Theatre

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 ‘Miss Julie’ is a play that never goes out of date.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

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...

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...

Manchester Welcomes Hope Mill Theatre

Our first ever event was a very special (and somewhat bonkers) private party for a 30th birthday in Oct 2015. We had drag performers, aerial artists, lip-syncing cabaret and performers roaming all over and a very happy birthday girl in the middle! Holding the...

Our first ever event was a very special (and somewhat bonkers) private party for a 30th birthday in Oct 2015. We had drag performers, aerial artists,...