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Things to do next week

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Salford

Rambert dance company showcases a triple bill of works including Ghost Dances, Christopher Bruce’s response to political oppression
in South America.

28-30 Sept, The Lowry (thelowry.com)

Rochdale

Compiled from real life interviews with refugees living in the north of England, To Walk In Your Shoes relives stories from Syria, Iran, Pakistan and Eritrea and challenges the myths perpetuated by
the media.

30 Sept, Touchstones (link4life.org)

Manchester

People, Places and Things follows one woman’s journey through addiction, treatment and self-discovery.

Until 7 Oct, HOME (homemcr.org)

Leeds

Ibsen’s classic drama The Master Builder is given a contemporary twist by playwright Zinnie Harris. (The fall of) The Master Builder explores gender, control and privilege.

30 Sept–21 Oct, West Yorkshire Playhouse (wyp.org.uk)

Lancaster

Based on a true story, The Suitcase explores identity, migration and exile. Set in 1950s South Africa, the play follows a newly married
couple who leave their rural village for Durban.

27-29 Sept, The Dukes (dukes-lancaster.org)

Hull

Kate Tempest, Dr John Cooper Clarke, Maxine Peake and many more perform at Contains Strong Language, the BBC’s new poetry and spoken word festival.

28 Sept–1 Oct, various locations (hull2017.co.uk)

Huddersfield

Brand new comedy You Have Been Watching makes its world premiere. The play by Dark Horse Theatre features eight actors with learning disabilities and is set in the world of a TV detective show.

27-28 Sept, Lawrence Batley Theatre (thelbt.org)

Bradford

Tim Peake’s spacecraft goes on exhibition complete with char marks on its outer body from its re-entry into the earth’s atmosphere. The display of the Soyuz TMA-19M capsule will be accompanied by activities.

27 Sept-19 Nov, National Science and Media Museum (scienceandmediamuseum.org.uk)

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