Library Theatre

Looking Ahead: What to watch in 2015 in the North West

With HOME opening, new seasons and the return of Educating Rita to its roots of Liverpool, there's plenty to entertain.

Miss Nightingale in rehearsal at Doncaster
By Ron Simpson

At Cast in Doncaster, rehearsals for Matthew Bugg's WWII-set burlesque musical, Miss Nightingale, are in full swing

The Seagull (Salford)

Kristy Stott enjoys Chris Honer's farewell production for the Library Theatre, as the production company becomes HOME

Brief Encounter with...The Seagull's Graeme Hawley

Former Coronation Street star Graeme Hawley is in the last Library Theatre production The Seagull before it becomes HOME. Here he talks Chekhov, life after soap and why he likes working with Manchester's popular theatre company.

Lunch (Re:Play - Salford)
By Julia Taylor

Berkoff's Lunch is slightly too pretentious for Julia Taylor at the Lowry.

Cast: Library Theatre's The Seagull at Lowry, 21 Feb

The Library Theatre casts its final production under its current name - before re-branding as Home

Rise and Fall of a Northern Star (Re:Play - Salford)
By Joanna Ing

Joanna Ing is mesmerised by Rise and Fall of a Northern Star, part of the Library Theatre's Re:Play Festival at the Lowry

Wanted! Robin Hood

Wanted! Robin Hood gives a new spin on the man in tights and delivers - as a Festive treat at the Lowry, says Helen Jones.

Brief Encounter with ... Wanted! Robin Hood's Ciaran Kellgren

As the country prepares to go panto-crazy, the Library Theatre are staging an alternative; their take on the man in green tights, which is coming to the Lowry

Library Theatre's re:play set for Salford in 2014

The Lowry rounds up the best new theatre on Manchester and Salford's fringe theatre scene