Manchester Royal Exchange

Back in January, I wrote a love letter to the Barbican’s doors and the swish that seals the space shut. Turns out quite a...

Julie Hesmondhalgh, Daniel Rigby and Rufus Hound are among the performers who have picked up prizes at this year's Manchester Theatre Awards. The awards, which...

A new audience manifesto published by Manchester’s Royal Exchange calls for theatre to “demonstrate more ethnic diversity” and “connect more with ordinary people”. Believed to...

A consortium of theatres-in-the-round, which is being billed as the first of its kind, has been launched, with participating venues co-commissioning and collaborating on...

Manchester’s Royal Exchange is to publish a manifesto outlining what audiences want from theatres. The manifesto will be presented on February 20 at a symposium...

Adaptation and revival are two of theatre’s mainstays. The staging of old stories for new audiences is something at which theatre-makers are adept. Recently,...

In Jenny Sealey’s production of The House of Bernarda Alba words wrap around the stage. Graeae's co-production with the Royal Exchange uses a mixture...

Swedish-born Kaisa Hammarlund has spent her career balancing work in both the UK and her home country. After training in musical theatre, she spent...

New Theatre by the Lake artistic director Conrad Lynch has unveiled an inaugural season that pays homage to the “great British play”, claiming his...
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