Greg Thorpe

Greg Thorpe

Journalist, copywriter, editor. Manchester-based journalist, copywriter, editor, DJ, promoter and event organiser. Writing about art, music, design, theatre, food, culture and city living.

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Manchester Evening News

Theatre Review | Hamlet, Royal Exchange Theatre

Maxine Peake in the role of the Prince of Denmark in Hamlet at the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester.

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Manchester Evening News

Simon Callow interview

Simon Callow talks about his dramatisation of the life of Christ for the Manchester Evening News.

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Manchester Evening News

Theatre Review: Romeo & Juliet @ Victoria Baths, Manchester

Greg Thorpe witnesses HOME's production of the Shakespeare play in the stunning setting of the Edwardian baths...

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Manchester Evening News

Lisa Dwan interview and Samuel Beckett preview

Critically acclaimed Samuel Beckett masterpiece, Not I, comes to The Lowry.

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Manchester Evening News

Theatre: Contact Compacts

Manchester's Contact theatre creates showcase for short plays.

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Manchester Evening News

Journey's End at Bolton Octagon

Classic drama showing the horrors of First World War.

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Manchester Evening News

Director talks about staging Romeo And Juliet in Manchester baths

Landmark production for new arts centre HOME at Victoria Baths...

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Manchester Evening News

Review: The Saturdays @ Manchester O2 Apollo

Greg Thorpe watches the girl band on what could be their farewell tour...

Manchester Evening News

Cutting edge dance group to wow Manchester audiences at Z-arts

Show which mixes dance, photography, design and music comes to Hulme's Z-arts...

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Manchester Evening News

Inventive cabaret show comes to venue above Kings Arms pub

Mother's Ruin giving budding performers a chance to perform, writes Greg Thorpe...

Manchester Evening News

Puttin’ On The Ritz brings Hollywood glamour to Manchester

Dance spectacular showcases songs of Gershwin, Irving Berlin and Cole Porter...

Manchester Evening News

Lives of duos Eric and Ern and Simon and Garfunkel told on stage

Two new shows are bringing the life stories of well-loved comedy and musical double acts to audiences...

Manchester Evening News

MIF15: Free shows you can see at this year's festival

Manchester International Festival is bringing dozens of shows to the city - and some of them will cost you absolutely nothing to enjoy...

Manchester Evening News

Laughing gas alert as revellers taken to hospital after bad reaction to 'legal high'

Police say anyone who may have inhaled nitrous oxide should get medical advice...

Manchester Evening News

Our Day Out: The Musical is coming to Oldham Coliseum

The raucous Willy Russell show will take audiences back to their schooldays, writes Greg Thorpe...