Branagh's Macbeth wins three Manchester Theatre Awards
By Glenn Meads · 7 Mar 2014

The MIF hit wins three awards and Cush Jumbo wins Best Actress for A Doll's House at the Royal Exchange in a celebration of Manchester's arts scene.

Our Favourite Productions of 2013
By Glenn Meads · 14 Dec 2013

With the last of the big shows up and running, now feels like a good time to look back at the highlights of a busy year for theatre in the Northwest. Here, some of our team select their best productions of the year. See if you agree with them.

Review Round-Up: Branagh returns in 'thrilling' MIF Macbeth
By Editorial Staff · 8 Jul 2013
Manchester International Festival's production of Macbeth starring Kenneth Branagh and Alex Kingston, directed by Branagh and Rob Ashford, opened last week, and runs until 20 July
Hadley Fraser plays chess master Garry Kasparov in new play The Machine
By Theo Bosanquet · 5 Jun 2013
Hadley Fraser will star as Russian chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov in the world premiere of Matt Charman's new play The Machine, which premieres at Manchester International Festival next month.