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How to solve A Permanent State of Emergency (over Zoom)

In 2019, local playwright Joshua Val Martin packed his bag and went to London to work intensively with a cohort of students at Central School of Speech and Drama on a new project. In a room together, they poured out their anger, fear and unease about the...

In 2019, local playwright Joshua Val Martin packed his bag and went to London to work intensively with a cohort of students at Central School of Speech and...

A Brand New Day

From The Wiz Producer Ameena Hamid: Watching The Wiz Live last summer was the first time that I thought about how poignant and clever The Wiz is – even though it's set in the Land of Oz, there's a real sense of authenticity to it. From ‘Soon as I Get...

From The Wiz Producer Ameena Hamid: Watching The Wiz Live last summer was the first time that I thought about how poignant and clever The Wiz is – even...

Weekly Roundup: 23rd-28th March: Turn on Fest!

Here’s what to look out for as we delve a little deeper into our programme, in partnership with Superbia: Manchester Pride’s year round programme of arts and culture.   Let Me Count the Ways Tuesday 23rd March : 19:30 Returning to Turn On...

Here’s what to look out for as we delve a little deeper into our programme, in partnership with Superbia: Manchester Pride’s year round programme of arts...

TURN ON FEST: Development Grants Spotlight

The Development Grant Programme The Development Grant programme has, for the past two consecutive years, been the beating heart of TURN ON FEST’s mission to celebrate emerging and established LGBTQIA artists from across our vibrant city. In the debut...

The Development Grant Programme The Development Grant programme has, for the past two consecutive years, been the beating heart of TURN ON FEST’s mission to...

WEEKLY ROUNDUP: 17th-21st March: Turn On Fest!

Time to get the lowdown on this week’s Turn On Fest events. Here’s what to look out for as we delve a little deeper into our programme, in partnership with Superbia, Manchester Pride’s year round programme of arts and culture.   Fat...

Time to get the lowdown on this week’s Turn On Fest events. Here’s what to look out for as we delve a little deeper into our programme, in partnership...

Keeping the Cogs Turning

One of the ever-present items on Hope Mill Theatre's To Do List is 'blog more'. And in this period of finding a positive wherever we can, one is absolutely that we can write some regular blogs, while the space is dark, keeping a conversation going between us...

One of the ever-present items on Hope Mill Theatre's To Do List is 'blog more'. And in this period of finding a positive wherever we can, one is absolutely...

Rob Ward’s Gypsy Queen

Rob Ward's - Gypsy Queen Written by Lewis Wheeler This year was a successful PRIDE, with the incredible yearly festival (which has being going strong now for 25 years) continued to raise awareness with a number of iconic artists such as Years and Years,...

Rob Ward's - Gypsy Queen Written by Lewis Wheeler This year was a successful PRIDE, with the incredible yearly festival (which has being going strong now...

Why MISS JULIE Still Speaks to our Modern Age

MISS JULIE is touring to Hope Mill Theatre for one week only this June. Director Jake Murray of Elysium Theatre talks to us about why Miss Julie is still so relevant today... ‘Miss Julie’ is a play that never goes out of date. It was dealing with...

MISS JULIE is touring to Hope Mill Theatre for one week only this June. Director Jake Murray of Elysium Theatre talks to us about why Miss Julie is still so...

Our Joseph Houston shares inspiration behind THE EXONERATED

About a year ago, an actress with whom I worked with back in my acting days, came to Manchester to visit and see Hope Mill Theatre. She handed me some scripts that she'd been reading to browse and get some inspiration for productions.  One of these...

About a year ago, an actress with whom I worked with back in my acting days, came to Manchester to visit and see Hope Mill Theatre. She handed me some...

We are Hiring!

HOPE MILL NEEDS YOU!! Come and join our small, fun & hard-working team at the 'UK's Favourite Theatre'!  We are looking for a CHEF & BAR MANAGER & A CLEANER to join the team!  CHEF & BAR MANAGER: - Part time, with the potential to...

HOPE MILL NEEDS YOU!! Come and join our small, fun & hard-working team at the 'UK's Favourite Theatre'!  We are looking for a CHEF & BAR MANAGER...

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