Category Hope Mill Theatre

Hope Mill Theatre and Aria Entertainment Announce First Three Shows for 2018

New musical THE TOYBOY DIARIES to make its world premiere alongside SPRING AWAKENING and ASPECTS OF LOVE

Following their landmark 2017 season, the award-winning Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester and Aria Entertainment has revealed the first three productions for 2018.

New British musical THE TOYBOY DIARIES will make its world premiere alongside a revival of the acclaimed modern Broadway hit SPRING AWAKENING and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s romantic classic ASPECTS OF LOVE...

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Theatre Review: WHAT I FELT WHILST UNDER YOU – Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester

WHAT I FELT WHILST UNDER YOU is a tender examination of what it means to be masculine in the 21st century

Following their five-star, sell out run of smash hit CONSTELLATIONS, Wonderhouse Theatre Company return to Hope Mill Theatre with WHAT I FELT WHILST UNDER YOU, a new play by award-winning, Manchester based, writer David Gregan-Jones.

WHAT I FELT WHILST UNDER YOU tells the story of Marie, a thirty-something mother of two who returns home unexpectedly one evening to discover her husband’s s...

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Theatre Review: EDWARD GANT’S AMAZING FEATS OF LONELINESS! – Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester


EDWARD GANT’S AMAZING FEATS OF LONELINESS by People Zoo Productions. Photo: Tom Barker

Bold, bizarre and a little bonkers, EDWARD GANT’S AMAZING FEATS OF LONELINESS! captures the peculiar atmosphere of the Victorian freak show

In 1881, the famed and enigmatic impresario Mr Edward Gant presented his renowned travelling show for the final time: a bizarre evening of grotesquery, black comedy and mystery...

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Theatre Review: THE TRIAL – Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester

THE TRIAL - People Zoo Productions

People Zoo Productions grotesque and darkly comic adaption of Kafka’s THE TRAIL is both innovative and incredibly daring

This review was originally written for The Reviews Hub. 

Considering Franz Kafka wrote THE TRIAL more than half a century ago, it’s uncanny prediction, both in subject matter and form, is eerily disturbing...

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Theatre Review: KING LEAR – Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester

King Lear by PurpleCoat Productions

Following their five-star production of HAMLET and sell-out performances of TWELFTH NIGHT, Liverpool’s PurpleCoat make a welcome return to Manchester with their innovative re-imagining of KING LEAR.

Widely considered William Shakespeare’s bleakest tragedy, KING LEAR tells the story of the jealous and ageing King of Britain who greedily divides his kingdom between his three daughters based on who loves him most...

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