Royal Exchange Theatre

Review: The Cherry Orchard (Bristol Old Vic)
Michael Boyd directs this co-production between Bristol Old Vic and the Manchester Royal Exchange
Michael Boyd: 'We should embrace Chekhov's end-of-the-pier spirit'
The director of the upcoming revival of The Cherry Orchard explains why it took him so long to get to Chekhov
Pig skin and scoliosis: how we created Frankenstein's creature
By Ben Stones
Designer Ben Stones explains how he created the creature in Matthew Xia's newest adaptation of Mary Shelley's classic novel
Shortlist announced for 2017 Bruntwood Prize
The ten scripts will be whittled down to four and announced at a ceremony at the Royal Exchange next month
Sarah Crompton: Why is theatre so silent on the subject of mothers?
After watching the new TV series Motherland, Sarah Crompton reflects on the absence of mothers on stage
Tracy-Ann Oberman cast in The Mighty Walzer premiere
The cast for the world premiere of Howard Jacobson's novel has been announced
Royal Exchange commissions leading female playwrights for B!rth international festival
Playwrights from China to Kenya will come together to explore global healthcare issues
King Lear (Manchester Royal Exchange)
Don Warrington stars as the mad king in Talawa Theatre Company's take on Shakespeare's King Lear
Sarah Frankcom: 'Manchester has always had a bloody swagger about it'
Manchester Royal Exchange artistic director Sarah Frankcom talks about the Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting and running the theatre
Regional Theatre Focus: Backstage at the Royal Exchange
Find out how things go down at the Manchester venue