Manchester Theatre Awards

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Walter Meierjohann

HOMEward bound

Theatre Director Walter Meirjohann reveals some of his exciting and ambitious plans for HOME.

Kevin Bourke

Danny Boyle visits the HOME site

Danny Boyle comes HOME

Danny Boyle has been announced as the first Patron of HOME, the new cultural hub and social space for Manchester.

Kevin Bourke

Nicholas Hytner at the National Theatre

Nicholas Hytner In Conversation

In Conversation was a three-hander hosted by Gordon Burns with his two guests - Nicholas Hytner, artistic director of the National Theatre, and Julia Fawcett OBE, chief executive of The Lowry.

Diana Stenson

Manchester Theatre Awards article

Palace Centenary

A significant Manchester theatre milestone is slipping quietly by.

Philip Radcliffe

Robert Robson

Posthumous honour for Lowry's Robert Robson

The Lowry in Salford has announced the first of two appointments following the death of the venue’s founding artistic director, Robert Robson, who has also been given a posthumous award.

David Upton