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Ricci McLeod (Groom) Amy Conachan (Bride) in Blood Wedding

Review: Blood Wedding at Liverpool Everyman Theatre

April 24, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Blood Wedding at Liverpool Everyman Theatre

The arrival of Graeae Theatre Company at Liverpool’s Everyman is a matter for celebration.

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Playwright Ella Carmen Greenhill

Ella Carmen Greenhill talks to Northern Soul

April 19, 2015 Comments Off on Ella Carmen Greenhill talks to Northern Soul

Ella Carmen Greenhill’s play Plastic Figurines, now touring across the North West to venues including Bury Met and The Lowry, explores autism and the relationship between siblings with very different views of the world.

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Royal Exchange ceiling

What’s On in April – Theatre

April 11, 2015 Comments Off on What’s On in April – Theatre

Spring has sprung and this month’s theatre productions are as fresh as the weather.

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Alex Poots

Manchester International Festival’s Alex Poots talks to Northern Soul

April 7, 2015 Comments Off on Manchester International Festival’s Alex Poots talks to Northern Soul

Last time I went to Blackfriars House, I was seven-years-old. It was the school holidays and I’d decided to spend it snooping around my mum’s office and chatting to Pot Noodle Dave. Oh, how things have changed.

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Dreamboats and Miniskirts

Win tickets to see Dreamboats and Miniskirts at Victoria Theatre, Halifax

April 6, 2015 Comments Off on Win tickets to see Dreamboats and Miniskirts at Victoria Theatre, Halifax

WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO SEE DREAMBOATS AND MINISKIRTS AT VICTORIA THEATRE, HALIFAX

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Tom Jeffers and Cornerhouse

Memories of Manchester’s Cornerhouse

April 2, 2015 Comments Off on Memories of Manchester’s Cornerhouse

I moved to Manchester in January 2001 and got my first job two months later, as a box office assistant at Cornerhouse.

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Epstein Theatre auditorium and stage

Lifting the Curtain at The Epstein Theatre, Liverpool

March 22, 2015 Comments Off on Lifting the Curtain at The Epstein Theatre, Liverpool

Theatres are all about secrets. They may open their foyers and welcome you in but the heart of each building stays hidden – a world of darkness and silence and stealth.

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The Tetley

Committed to contemporary art and artists: The Tetley in Leeds

March 13, 2015 Comments Off on Committed to contemporary art and artists: The Tetley in Leeds

I first came across Pippa Hale when she was a curator of pop-up art spaces in Leeds and I was arts editor at The Leeds Guide.

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Twopence to Cross The Mersey

What’s On in March – Theatre

March 5, 2015 Comments Off on What’s On in March – Theatre

March is a month for musicals and local tales in the Northern theatre world.

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John by DV8

Interview: Lloyd Newson from DV8 Physical Theatre

February 17, 2015 Comments Off on Interview: Lloyd Newson from DV8 Physical Theatre

Before John, the latest work from multi-award-winning DV8 Physical Theatre, opens at The Lowry this month, artistic director Lloyd Newson warns that “if you are looking for something saccharin and sweet, or easy viewing, this is not the piece to come and see.

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