Dark Horses' production featuring professional actors and learning disabled acting students avoids earnestness to deliver a "feel-good" evening.
Silent is a moving and at times mesmerising piece, says Sarah Bloomer
Helen Jones attends a press launch for Happy Days and finds out more about how this new musical got off the ground and what it promises before it comes to the Lowry in June,
This show about random acts of kindness shouldn't work but even cynics will love it, says Joanna Ing at the Lowry, Salford
Jane Asher makes a great return to the stage and this adaptation of Penelope Lively's novel is worth but not always successful, says Richard Woodward
The Life of Pi might sound like a novel idea for a show - making Maths fun. But does it deliver? Helen Jones says not always.
Dave Cunningham is left feeling uplifted by Broken at the Lowry in Salford
To Walk In Your Shoes tells a mesmerising tale as part of Re:Play at the Lowry, says Sarah Bloomer.