Manchester Theatre Awards

> Independent informed reviews by the region’s most experienced critics

Reviews

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)

Maxine Peake (Winnie)

Happy Days

Samuel Beckett
Royal Exchange at Royal Exchange
25 May 2018 to 23 June 2018
(reviewer: Carmel Thomason)

Gemma Dobson and Phil Rowson

A Taste of Honey

Shelagh Delaney
Coliseum Company at Oldham Coliseum
25 May 2018 to 09 June 2018
(reviewer: Paul Genty)

Brighton Rock

Brighton Rock

Graham Greene adapted by Bryony Lavery
York Theatre and Pilot Theatre at The Lowry, Salford
22 May 2018 to 28 May 2018
(reviewer: David Cunningham)