to the final of OFF CUT Festival, the short play competition where you decide, at 53two in Manchester.

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The Glasshouse

Win two tickets to see The Glasshouse at 53two and a bottle of prosecco

October 29, 2018 Comments Off on Win two tickets to see The Glasshouse at 53two and a bottle of prosecco

Win two tickets to see The Glasshouse at 53two and a bottle of prosecco. 

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JB Shorts, 53two, Manchester

Review: JB Shorts 19, 53two, Manchester

April 30, 2018 Comments Off on Review: JB Shorts 19, 53two, Manchester

Social media, gizmos and gadgetry have decimated the attention span of many people.

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Freak, 53two, Manchester

Review: Freak, MAP Productions, 53two, Manchester

September 4, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Freak, MAP Productions, 53two, Manchester

So much has been written about women from the male perspective that it’s hardly a surprise when things are misconstrued.

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Freak, 53two, Manchester

Underneath the Arches: 53two’s Simon Naylor talks about feminism and fringe productions

August 23, 2017 Comments Off on Underneath the Arches: 53two’s Simon Naylor talks about feminism and fringe productions

Manchester is thriving with creativity. Nevertheless, it is daunting to set up a new venue, whether its focus is art, music or theatre.

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Albert Herring, Buxton Opera Festival

Opera Reviews: Albert Herring at Buxton Opera Festival, and other opera goings-on

July 26, 2017 Comments Off on Opera Reviews: Albert Herring at Buxton Opera Festival, and other opera goings-on

Summer is usually a quiet time here at the OperaWatch offices.

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