Manchester Theatre Awards

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The Winter's Tale

The Winter's Tale

William Shakespeare
Propeller at The Lowry
07 February 2012 to 11 February 2012
(reviewer: Alan Hulme)

Snookered at the Studio Theatre, Oldham


Ishy Din
Tamasha, in association with Oldham Coliseum and Bush Theatre at Studio Theatre, Oldham University Campus
02 February 2012 to 08 February 2012
(reviewer: Alan Hulme)

Neil Morrissey as Fagin in Oliver!


Charles Dickens/Lionel Bart
Palace Theatre, Manchester
25 January 2012 to 10 March 2012
(reviewer: David Upton)

Days of Light, Starving Artists

Days Of Light

Godfrey Hamilton
Starving Artists at Royal Exchange Studio
01 February 2012 to 04 February 2012
(reviewer: Kevin Bourke)

Beauty and the Beast, Birmingham Royal Ballet

Beauty And The Beast

David Bintley
Birmingham Royal Ballet at The Lowry
24 January 2012 to 28 January 2012
(reviewer: Robert Beale)

David Essex in All The Fun of The Fair

All The Fun of The Fair

Jon Conway
Alan Darlow Productions at Opera House
24 January 2012 to 28 January 2012
(reviewer: Carmel Thomason)

Justin Moorhouse as Landlord and Victoria Elliott as Landlady in Two by Jim Cartwright


Jim Cartwright
Royal Exchange
17 January 2012 to 25 February 2012
(reviewer: Kevin Bourke)

David Ricardo-Pearce as Alfie


Bill Naughton
Octagon Theatre, Bolton
19 January 2012 to 18 February 2012
(reviewer: David Chadderton)

The cast of Terminus (l-r) Catherine Walker, Declan Conlon and Olwen Fouere.


Mark O'Rowe
Abbey, Dublin at Lowry, Salford
24 March 2011 to 26 March 2011
(reviewer: Paul Genty)

Tommy Steele as Scrooge


Charles Dickens/Leslie Bricusse
The Lowry, Salford
13 December 2011 to 07 January 2012
(reviewer: David Upton)