Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Theatre / We're Not Really [...]

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Theatre / We're Not Really [...]

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Theatre / We're Not Really Here From relegation to the third tier of English football to winning the Premier League title within 15 years - Manchester City fans, it's safe to say, clearly know a thing or two about the ecstatic highs and agonising lows of supporting your beloved football team.

All of which makes them a perfect case study for a brand new theatre production, We're Not Really Here, celebrating the unwavering loyalties of the English footie fan. One of 2017's most intriguing new theatre productions, We're Not Really Here is a unique collaboration between Belgian theatre directors Yahya Terryn, Gilles De Schryver and Oliver Roels - formerly of acclaimed Belgian company het Kip - and Manchester's Contact agony and ecstasy which can unfold over 90 minutes (and sometimes beyond).

Manchester's Contact Theatre has, of course, become well acquainted with the beautiful game in recent months. …

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