Royal Exchange

Michael Coveney: Let's celebrate panto
Christmas is fast approaching so our critic Michael Coveney gets into the festive spirit
Matt Trueman: do playwriting competitions sacrifice process for the sake of results?
With the Bruntwood Prize announced tomorrow, Matt Trueman asks how beneficial playwriting compeitions really are
Let's talk about sets: Lily Arnold on So Here We Are at the Royal Exchange
We chat to set designer Lily Arnold about the process of designing Luke Norris' new play
Matt Trueman: There's no such thing as regional theatre
'When we talk of regional theatre, we really mean local theatre'
Matt Trueman: It's not just bad work that puts audiences off
Many factors can potentially alienate theatregoers
Michael Coveney: Festival fever in Manchester and the National Theatre
Festival season provides an opportunity to experience a multitude of artforms
Casting announced for Headlong's autumn season
Denise Gough and Greta Scacchi join Headlong for upcoming productions of The Glass Menagerie and People, Places and Things
The Skriker (Manchester International Festival)
Maxine Peake stars as Churchill's diabolical diva in this revival at the Royal Exchange
Winner announced of 2015 JMK Award
Liz Stevenson won with her proposal for a production of Barrie Keefe's Barbarians
New season announced at Orange Tree theatre
Major revivals of works by Sharman Macdonald and Terence Rattigan feature