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Kickstarting the Fringe

July 30, 2014

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Manchester Theatre Award winners Lass Productions are back with their first show since leaving the Lass O’Gowrie and the clock is ticking.. Othello has been transplanted to the modern day and into the backstabbing boardrooms of Venezia FC – a platform Lass Productions believes is more relevant than ever for Othello’s  immortal themes of professional jealousy, reputation, rage […]

GM Fringe 2014: Len Johnson: Fighter

July 18, 2014

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A lost slice of Manchester’s past has come back to life in Salford this week. Len Johnson: Fighter tells the story of a boxer, possibly one of the greatest boxers of our time, denied the chance to fight for any titles due to the colour of his skin. After his retirement, he finds himself embroiled […]

Preview: 24:7 – The Perfect Ten

July 16, 2014

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24:7 has come a long way from its beginnings back in 2004. Ten years on, the festival goes from strength to strength attracting audiences from far and wide with it’s programme of talent. 24:7’s latest season is about to get underway, and enthusiasm and creatively were certainly at an all time high at the preview […]

Stroker’s Picks: The Greater Manchester Fringe

July 1, 2014

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As regular readers will know, we’re stalwart supporters of the Fringe scene in Manchester and beyond, and the Greater Manchester Fringe returns for a third year with even more shows and more venues presenting a mix of drama, comedy and music over the next 31 days. The Fringe is a place for new and existing […]

HOME on the Horizon – Preview: Angel Meadow

June 10, 2014

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Following in the footsteps of previous site-specific pieces Manchester Lines and Manchester Sound, a new era is being ushered in as theatre comes HOME to Manchester. HOME Manchester presents the world premiere of Angel Meadow tonight, the first in a series of site-specific productions taking place around Manchester in the lead-up to the opening of the £25m centre […]

Stroker’s Picks: Bank Holiday Culture

May 23, 2014

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It’s the Bank Holiday weekend! The sun might be threatening to come out, but it’s time for you to get your culture on with our pick of some of the most exciting and controversial exhibitions on in the area the moment: Pick of the week:  Collider: The World’s Greatest Experiment The Museum of Science and […]

Stroker’s Picks: The C Project

May 9, 2014

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Manchester’s Christie Hospital has established itself as one of the biggest and best causes to raise money for. The largest cancer centre in Europe, it treats in excess of 40,000 patients each year. Many fundraisers are gearing up for next weekend’s Great Manchester Run to raise money in support of the Christie, but over in […]