Royal Exchange

Gillian Bevan - 'Working in regional theatre makes you bolder'
The actress has said that working in rep in regional theatre allows you to be braver as an actor
Gareth Farr: 'Training for the stage must be as current as possible'
By Gareth Farr
Head of Acting at ArtsEd Gareth Farr explains why he commissioned two brand new plays from Matthew Dunster and Jessica Swale for his students to work on
Royal Exchange commissions leading female playwrights for B!rth international festival
Playwrights from China to Kenya will come together to explore global healthcare issues
Exclusive first look: Don Warrington as King Lear
The Talawa Theatre production opens in Manchester tomorrow evening
5 minutes with: Anna Jordan - 'Theatre feels like home to me'
Playwright Anna Jordan chats to us about winning the Bruntwood Prize, how it changed her career and working at the Royal Exchange
Regional Theatre Focus - famous faces at the Royal Exchange
The likes of Pete Postlethwaite and Lily Cole have all appeared at the theatres over the years
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
Full casting announced for King Lear at Royal Exchange
The Talawa Theatre production will open in Manchester in April
WhatsOnStage Award winners: where are they now?
By Emily Cole, Ben Hewis, Daisy Bowie-Sell
Ahead of this year's WhatsOnStage Awards, we look back at some of the 2006 winners to see what they are up to now
Regional Theatre Focus: the Royal Exchange has been shaped by the people of Manchester
By Joshua Val Martin
As part of our Regional Theatre Focus, playwright and Manchester resident Joshua Val Martin explains why the Royal Exchange should become the official centre point of the city