Prize celebrates new and emerging short-form writers and honours much-loved Manchester critic
Drama lecturer Dr Joshua Edelman on team assessing hard-hit sector
Insight from Manchester School of Theatre experts on how the industry is responding to the crisis
David Threlfall is starring in ITV's Isolation Stories to be broadcast on Thursday 7th May at 9pm.
QuietManDave Prize will encourage, discover and celebrate emerging talent
We are delighted that Talia Nyathi is one of recipients of this year's Laurence Olivier Bursary award.
Dylan Brady (2019) will be joining the cast of Coronation Street as new character Danny Tomlinson. He will also be appearing as Ed in the BBC drama series Get Even.
Christopher Arkeston (2017) is joining the cast of Only Fools and Horses (The Musical) at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London.
Pinchbeck takes on new role at Manchester School of Theatre
George Bukhari (2011) will be playing Leon in series two of Flack and as Gareth Wyatt in Vera.
92% of students reported being satisfied with the quality of their course
Amy Balmforth (2016) will be appearing at the Cheltenham Playhouse in Tom's Midnight Garden this Christmas, and is currently filming Intergalactic, the new sci-fi show from Sky One.
Congratulations to Sam Black (2019) who has just been cast in Martin Crimp's new version of Cyrano De Bergerac at the Playhouse Theatre with the Jamie Lloyd company and starring James McAvoy.
Caitlin Drabble (2014) will be appearing as Margaret Fairfax in Miss Scarlett and the Duke.
Alexa Morden (2013) will soon be appearing as Margaret with Tom Goodman Hill in Clay Kickers
Elliot Knight (2011) will soon be seen in the new movie, THE COLOR OUT OF SPACE (alongside Nicholas Cage and Joely Richardson) and has been working on CALL OF DUTY: MODERN WARFARE (role to be announced) which is due for release on October 25th, 2019. Elliot was recently seen guest-starring as Billy Novak in the popular DC Comic action series TITANS on DC Universe and his recent series LIFE SENTENCE (CW) is currently showing on Netflix which saw him as regular character Wes alongside Lucy Hale. Previous regular roles include Brady Ross in the 13-part series AMERICAN GOTHIC for CBS and six -part BBC series BY ANY MEANS.
The 'Manchester Voices' Glass House event attracted cultural and civic figures
Manchester Metropolitan's influence is seen in design, writing and performance
Fulfilment of Coronation Street creator’s wish to support future actors
Further established performers are expected to visit throughout the year