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A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Sean Holmes Composers: Chris Branch and Tom Haines Reviewer: Helen Jones [Rating:5] Filter Theatre Productions, in association with the Lyric Hammersmith and the Royal Exchange, have brought a production of Shakespeare’s comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream to Manchester. But this a not a production of Dream the likes of which you will have seen before. Peter ...

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Everything We Need – Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester

Writer: Ben Mellor Musicians: Dan Steele and Leonie Higgins Reviewer: Helen Jones [Rating:4] Ben Mellor has brought together seven characters inspired by Mike Hulme’s book Why We Disagree About Climate Change; each character’s story is based on a modern interpretation of a classical myth, and relates to our understanding of – and response to – climate change. That makes this ...

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