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Fatherland – Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester

Fatherland continues at the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester until 22 July (and also plays the Lyric, Hammersmith from 25 May to 23 June 2018 as part of LIFT). Star rating: three stars ★ ★ ★ ✩ ✩ The creative trio behind this innovative Manchester International Festival production set out their stall very early on. Frantic […]

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wonder.land – Palace Theatre, Manchester

wonder.land continues at the Palace Theatre, Manchester (as part of Manchester International Festival 2015) until 12 July. Star rating: 2 stars ★ ★  Fittingly, this big-budget, multi-media reinvention of Alice in Wonderland is something of a curiosity. On paper, it looks like a real masterstroke to place Lewis Carroll’s classic surrealist stories in the modern age of social […]

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wonder.land – casting revealed for Damon Albarn musical at MIF

Casting has been announced for the Manchester International Festival run of wonder.land, a new musical inspired by Lewis Carroll’s iconic Alice in Wonderland, with music by Damon Albarn and book and lyrics by Moira Buffini (Tamara Drewe, Handbagged), directed by National Theatre director Rufus Norris. The MIF cast will include Sam Archer, Lois Chimimba, Rob Compton, Rosalie Craig, Ivan De Freitas, Luke Fetherston, Hal Fowler, […]

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