September 20, 2019

A Taste of Honey places audiences in a gloomy, post-war Salford where single mother Helen (Jodie Prenger) and her daughter Jo (Gemma Dobson) command a warped tale of love, shaped by people living on the margin.

Written by Shelagh Delaney in 1958, the story follows the d...

April 23, 2019

The Lowry stage sets the perfectly poised world of Judy and Johnny, whose delicate fifties lifestyle begins to snag after brushing up against the modern world. Trapped in a prison of their own making, Home I’m Darling examines modern values, feminism and contemporary r...

October 6, 2018

The National Theatre’s reimagining of Shakespeare’s tragedy remains modelled around the themes of misplaced loyalty and betrayal, but its approach is far removed from the heritage driven desires we have come to expect. The contemporary revival directed by Rufus Norris...

April 14, 2017

Director Sally Cookson has stripped back the regal costumes and lavish surroundings of Charlotte Brontë’s 1837 classic. Instead, a rustic foundation resembling a climbing frame constructed of wood and metal is flooded with white, blue and red lighting to capture the at...

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The Art of the Brick by Nathan Sawaya | Great Northern Warehouse | Manchester

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