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Review: Hedda Gabler The Lowry, Salford

Review: Hedda Gabler, The Lowry, Salford

November 1, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Hedda Gabler, The Lowry, Salford

Patrick Marber’s re-working of Hedda Gabler attracted rave reviews during its sold-out run at the National Theatre, but many of them centred around the performance of that version’s leading lady, Ruth Wilson.

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A Pacifist's Guide to the War on Cancer

Review: A Pacifist’s Guide to the War on Cancer, HOME, Manchester

October 6, 2016 Comments Off on Review: A Pacifist’s Guide to the War on Cancer, HOME, Manchester

You know, it’s been a slightly bumpy ride for HOME’s theatre department since the grand opening just over 12 months ago, including mixed reviews about their in-house shows, poor Christmas sales and critical opinions on visiting productions.

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National Theatre Live: the stage on the silver screen

March 6, 2014 Comments Off on National Theatre Live: the stage on the silver screen

Alastair Michael reflects on the challenges of broadcasting theatre to cinema audiences on his trip to see War Horse at Manchester’s Odeon.

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Sir Nicholas Hytner talks to Northern Soul

January 11, 2014 Comments Off on Sir Nicholas Hytner talks to Northern Soul

“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”.

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War Horse

November 21, 2013 Comments Off on War Horse

There are lots of things in life that don’t live up to the hype: Crunchie ice cream bars, Lost in Translation (so self-indulgent I fought the desire to gouge out my own eyes), Michael Owen, the time U2 did disco. I could go on.

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