Royal Exchange

Julie Hesmondhalgh: 'It's much harder for working class performers to break through now'
As she opens in the Bruntwood Prize-wining show The Almighty Sometimes, ex-Coronation Street actress Julie Hesmondhalgh answers our 20 questions about her life in theatre
Top shows to see in 2018
Sarah Crompton picks the shows that she's excited for this year
Matt Trueman: ten shows I'm looking forward to in 2018
The WhatsOnStage critic picks his top recommendations for the next 12 months
Review: Guys and Dolls (Royal Exchange Theatre)
Michael Buffong directs Talawa's all-black production relocated to 1930s Harlem
Michael Buffong and the cast of Talawa's Guys and Dolls on transporting the musical to Harlem
Talawa's all-black version of Frank Loesser, Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows' musical opens in Manchester this week
Love Theatre Day: Around the UK in 14 amazing theatres
To celebrate Love Theatre Day, we round up all our tour videos from our Regional Theatre Focus
Frankenstein and new Maxine Peake play in Royal Exchange 2018 season
Michael Boyd will also direct a production of The Cherry Orchard
Review: Jubilee (Manchester Royal Exchange)
Toyah Wilcox stars in Chris Goode's 40th anniversary production
Has British theatre become too dependent on playwriting competitions?
Matt Trueman looks at the rise of the playwriting competition and whether we are losing something by focusing on prizes
Review: Parliament Square (Royal Exchange)
By Mandy Martinez
James Fritz's new play won a Bruntwood Prize Judges Award in 2015