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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 ‘Miss Julie’ is a play that never goes out of date.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...

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...

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Hope Mill Theatre Instagram!

  • “ReMAMEber ma MAME...” Next month is all about MAME and previews are already SOLD OUT! Even the staff are excited! Don’t leave it too long to book your tickets #Manchester ✌️🌟
  • Our food is so delicious that even the menus get eaten! 😆

A highly unproductive meeting this morning thanks to this adorable little person ❤️
  • Not to brag, but we think our #bar and cafe area is the perfect place to relax before a show ☺️ Why not come early and enjoy a delicious pizza and glass of wine? We are always open 1.5 hours before showtime! 🌟🎭🍕🍷
  • Missed out on our first round of 2 nighters? Don't worry, here's our 2nd!

To celebrate the Edinburgh Fringe and Greater Manchester Fringe, we have our evening shows which last only 2 nights.

Don't miss out on such an amazing opportunity to see beautiful pieces of theatre.

https://hopemilltheatre.co.uk/whats-on/
  • What do you do when the world’s first super intelligent robot turns up at your door asking about the origins of the universe, karaoke and the meaning of porn? “You and I” a new #musical coming to Hope Mill for two nights only! 28th and 29th of July ahead of their #Edinburgh run!

https://hopemilltheatre.co.uk/events/you-and-i-a-new-musical/
  • it’s a causal Tuesday evening - the perfect time for a CAPTION COMPETITION 🎭🎭 🌟 🌟 
Caption this photo..... #HopeMillTheatre #HopeAriaAcademy #Bosses #HandsOn