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Black Roses: The Killing of Sophie Lancaster – The Royal Exchange, Manchester

Writer: Simon Armitage with accounts from Sylvia Lancaster Director: Sarah Frankom &Susan Roberts Reviewer: Sally Cinnamon [Rating:4] In August 2007 Sophie Lancaster and her boyfriend, Robert Maltby were brutally attacked in a park in Bacup. They were hospitalised and 13 days later, Sophie died from her injuries. Flash forward to March and the award-winning Radio 4 drama, Black Roses, which ...

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NEWS: Royal Exchange, Manchester: Theatre Studio season autumn/winter 2012

Following a fantastic start to 2012, with plays by Sarah Kane, Philip Ridley and Dennis Kelly, theRoyal Exchange Studio had set itself a tough challenge to keep audiences excited for the rest of theyear. They have certainly outdone themselves, with a varied selection of comedy, drama, music andchildren’s shows. The centrepiece of the new season is Black Roses: The Killing ...

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