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Things to do next week

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Eighties Berlin is brought to present day Liverpool in The Conquest of the South Pole as the spirit of this defiant European text finds new relevance in Brexit Britain.

24 March-8 April, Everyman Playhouse (


Stephen Mallatratt’s enduring adaptation of Susan Hill’s best-selling novel The Woman in Black returns for its eighth visit to Salford.

20-25 March, The Lowry (


An age-old tale with a quirky twist, Jack and the Beans Talk is a cautionary story about what might happen if you throw things out of the window. Featuring puppetry, it aims to offer an early introduction to theatre for three to seven year olds.

25 March, Lawrence Batley Theatre (


Better known for his ironic examinations of social class, EM Forster was also a prophetic writer of sci-fi. His short story The Machine Stops is brought to life on stage.

21-22 March, Cast (


London duo Bear’s Den return from North America to play a string of European shows in support of their new single Greenwood’s Bethlehem, a folk-rock anthem channeling the likes of The War On Drugs and Bruce Springsteen.

26 March, Leadmill (


Formation, formed by brothers Will and Matt Ritson, play their life-affirming blend of disco grooves and bass-heavy dirty dance rhythms with a punk attitude in support of their debut album Look At The Powerful People.

25 March, Brudenell Social Club (


Two-Way Mirror, an intimate double bill by Arthur Miller, features Some Kind of Love Story and Elegy for a Lady, which can be viewed together as a study of the famous playwright’s tumultuous relationship with Marilyn Monroe.

17-25 March and 10-22 April, Theatre by the Lake (


An Earthly Paradise: Gardens in Art is a new exhibition exploring the diverse ways artists have captured gardens, from humble backyards to grand public spaces, in their work.

25 March-1 July, Graves Gallery (

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