MIF

Returning to Reims, French sociologist Didier Eribon’s 2009 memoir, is astonishingly prescient. Eight years on, Eribon’s analysis of the rise of the far right...

Live performance is inescapably trapped in the present. Available Light, showing as part of the Manchester International Festival, is 34 years old (that’s: the...

We’re led into a heartless immigration screening room. Here, young Mohamed, who we have seen enter illegally from Syria with no identity documents, receives...

Apocalypse is a running theme at this year’s Manchester International Festival. While Party Skills for the End of the World stages a post-apocalyptic blowout,...

For their contribution to the Manchester International Festival, playwright Simon Stephens and Frantic Assembly’s Scott Graham and composer Karl Hyde – aka Underworld –...

Royal Exchange Theatre boss Fiona Gasper has been appointed executive director of Manchester International Festival. She will replace Jim Forrester, who will depart MIF after...

Kenneth Branagh is to make his New York stage debut next year when the Manchester International Festival production of Macbeth transfers to the US...

A new production of Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring that was due to run as part of the Manchester International Festival this summer has...

Hadley Fraser and Francesca Annis are to appear in new play The Machine, by Matt Charman, which premieres at Manchester International Festival this summer. Fraser...
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