Category Hope Mill Theatre

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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