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Where Angels Fear to Tread

2010 September 2
by helen rogers

'Angels with Manky Faces' at the Dancehouse, Manchester, 2009

In JVC 15.2, Julie-Marie Strange discusses the relationship between academic and popular history with Andrew Davies whose book  on the scuttlers, The Gangs of Manchester (2008), was adapted for stage by MaD Theatre Company. Mixing music-hall humour and the Madchester sound, Angels with Manky Faces was acclaimed by audiences in Manchester and Liverpool.

Read Andrew Davies and Julie-Marie Strange in conversation: http://www.informaworld.com/openurl?genre=article&issn=1355%2d5502&volume=15&issue=2&spage=268.

Watch Director Rob Lees on the making of Angels with Manky Faces

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