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Mar 27, 2017

Highlights of the launch event for the Manchester International Festival 2017, held in Manchester on 9 March 2017.

Introduced by new MIF artistic director John McGrath, this episode also features announcements from festival participants including actress Jane Horrocks, playwright Simon Stephens, Underworld’s Karl Hyde, Frantic Assembly’s Scott Graham, artists Yael Bartana and Phil Collins and New Order’s Bernard Sumner, amongst others.

MIF 2017 will take place from 29 June to 16 July 2017 at locations all over Manchester.

Image from MIF launch:
L - R, Karl Hyde, Scott Graham, Simon Stephens, Yael Bartana, John McGrath, Phil Collins, Stephen Mallinder, Nick Vivian, Jane Horrocks, Bernard Sumner, Raymond Yiu, Sue Buckmaster, Joe Duddell, Tom Chapman, Graham Massey
Credit Joel Chester Fildes