Manchester

Review: Cotton Panic! (Upper Campfield Market Hall, Manchester International Festival)
Jane Horrocks stars in this clumsily put together but engrossing story of Manchester's industrial past
Review: What if Women Ruled the World? (Mayfield, Manchester International Festival)
Yael Bartana's discussion-cum-performance, directed by Vicky Featherstone raises some interesting questions about the state of the world
Mancunians strut down huge yellow catwalk for opening event of Manchester International Festival
Jeremy Deller's What Is the City But the People? opened the festival in the centre of the city last night
New Uncle Vanya and Annie Baker revival announced in latest HOME season
The UK tour of Duncan Macmillan's People, Places and Things will also commence at the Manchester venue
Summerhall announces full line-up for Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017
The venue will host 140 shows over the course of the festival
New repertory theatre to open in Manchester
The new theatre will have a main space and a studio space and open in May 2017
5 minutes with: Daniel Rigby - 'You can't be in a bad mood when you're working with the Teletubbies'
The actor playing Alan Turing in the Manchester Royal Exchange's revival of Breaking the Code explains what it was like being the face of BT, why comedy is his thing and what it's like narrating the Teletubbies
The Wanted singer to star in UK tour of Grease
Tom Parker will star in the tour which opens in Manchester in March 2017
Alan Turing play to be revived at Manchester Royal Exchange
The cast for Hugh Whitemore's play about the Bletchley code breaker has also been announced
World premieres of Ghosts and City of Glass in new HOME season
Niamh Cusack will star in a new version of Ibsen's play, while Duncan Macmillan adapts Paul Auster's novel