Sarah Irving

I do things with words, mainly English and Arabic

Maxine Peake performs the Masque of Anarchy

This year’s Manchester International Festival feels somehow genuinely exciting and energising, full of interesting ideas about how art (in its broadest definition) can be challenging and innovative, but also approachable … Continue reading

July 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

‘The Machine’ at Manchester International Festival

Last night, thanks to a very nice man and a rather chaotic Twitter competition, I got to see a pre-preview of The Machine, the Manchester International Festival play about Gary … Continue reading

July 10, 2013 · 2 Comments

Manchester/climate change short story competition

Manchester Climate Monthly is running a short story competition on the theme of “Manchester in a warmer world” (that’s Manchester, Britain, not some American interloper). You don’t have to live … Continue reading

May 10, 2013 · 3 Comments