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The Lowry

Type:Theatre

Pier Eight
The Quays
Salford
Greater Manchester
M50 3AZ

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Public Transport Directions

From: Travel info: 0161 228 7811 Directions: From national railway stations, Manchester Piccadilly & Victoria travel to The Lowry by Metrolink tram. Alight @ Harbour City.

Road Directions

From: M602, J3, 0.25 miles (0.4 km) Directions: From the M60 take junction 12 for the M602. Salford Quays is a quarter of a mile from junction 3 of the M602. Follow The Lowry signs. There is a secure multi-storey car park only 150m from The Lowry. (car park charges apply)The Lowry Coach Park accommodates up to 25 coaches (free). There is a drop-off point directly in front of The Lowry.

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    Recent Reviews:

    • elarbee78
      Leeds, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Great permanent collection
      4 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 21st September 2022
      Visited during a weekend trip to Manchester. Quayside area is lovely with a few sights worth seeing, including the lowery. We only visited the galleries, did not see the theatre. The galleries... Read full review
    • Mossy T
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      The Camembert is a bit Runny, Sir (Michael Palin)
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 4th October 2022
      Came to the Lyric theatre to see Michael Palin's presentation about his travels in North Korea and Iraq (plus the Cheese Shop sketch and a bit of fish slapping!) An absolutely terrific show, the... Read full review
    • Michael H
      Leeds, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Great Lowery experiance
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 5th October 2022
      fantastic theatre comfy seats easy axcess to get in and out, all theatres should be like this, (although drinks expensive 2 x bottle beer £10) came early and had a look round Lowery exibition and shop Read full review

    Facilities

    Other

    • On-Site café or restaurant

    Accessibility

    • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
    • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - Hearing impaired
    • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - Visually impaired
    • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors - 8

    Attraction Facilities

    • Free Admission

    Catering

    • On-Site café/restaurant

    Payment Methods

    • American Express accepted
    • MasterCard accepted
    • Visa accepted

    Provider Facilities

    • Conference facilities - Internet access
    • Toilets

    Provider Features

    • Indoor Attraction
    • Outdoor Attraction

    Target Markets

    • Family Fun
    • Marketed Towards Families

    Dates and Opening Times

    Opening (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)

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    Sunday, 13th November 2022 - Sunday, 13th November 2022

    Hand holding a microphoneBrown Girls Do It Too: Mama Told Me Not to ComeFierce, funny and wonderfully frank, Poppy and Rubina have sex and they aren’t ashamed to talk about it.
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    Wednesday, 12th October 2022 - Wednesday, 12th October 2022

    Hold On Let GoHold On Let GoA poignant, personal meditation on the gaps in our memories, Hold On Let Go asks what we want to pass on to future generations. It’s a show that bakes bread, dances on the kitchen table and wonders what is left when words are gone.
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    Friday, 14th October 2022 - Friday, 14th October 2022

    Saturday, 15th October 2022 - Saturday, 15th October 2022

    Red theatre curtainMy Voice Was Heard But It Was IgnoredMy Voice Was Heard But It Was Ignored is an urgent interrogation of racial identity, written by Nana-Kofi Kufuor and directed by Dermot Daly.
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    Tuesday, 29th November 2022 - Tuesday, 29th November 2022

    The Bloody ChamberThe Bloody ChamberUsing circus as a physical vocabulary, the award-winning Proteus will translate the fever dream style of Angela Carter’s macabre fairy tales to the stage. The Bloody Chamber is a heady, erotic, and surprisingly funny re-phrasing of some of the most famous folk and fairy tales in Western culture.
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    Monday, 31st October 2022 - Monday, 31st October 2022

    Tuesday, 1st November 2022 - Tuesday, 1st November 2022

    Wednesday, 2nd November 2022 - Wednesday, 2nd November 2022

    Thursday, 3rd November 2022 - Thursday, 3rd November 2022

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    Saturday, 5th November 2022 - Saturday, 5th November 2022

    Red theatre curtainThe Shawshank RedemptionBased on the 1982 novella Rita Hayworth and The Shawshank Redemption the play examines desperation, injustice, friendship and hope behind the claustrophobic bars of a maximum-security facility.
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    Sunday, 23rd April 2023 - Sunday, 23rd April 2023

    Sophie Duker: HagSophie Duker: HagThe sexy baby from Taskmaster is all grown up. Back in 2019 she was a Babybel – round, sweet, pure. Now she’s vintage cheddar – extra mature and hiding in your fridge.
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    Wednesday, 12th October 2022 - Wednesday, 12th October 2022

    Long haired individual talking to a crowdSue Barker Live: Calling The ShotsSpend an unforgettable evening with tennis and broadcasting legend Sue Barker as she shares the remarkable story of her life and career. From her former tennis career as Britain’s No 1 player and world No 3, to her four decades on camera as an award-winning broadcaster, this event will celebrate…
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    Friday, 25th November 2022 - Friday, 25th November 2022

    Saturday, 26th November 2022 - Saturday, 26th November 2022

    Red curtain at a performance theatreLe Gateau Chocolat: PandoraPandora is conceived by and starring leading drag and contemporary opera performer Le Gateau Chocolat, and will be their biggest solo show to date. They will be accompanied by a 15 piece orchestra from Manchester Camerata, with a score sampling textures from the classical and operatic world,…
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    Friday, 11th November 2022 - Friday, 11th November 2022

    Contemporary dancer with smoky backgroundRendez-Vous Dance: What Songs May DoWhat Songs May Do…is the highly anticipated first full-evening production by award-winning choreographer, former National Dance Company Wales dancer and Rendez-Vous dance  artistic director: Mathieu Geffré. 
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    Friday, 21st October 2022 - Friday, 21st October 2022

    White Moon on Hands
Myra Dubois: Raising SpiritsYou are cordially summoned to the seance of the century. The cosmically connected MYRA DUBOIS will summon spirits and spooks for your (and let’s be honest; her own) entertainment.
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    Thursday, 6th October 2022 - Thursday, 6th October 2022

    Friday, 7th October 2022 - Friday, 7th October 2022

    Saturday, 8th October 2022 - Saturday, 8th October 2022

    Red theatre curtainQuiet RebelsQUIET REBELS – stories of white working-class women who crossed the colour line to marry men of the Windrush generation. Women who lived with the ignorance of racism and social stigma directed against them and their families, but who are the foundations of today’s multi-cultural communities.
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    Wednesday, 1st February 2023 - Wednesday, 1st February 2023

    Thursday, 2nd February 2023 - Thursday, 2nd February 2023

    RUSH A Joyous Jamaican JourneyRUSH: A Joyous Jamaican JourneyJoin us as we tell the story of Reggae music and the Windrush Generation and hear how this music took the world by storm.
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    Monday, 30th January 2023 - Monday, 30th January 2023

    Tuesday, 31st January 2023 - Tuesday, 31st January 2023

    The Nature of ForgettingThe Nature of ForgettingA theatre work inspired by the experiences of people with dementia.
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    Sunday, 26th February 2023 - Sunday, 26th February 2023

    Night skyThe Night Sky ShowBringing his successful sell out and highly praised show. Astronomer and author Adrian West (aka VirtualAstro) presents a spectacular experience for everyone that looks up and wonders. 
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    Friday, 24th March 2023 - Friday, 24th March 2023

    Saturday, 25th March 2023 - Saturday, 25th March 2023

    Sunday, 26th March 2023 - Sunday, 26th March 2023

    Hey DuggeeHey DuggeeHey Duggee The Live Theatre Show is going to be HUGE and will feature Duggee, the Squirrels and many more of your favourite characters! Betty wants to make costumes, Happy wants to sing, Tag wants to make music, Norrie wants to dance, Roly wants jelly and they all want you to join them at the…
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    Thursday, 23rd February 2023 - Thursday, 23rd February 2023

    Hand holding a microphoneRay BradshawFollowing his groundbreaking 2018 show, Deaf Comedy Fam, Ray Bradshaw’s new stand-up show, Deaf Com 1, covers his recent fatherhood, teaching his young son sign language and a disastrous trip to Bahrain!
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    Saturday, 26th November 2022 - Saturday, 26th November 2022

    Hand holding a microphoneDrunk Women Solving CrimeEach episode sees the boozed-up panel of writer/comedian hosts Hannah George, Catie Wilkins and Taylor Glenn test out their drunk detective skills and solve true crime cases, along with a star-studded roster of guests, who have included Katherine Ryan, Ricki Lake, Deborah Frances -White, Sara…
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    Saturday, 18th February 2023 - Saturday, 18th February 2023

    Tom Houghton: Absolute ShamblesTom Houghton: Absolute ShamblesAfter an incredible sold-out debut run, the man who asked us “do you ski?” is leaving his home in the Tower of London (for good). Catch him as he departs on a second triumphant tour across our nation armed with even more outrageous takes, unbelievable tales and biblical chat to leave you bowled…
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    Wednesday, 26th October 2022 - Wednesday, 26th October 2022

    Microphone in a microphone standGareth Malone - Sing A Long A GarethIt’s time to lift our voices once more as Gareth Malone celebrates his fifth national tour this autumn.
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    Sunday, 2nd April 2023 - Sunday, 2nd April 2023

    Dick and DomDick and Dom in the Bungalow 20th Anniversary Tour20 years after the hit BBC show ‘Da Bungalow’ first burst on to our screens, quadruple Bafta award winners Dick & Dom are bringing their own special kind of mayhem live to The Lowry!
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    Tuesday, 23rd May 2023 - Tuesday, 23rd May 2023

    Wednesday, 24th May 2023 - Wednesday, 24th May 2023

    Thursday, 25th May 2023 - Thursday, 25th May 2023

    Friday, 26th May 2023 - Friday, 26th May 2023

    Saturday, 27th May 2023 - Saturday, 27th May 2023

    Red theatre curtainWish You Were DeadWhen Detective Superintendent Roy Grace and Cleo Morey take their first holiday ...
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    Saturday, 15th April 2023 - Saturday, 15th April 2023

    Eshaan Akbar: The PretenderEshaan Akbar: The PretenderProudly presented by Phil McIntyre Live by arrangement with Blue Book Management...
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    Sunday, 16th July 2023 - Sunday, 16th July 2023

    Anton Du Beke and Giovanni Pernice: Him and MeAnton Du Beke and Giovanni Pernice: Him and MeStrictly Come Dancing judge ANTON DU BEKE and 2021 champion GIOVANNI PERNICE join forces for their spectacular tour – HIM & ME!
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    Sunday, 30th October 2022 - Sunday, 30th October 2022

    The LowryBurlesqueFrom the people who brought you the Manchester Burlesque Festival, and as featur...
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    Tuesday, 25th October 2022 - Tuesday, 25th October 2022

    Wednesday, 26th October 2022 - Wednesday, 26th October 2022

    DelicateDelicateFour different bodies collide. A show about how things need to fall apart before they can fall into place. 
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    Sunday, 21st May 2023 - Sunday, 21st May 2023

    Philly Philly Wang WangPhil Wang: Wang in There, Baby!Hot off the heels of his critically-acclaimed Netflix special, David Letterman appearance, and role on Life & Beth with Amy Schumer, Phil Wang is bringing a brand new stand-up show to venues nationwide. He’s chatting race, family, nipples, and everything else that’s been going on in his Philly…
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    Sunday, 16th October 2022 - Sunday, 16th October 2022

    Red curtain at a performance theatreSunflowers and ShedsWith Frank’s family so far away, he passes the time on his beloved allotment. When the plot next door becomes vacant, he really looks forward to meeting his new neighbour. Until she arrives that is!
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    Saturday, 22nd October 2022 - Saturday, 22nd October 2022

    The Rolling Stones StoryThe Rolling Stones StoryThe Rolling Stones have dominated Rock ’n’ Roll music since the 1960s and were at the forefront of the British Invasion of bands that conquered the US in 1964. They ran neck and neck with The Beatles in the popularity stakes with the late sixties and early seventies considered by many as their…
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    Sunday, 9th April 2023 - Sunday, 9th April 2023

    Chloe Petts: TransienceChloe Petts: TransienceThe debut show of rising star and “very funny” (Guardian) Chloe Petts touring the UK for the first time! A brilliantly sharp live performer and “compelling presence” (Steve Bennett, Chortle), she is one of the most exciting acts on the UK scene. 
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    Saturday, 12th November 2022 - Saturday, 12th November 2022

    Microphone in a microphone standShane ToddThe star of weekly podcast series; ‘Tea With Me’ and ‘We’re Not F**cking Historians’, Shane has previously supported Bill Burr on tour; performed regularly throughout the UK, Ireland and the US. He is also set to appear in the new series of ’The Stand Up Sketch Show’ for ITV.
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    Sunday, 19th March 2023 - Sunday, 19th March 2023

    Woman onstage holding a microphoneMichelle De Swarte: MovedMichelle has been on the move since birth; she’s moved country four times, been homeless three times, been a fashion model, a cleaner, a reporter, presenter, writer, cat sitter and actor. Married, divorced, on drugs, off drugs.
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    Sunday, 6th November 2022 - Sunday, 6th November 2022

    Hand holding a microphoneNed Bolting - Retour de NedAfter a year away from the front line, ITV’s Tour de France commentator Ned Boulting returns with a fresh assault on our cycling senses.
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    Tuesday, 21st March 2023 - Tuesday, 21st March 2023

    Wednesday, 22nd March 2023 - Wednesday, 22nd March 2023

    Ballet dancer in flowing dressDada Masilo - SacrificeSouth Africa’s award-winning Dada Masilo wowed critics and audiences with her stunning re-imagining of Giselle in 2019. Now back by popular demand, Masilo and her company of incredible dancers return with the UK premiere of The Sacrifice. 
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    Sunday, 15th January 2023 - Sunday, 15th January 2023

    MicrophoneSoul TrainSOUL TRAIN will soon steam into Salford and on board will be a fine feast of soulful gems.
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    Tuesday, 18th April 2023 - Tuesday, 18th April 2023

    Wednesday, 19th April 2023 - Wednesday, 19th April 2023

    Thursday, 20th April 2023 - Thursday, 20th April 2023

    Friday, 21st April 2023 - Friday, 21st April 2023

    Saturday, 22nd April 2023 - Saturday, 22nd April 2023

    Red theatre curtainThe Beekeeper of AleppoNuri is a beekeeper; his wife, Afra, an artist. They live a simple life, rich in family and friends, in the beautiful Syrian city of Aleppo – until the unthinkable happens. When all they care for is destroyed by war, they are forced to escape.
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    Sunday, 22nd January 2023 - Friday, 27th January 2023

    Buffy RevampedBuffy RevampedFresh from a smash-hit run at Edinburgh Fringe, this fast-paced new production brings you the entire 144 episodes of the hit 90s TV show, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, as told through the eyes of the one person who knows it inside out… Spike.
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    Thursday, 7th September 2023 - Thursday, 7th September 2023

    Friday, 8th September 2023 - Friday, 8th September 2023

    Saturday, 9th September 2023 - Saturday, 9th September 2023

    Tuesday, 12th September 2023 - Tuesday, 12th September 2023

    Wednesday, 13th September 2023 - Wednesday, 13th September 2023

    Thursday, 14th September 2023 - Thursday, 14th September 2023

    Friday, 15th September 2023 - Friday, 15th September 2023

    Saturday, 16th September 2023 - Saturday, 16th September 2023

    Everybody's Talking About JamieEverybody's Talking About JamieThe smash-hit and critically acclaimed West End musical comes to The Lowry. Funny, fabulous and feelgood, this is the musical sensation for all the family and not to be missed!
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    Friday, 20th January 2023 - Friday, 20th January 2023

    Saturday, 21st January 2023 - Saturday, 21st January 2023

    Sunday, 22nd January 2023 - Sunday, 22nd January 2023

    Red theatre curtainFrozen Light - Fire SongsFrozen Light create an immersive sensory sound experience for audiences with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD), performed in collaboration with a local choir.
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    Monday, 22nd May 2023 - Monday, 22nd May 2023

    Tuesday, 23rd May 2023 - Tuesday, 23rd May 2023

    Wednesday, 24th May 2023 - Wednesday, 24th May 2023

    Thursday, 25th May 2023 - Thursday, 25th May 2023

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    Saturday, 27th May 2023 - Saturday, 27th May 2023

    Red theatre curtainThe Way Old Friends Do...The Way Old Friends Do, written by Ian Hallard, is a new Rep Original comedy about devotion, desire and dancing queens.
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    Thursday, 8th December 2022 - Thursday, 8th December 2022

    The LowryYippee Ki YayAchingly funny rhyming retelling of classic (festive?) film Die Hard from Richard Marsh – Fringe First-winner, London poetry slam champion, BBC Audio Drama Best Comedy-winner and New York cop (one of these is untrue).
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    Friday, 7th October 2022 - Friday, 7th October 2022

    Saturday, 8th October 2022 - Saturday, 8th October 2022

    Boy looking away from cameraEmergingEMERGING centres on the relationship between a transgender son, who has questioned his gender identity for as long as he can remember, and his mother, as they embark on a journey into the unknown.
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    Wednesday, 2nd November 2022 - Wednesday, 2nd November 2022

    Ballet dancer in flowing dressI M Pact: Dance LabI M Pact Dance Labs explores themes of reawakening, resurgence and resilience in this immersive dance festival where artists are encouraged to experiment with movement in a safe space. Free from the pressures of perfection and completion; only the joy of motion and physical dialogue.
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    Sunday, 30th October 2022 - Sunday, 30th October 2022

    Dave Gorman: Powerpoint to the PeopleDave Gorman: Powerpoint to the PeopleDave Gorman, the man behind Dave TV’s hit show Modern Life Is Goodish as well as Are You Dave Gorman? and Googlewhack Adventure, is back on the road with a brand new live show, Powerpoint To The People
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    Thursday, 2nd February 2023 - Thursday, 2nd February 2023

    Red stage curtainsPrue Leith: Nothing in ModerationIn her first ever live show, Prue will take audiences through the ups and downs of being a successful restaurateur, novelist, businesswoman and Great British Bake Off judge – feeding the rich and famous, cooking for Royalty and even poisoning her clients.
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    Sunday, 18th June 2023 - Sunday, 18th June 2023

    Chris HadfieldChris HadfieldJoin Canadian astronaut and ex-commander of the International Space Station, Chris Hadfield, for a mind-expanding evening of exploration, imagery, stories, and music.
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    Thursday, 16th February 2023 - Thursday, 16th February 2023

    Rhys James: Spilt MilkRhys James: Spilt MilkRhys James is right back where he belongs: on tour around the country, with a markedly different schedule to Chelsea’s fixture list to prove he is not the footballer.
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    Sunday, 21st May 2023 - Sunday, 21st May 2023

    Microphone in a microphone standSimon BrodkinFresh from his sold-out, critically-acclaimed Edinburgh Fringe run and becoming the most viewed British comedian of all time on TikTok, world-famous prankster and Lee Nelson creator Simon Brodkin is back with an outrageous new stand-up show.
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    Sunday, 5th March 2023 - Sunday, 5th March 2023

    Hand holding a microphoneJohn Kearns: The Varnishing DaysThe Varnishing Days is the heart-stopping, glasses-dropping, hard-rocking, wig-shaking, levothyroxine-taking, knee-knocking, boot-licking, justifying, teeth rattling, digressing new show from stand up comedian to the stars John Kearns.
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    Monday, 1st May 2023 - Monday, 1st May 2023

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    Saturday, 6th May 2023 - Saturday, 6th May 2023

    Red theatre curtainSucker PunchThis tender, bruising and funny play by leading British dramatist Roy Williams, brilliantly explores being young and black in the 80s. Winning the Alfred Fagon Award, The Writers Guild Award for Best Play and nominated for an Olivier for Best New Play, it first opened in a sell-out production at…
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