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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...

CALL OUT FOR ARTWORK FROM HOPE MILL THEATRE

Hope Mill Theatre is a theatre and event space in Ancoats, Manchester, recently crowned ‘UK’s Favourite Theatre’ at the What’s on Stage Awards! This March, Hope Mill are producing a 5-week run of RAGS the Musical, by Stephen Schwartz, which tells...

Hope Mill Theatre is a theatre and event space in Ancoats, Manchester, recently crowned ‘UK’s Favourite Theatre’ at the What’s on Stage Awards! This...

Vote For SPRING AWAKENING!

It's the best start to the year we could ask for! Our fantastic production of Spring Awakening, which played in 2018 to astounding critical and audience reaction, has the honour of being nominated for not one, but two incredible awards! Firstly,...

It's the best start to the year we could ask for! Our fantastic production of Spring Awakening, which played in 2018 to astounding critical and audience...

Time Flies When You’re Having Fun!

I sat down to write this blog a few days ago but didn’t have chance to publish it before the awful events that took place in Manchester on Monday 22nd May. Our thoughts are with all of the people and families that were affected by the attack; those who have...

I sat down to write this blog a few days ago but didn’t have chance to publish it before the awful events that took place in Manchester on Monday 22nd May....

A Year at Hope Mill Theatre

‘Are you excited?! It’s the last day before Christmas!’ We’ve still got three days of shows left so I was a bit perplexed as to why this was the first thing Joe said to me when I came into work today. But it did make me think that maybe it would be a...

‘Are you excited?! It’s the last day before Christmas!’ We’ve still got three days of shows left so I was a bit perplexed as to why this was the first...

A Mid-Year Reflection

It’s usually traditional to do a ‘let’s look back at the past year’ blog post on New Year’s morning, when you’re surrounded by the remnants of last night’s party and full of the kind of optimism that only the clock striking midnight on the 31st...

It’s usually traditional to do a ‘let’s look back at the past year’ blog post on New Year’s morning, when you’re surrounded by the remnants of last...

Summer Intensive Acting Workshop 8th – 14th August at Hope Mill Theatre

Hot off the heels of our first in-house production Parade the Musical, which sold out on multiple nights and received rave reviews in Manchester and beyond (you can read one incredible write up by Nortwestend here), we decided to put together a week long...

Hot off the heels of our first in-house production Parade the Musical, which sold out on multiple nights and received rave reviews in Manchester and beyond...

Parade The Musical at Hope Mill Theatre

If you've popped into our cafe / bar the last couple of weeks you'll have undoubtedly overheard the enthusiastic cast of Parade rehearsing. After holding our Gala preview last Thurs we're certain it's set to be a success! Aria Entertainment, James Baker...

If you've popped into our cafe / bar the last couple of weeks you'll have undoubtedly overheard the enthusiastic cast of Parade rehearsing. After holding our...

Weddings at Hope Mill Theatre

In January 2016 Hope Mill Theatre hosted its first ever wedding, and what an incredible day it was! Chris and Helen Monks were the lucky couple who got hitched at Manchester Town Hall and then held their evening reception in our space. Organised by our...

In January 2016 Hope Mill Theatre hosted its first ever wedding, and what an incredible day it was! Chris and Helen Monks were the lucky couple who got hitched...

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Hope Mill Theatre Instagram!

  • The #entrance to our beautiful home has seen many faces this week! 
We love getting to meet new #people 
When are you next #visiting ?
  • This Friday: "CITY 125: THE CLUB WITH NO HISTORY"

Dreamshed Theatre is delighted to return to Hope Mill with Bill Cronshaw’s new show which takes a romp through City’s history in this, City’s 125th anniversary year.
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  • Brexit, the rise in nationalism, the external conflict & internal confusion that surrounds national identity. 
These were on @PariahKhan's mind when writing #AnIndianAbroad 
Make sure to buy your ticket for 2 or 3 July here: https://zurl.co/c7Ft
  • We have had such an incredible response to our latest trailer for THE EXONERATED
Check it out!!!!⬆️
  • ITS COMPETITION TIME‼️ Be in with the chance of #winning 2 #FREE #TICKETS for a performance of THE EXONERATED!

To take part in this #competition, all you have to do is head over to www.twitter.com/hopemilltheatr1 and RT our competition  tweet to be in with a chance of winning‼️ ⬇️🔁⬇️
  • This week we welcome The Arden as they perform their production of "BLUE"!
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