Manchester Theatre Awards

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Reviews

The Drill

The Drill

Billy Barrett and Ellice Stevens
Breach Theatre at HOME, Manchester
14 June 2018 to 16 June 2018
(reviewer: David Cunningham)

The Wasp

The Wasp

Morgan Lloyd Malcolm
The Theatre Collective and Hannah Ellis Ryan at Hope Mill, Manchester
12 June 2018 to 16 June 2018
(reviewer: David Cunningham)

Thomas Dennis (Albert) & Joey. NT War Horse Tour 2017-2018.

War Horse

Based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo and adapted by Nick Stafford
National Theatre at Lowry
13 June 2018 to 30 June 2018
(reviewer: Carmel Thomason)

The Nature of Forgetting

The Nature of Forgetting

Guillaume Pigé and Theatre Re
Theatre Re at The Quays Theatre, The Lowry, Salford
12 June 2018 to 13 June 2018
(reviewer: David Cunningham)

Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre

Cathy Marston choreographer, Philip Feeney composer
Northern Ballet at The Lowry
06 June 2018 to 09 June 2018
(reviewer: Robert Beale)

Alexander Bean,David Heywood,Michael-Peavoy,Luke-Thornton ,Barbara Hockaday & Greg Last

Summer Holiday

Michael Gyngell and Mark Haddigan based on the screenplay by Ronald Cass and Peter Myers
The Octagon Theatre, Bolton at The Octagon Theatre, Bolton
31 May 2018 to 23 June 2018
(reviewer: David Cunningham)

Things We Want

Things We Want

Jonathan Marc Sherman
Play With Fire and Swaggering Crow Productions at Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester
30 May 2018 to 09 June 2018
(reviewer: David Cunningham)

Marx in Soho

Marx in Soho

Howard Zinn
Juniper Productions at Chetham’s Library, Manchester
02 June 2018 (reviewer: David Cunningham)

The Snail and the Whale

The Snail and the Whale

Inspired by the book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler
Tall Stories at Lowry, Quays Theatre
30 May 2018 to 03 June 2018
(reviewer: Carmel Thomason)

Lizzie Muncey, Sam Newton, Toast

Toast

Henry Filloux-Bennett
Matthew Eames at Lowry Theatre Salford
23 May 2018 to 02 June 2018
(reviewer: Diana Stenson)