Maxine Peake on the cover of ‘Big Issue North’

Maxine is on the cover of the magazine ‘Big Issue North‘ which came out yesterday.

And here’s a small piece on the article:

Anyone who saw Maxine Peake doing Masque of Anarchy at the last Manchester International Festival will know her ability to create compelling drama. With this year’s MIF under way, she’s the centre of a new production, The Skriker, which promises to be just as powerfully original.
In our interview, she also has some strong words for Manchester’s city leaders. Her city, she says, once used to be a progressive place, but is now in danger of turning its back on the poor and vulnerable. “Homelessness,” she says, “breaks my heart”.

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