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My review of “Staging Life The Story of the Manchester Playwrights” by John Harding

  Manchester used to  have its own municipal theatre, the Library Theatre based in Central Library and its southern sister at the Forum in Wythenshawe. In those days going to the theatre was more democratic. For many Mancunian school children … Continue reading

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Stop,Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house

Watch.. Lust / El Shooq…showing as part of a very small Arab Film Festival at the Cornerhouse in Manchester. Made in 2011 and exploring the lives of people living in al-Labban a poor neighbourhood in Alexandria, Egypt. Central to the … Continue reading

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