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From the Cobbles to Centre Stage
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From the Cobbles to Centre Stage

HER Productions, Unseemly Women & Girl Gang Manchester are delighted to announce the casting of Christine Mackie - Coronation Street’s much loved Dr Gaddas - in the title role of their joint Shakespearian production, Lear. Playing at Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester from June 7th – 18th, followed by Shakespeare North’s Cockpit Theatre from June 21st – 24th – this will mark the companies’ fifth, all female and non binary joint Shakespearian production. Directed by Kayleigh Hawkins, Mackie will take a fresh and boundary-less approach to the iconic tragedy of the ageing monarch who, before dividing up their vast kingdom between their daughters, asks them to prove which loves them best. This LEAR will explore the monarch colliding with the working class; the very people they have abando...