Lady of Jazz – Hope Mill Theatre

Lady of Jazz is an original play that depicts the life of fictional jazz singer, Honey Grey. The narrative is delivered single-handedly by Michaela Bennison, and the performance is punctuated by songs, accompanied by pianist Tony Pegler. Over nearly two hours, Honey Grey tells her life story; from her humble childhood in Lafeyette, Louisiana, to... Continue Reading →

Light Falls – Royal Exchange Theatre

Light Falls marks the end of an era at the Royal Exchange Theatre. It is Sarah Frankcom's final directorial piece as Artistic Director, before becoming the director of LAMDA. She began her tenure at LAMDA by cutting audition fees by 75%, showing just what a fantastic asset she is to the theatre industry. She will... Continue Reading →

Black Men Walking – Oldham Coliseum

On the first Saturday of every month, three black men go walking in the Peak District. They are part of the Black Men's Walking Group in Sheffield. They walk for their health and wellbeing. They walk in the footsteps of their ancestors. They walk for freedom. "We walk. Though we are written into the landscape,... Continue Reading →

Scottee: Class – HOME, Manchester

With Brexit stagnating British politics, all our politicians seem to care about is delivering "the will of the people", based on the results from a divisive advisory referendum result in 2016. We hear repeated sound bites that 17 million people voted for Brexit. However, what you don't hear mentioned is that 14 million people currently... Continue Reading →

Blithe Spirit – Northenden Players

Blithe Spirit is the second play in Northenden Players' first full season at their new theatre, which is suitably decked out in Halloween decorations. What can be more fitting for Halloween than a play about a husband who inadvertently raises the ghost of his ex-wife at a seance? In typical Noël Coward fashion, this is... Continue Reading →

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