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The Astonishing Times of Timothy Cratchit

An Aria Entertainment and Hope Mill Theatre production Directed by Jonathan O’Boyle Book by Allan Knee Music And Lyrics by Andre Catrini Produced in association with Timothy Cratchit Developmental LLC. The Astonishing Times of Timothy Cratchit by...

An Aria Entertainment and Hope Mill Theatre production Directed by Jonathan O’Boyle Book by Allan Knee Music And Lyrics by Andre Catrini Produced in...

CINDERELLA

9th of May - 16th of June, 2020

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella comes to Hope Mill Theatre this Spring with the fully staged UK premiere of this classic fairytale. Brought to life in an enchanting musical by the duo behind Oklahoma, Carousel and South Pacific. The smart and...

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella comes to Hope Mill Theatre this Spring with the fully staged UK premiere of this classic fairytale. Brought to life in an...

TURN ON FEST: MINA by Nataly Lebouleux

An experimental reworking of Paper Thin, Nataly Lebouleux’s award-winning animated film, this piece uses an innovative cross-art language and style to explore the controversial issue of conversion therapy and gay exorcisms, practices still used across the...

An experimental reworking of Paper Thin, Nataly Lebouleux’s award-winning animated film, this piece uses an innovative cross-art language and style to...

TURN ON FEST: MOTHER’S RUIN: SPEAKS

Saturday 18th of January, 7:30pm

To celebrate 10 years of producing regional Queer performance, Mother’s Ruin present two tantalising events to turn you on with MOTHER’S RUIN: SPEAKS & MOTHER’S RUIN: SHOWS at TURN ON FESTIVAL. Two consecutive Saturday nights of...

To celebrate 10 years of producing regional Queer performance, Mother’s Ruin present two tantalising events to turn you on with MOTHER’S RUIN:...

TURN ON FEST: Becoming Electra: A Queer Mitzvah

17th of January 2020

So I guess I don’t really fit in anywhere. I feel like I’m in a bit of a tangle. It’s like when you leave all your necklaces in one jewellery box and then you try to get one out but they’re all knotted up together and if you pull one chain they...

So I guess I don’t really fit in anywhere. I feel like I’m in a bit of a tangle. It’s like when you leave all your necklaces in one jewellery box and...

TURN ON FEST: MOTHER’S RUIN: SHOWS

Saturday 25th January, 7:30pm

To celebrate 10 years of producing regional Queer performance, Mother’s Ruin present two tantalising events to turn you on with MOTHER’S RUIN: SPEAKS & MOTHER’S RUIN: SHOWS at TURN ON FESTIVAL. Two consecutive Saturday nights of glorious...

To celebrate 10 years of producing regional Queer performance, Mother’s Ruin present two tantalising events to turn you on with MOTHER’S RUIN:...

TURN ON FEST: Minute Taker: Wolf Hours

24th of January, 8pm

Venture into a surreal nocturnal world with this brand new audiovisual show by acclaimed alternative singer-songwriter Minute Taker. WOLF HOURS explores the psyches of several gay men at different points in time over the past century through a series of...

Venture into a surreal nocturnal world with this brand new audiovisual show by acclaimed alternative singer-songwriter Minute Taker. WOLF HOURS explores the...

TURN ON FEST COMMISSION: Mind Games

21st of January, 2020

When a relationship isn’t what it seems. When you all you can do is spend your time hiding from what is true. Do you make the choice to stand and be counted or do you continue to let yourself be beaten down. MindGames is an exploration of what goes...

When a relationship isn’t what it seems. When you all you can do is spend your time hiding from what is true. Do you make the choice to stand and be...

TURN ON FEST: Absolute Certainty?

28th of January, 2020

Hope Mill Theatre are proud to welcome Qweerdog Theatre to the Mill as part of the first annual TURN ON FEST. Written by Stewart Campbell. Finn’s off to Uni, and Lee, his brother's best mate, wants to teach him ‘how to have fun, AND look after...

Hope Mill Theatre are proud to welcome Qweerdog Theatre to the Mill as part of the first annual TURN ON FEST. Written by Stewart Campbell. Finn’s off to...

VIGNETTES

3rd, 4th, 5th & 6th of February. 2020

Hope Mill Theatre is proud to present: VIGNETTES. An evening of six-short plays by established and emerging female Manchester-based playwrights. The pieces will be original work, commissioned by HER Productions to premiere at Hope Mill Theatre in February,...

Hope Mill Theatre is proud to present: VIGNETTES. An evening of six-short plays by established and emerging female Manchester-based playwrights. The pieces...

The Last Quiz Night on Earth

2nd - 4th March, 2020

“The End of the World Quiz waits for no man, literally. Onwards ever onwards to our fiery decline. Round Three…” It’s the end of the world. The last night on earth. An asteroid is heading straight for us. Fancy going out with a bang? It’s the...

“The End of the World Quiz waits for no man, literally. Onwards ever onwards to our fiery decline. Round Three…” It’s the end of the world. The last...

ZORRO

14th March - 18th April, 2020

Presented by Katy Lipson for Aria Entertainment, and John Gertz in association with Zorro USA, LLC In the scorching heat of California in 1805, a pueblo is under attack from its autocratic leader. Only a hero can save them. When the danger is at its...

Presented by Katy Lipson for Aria Entertainment, and John Gertz in association with Zorro USA, LLC In the scorching heat of California in 1805, a pueblo is...

Elton John: It’s A Little Bit Funny

21st - 26th of April

Katy Lipson for Aria Entertainment Presents: ELTON JOHN: It’s A Little Bit Funny tells the incredible story of Elton John’s rise and fall (and rise again) as one of the most successful singer/songwriters ever. It also tells the tale of one...

Katy Lipson for Aria Entertainment Presents: ELTON JOHN: It’s A Little Bit Funny tells the incredible story of Elton John’s rise and fall (and rise...

An Evening Without Kate Bush

11th & 12th of June, 2020

The chaotic cabaret cult, AN EVENING WITHOUT KATE BUSH comes to Hope Mill Theatre! Enter Strange Phenomena, howl with the The Hounds Of Love and dance on the moors with Wuthering Heights. Kate's not there, but you are. From the makers of ‘Julie...

The chaotic cabaret cult, AN EVENING WITHOUT KATE BUSH comes to Hope Mill Theatre! Enter Strange Phenomena, howl with the The Hounds Of Love and dance...

Jewish Hollywood

14th - 18th of June

Katy Lipson for Aria Entertainment presents: A CENTURY OF JEWISH CINEMA IN ONE SHOW! The Jews of Hollywood invented the ‘American Dream’. And they lived it! They came from shtetls, but ended up in Beverly Hills mansions. And they sold the world a...

Katy Lipson for Aria Entertainment presents: A CENTURY OF JEWISH CINEMA IN ONE SHOW! The Jews of Hollywood invented the ‘American Dream’. And they...

Hope Mill Theatre’s Play Reading Club

Open to all ages, all backgrounds and you don't have to be an actor to come and enjoy reading a variety of genres and plays old and new - but we are sure you'll feel like one afterwards. Please note Play Reading will return in the New Year! The club will be...

Open to all ages, all backgrounds and you don't have to be an actor to come and enjoy reading a variety of genres and plays old and new - but we are sure...