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Regional Theatre Focus: Manchester's Royal Exchange
Matthew Xia introduces this month's Regional Theatre Focus venue
Regional Theatre Focus: the Royal Exchange has been shaped by the people of Manchester
By Joshua Val Martin
As part of our Regional Theatre Focus, playwright and Manchester resident Joshua Val Martin explains why the Royal Exchange should become the official centre point of the city
Newton Faulkner joins cast of American Idiot
The singer-songwriter will join the UK tour in May
Phill Jupitus, Jason Manford and cast rehearse Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
The UK tour of this classic musical opens in Southampton next month
Full casting announced for Breakfast at Tiffany's
Matt Barber and Victor McGuire will be joining Pixie Lott in Nikolai Foster's production
Andrea Chénier (Grand Theatre, Leeds - tour)
Opera North scores a triumph with Annabel Arden's lean, intelligent staging
Wit (Manchester Royal Exchange)
Julie Hesmondhalgh is superb in this affecting play about cancer
The Devil Inside (Peacock Theatre and tour)
RL Stevenson's sinister tale becomes a spellbinding new opera
Two (The Octagon, Bolton)
Jim Cartwright's award-winning play is revived at the Octagon
The Rocky Horror Show (Theatre Royal, Brighton)
Diana Vickers stars in this touring version of Richard O'Brien's classic show