From the Entertainment Archives
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8th Jun A filmmaker from Stalybridge has spent weeks in the Highlands of Scotland making a film on one of the rarest mammals in the world. The Scottish Wildcat is the UK’s only big cat and can be up to 50% bigger than the typical domestic felines, reaching up to 8kg – the same as a medium […]
16th May Mina Anwar – ball of comic energy. Twelfth Night at Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre, one of Shakespeare’s finest romantic comedies, is playing until May 20 and is a theatrical treat not to be missed.    This intoxicating comedy with themes of gender politics, identity, love and sexuality are all explored. Mistaken identities cause a storm in […]
9th May The Tameside Reporter and Glossop Chronicle team went to the final performance of Mr Fips Wonder Circus on Sunday (7 May) and were wowed by what they saw. A member of our team said: “I attended the Mr Fips Wonder Circus with my family on Sunday and I must say it was absolutely ‘Amazing’ from […]
29th Mar Everyone’s favourite kooky family are coming to Hyde next week, courtesy of Hyde Musical Society. The Addams Family The Musical will be at Hyde Festival Theatre from Tuesday, April 4, each evening at 7.30pm, until next Saturday, April 8. There will also be a matinee on the Saturday at 2.30pm. Meet the whole Addams family […]
28th Mar Tickets are on sale now for the latest comedy from Denton West Amateur Dramatic Society. The group bring the comedy ‘Holiday Snap’ to the stage from Thursday, March 30 to Saturday, April 1. All profits from the show go towards the upkeep and running of Denton West Community Centre, Hulme Road, so support from the community […]
2nd Mar The Royal Exchange Theatre, Actors Touring Company and Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh present The Suppliant Women by Aeschylus in a new version by multi-award winning writer David Greig from 10 March – 1 April in the Royal Exchange Theatre. Directed by Ramin Gray; Composer John Browne; Choreographer Sasha Milavic Davies. This is one of the […]
23rd Feb The Royal Exchange Theatre and Graeae Theatre Company co-production of The House of Bernarda Alba by Federico Garcia Lorca is playing at the Royal Exchange Theatre until Saturday (February 25). Translated by Jo Clifford, it is directed by Jenny Sealey, who co-directed the London 2012 Paralympics Opening Ceremony and has been Artistic Director of Graeae […]
17th Feb The Royal Exchange Theatre and Graeae Theatre Company presents the co-production of The House of Bernarda Alba by Federico Garcia Lorca until 25 February. Translated by Joe Clifford and directed by Jenny Sealey, the award winning Kathryn Hunter will be appearing in the title role in this exploration of power, sexuality and female identity. Deaf […]
22nd Dec Stolen Thread Productions presented a new play Monopoleyes at various venues including Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester. This disturbing dark comedy was written and also co-directed by accomplished actor Will Travis, best known for his role as Dick Lampard in Where the Heart is, Coronation Street and more recently Ibsen’s Ghosts at Home Theatre. Inspired by […]
16th Dec The sensational, spectacular and sassy Broadway classic Sweet Charity will be performing at The Royal Exchange Theatre until January 28, starring Kaisa Hammarlund as Charity Hope Valentine. Inspired from the book by Neil Simon, based on the original screenplay by Federico Fellini, Tullio Pinelli and Ennio Flaiano, it was produced for the Broadway stage by […]