Cranked Anvil at Customs House, South Shields
Philip's Top 5
Every week London editor Philip Fisher selects the top five plays in London.
The Alternative Top 5
Bill Kenwright at Dominion Theatre
Peter Huntley Productions and W14 Productions at Southwark Playhouse
Above The Stag Theatre
Custom/Practice at Corn Exchange Newbury
Alphabetti Spaghetti Theatre at Live Theatre, Newcastle
Northern Stage, Royal and Derngate and Royal Exchange Theatre at Northern Stage, Newcastle
Rough Haired Pointer at Hope Theatre
Rifco Arts and Watford Palace Theatre in association with Arena Theatre Wolverhampton at Watford Palace Theatre
Waking Exploits at Chapter, Cardiff
Sadler’s Wells Northern Light Season at Platform Theatre at Central Saint Martins
Produced by Sisters Grimm: Pietra Mello-Pitman & Ella Spira at Sadler’s Wells
Freedom Studios and Entelechy Arts at The Ukrainian Centre, Bradford
Home Manchester at Victoria Baths, Manchester
Royal Court Theatre Upstairs
The Agatha Christie Theatre Company at Quays Theatre at The Lowry
Northern Broadsides at Rose Theatre, Richmond
BalletBoyz® theTalent at Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House
Encounter Productions, Alnwick Playhouse, ARC Stockton, Arts Centre Washington and Northern Stage at Northern Stage, Newcastle
Royal Exchange Theatre at Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester
Landmark Productions at Lyttelton Theatre (National)
While You Wait
BTG has partnered with Fuel Theatre on a series of podcasts called While You Wait.
- Waiting... Now by Paul Clark in collaboration with Bill Brewer
- Waiting... to be born by Lewis Gibson in collaboration with Debra Bick and Sarah Beake
- Waiting... in a hairdressers by Malika Booker in collaboration with Emily Butterworth
- Waiting... to come home by Caroline Horton in collaboration with Jennifer Wild
- Waiting... for a Cancer Diagnosis by Brian Lobel, in collaboration with Iain Perdue
- Waiting... are we? By The Company in collaboration with Jonathan Reades and Raphael Woolf
- Waiting... for a loved one to die by Rachel Mars in collaboration with Fliss Murtagh
- Waiting... for the inevitable by Toby Jones in collaboration with Peter Giese
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A new set of awards was presented on Sunday 14 September at a gathering that brought together a diverse group of theatre makers.
The Customs House in South Shields announces its autumn season.
Reading Rep is to become an Associate Company at the Watermill Theatre in Newbury.
Theatre productions in the Midlands for the week beginning Monday 22 September.
Round-up of regional productions opening week beginning Sunday September 21.
Theatre productions in the north east for the week beginning Monday 22 September 2014.
Riverdance returns to Manchester Opera House.
Theatre for small people and small family budgets is promised with a Family Arts Festival.
The producer of a new version of Around the World in 80 Days is travelling back to her home town of Lancaster.
Tickets for the Manchester return season of Disney’s award-winning production Lion King already on sale.
The National Theatre’s record-breaking run of War Horse at The Lowry in Salford has put £15.5m into the local economy.
The Octagon is providing a poignant home for Early One Morning, the true story of 26-year-old soldier James Smith from Bolton.
The Everyman Theatre in Liverpool will take part in a nationwide initiative in tribute to theatre director Joan Littlewood.
HOME announces two appointments.
The festive season made an early appearance in Liverpool.
An all-star cast will be appearing in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the Palace Theatre in October.
The Sound of Silence The Simon and Garfunkel Story comes to Oldham Coliseum.
Coventry’s Belgrade Theatre is to hold its first season of masterclasses for adults.
Auditions are to be held for young people interested in appearing in Derby Theatre’s festive production of Neil Duffield’s adaptation of Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol.
Spanish visual arts and dance company Voalá will headine Derby Festé 2014—the city’s “ultimate street festival”—with Muaré, a “mesmerising cocktail of live rock and aerial acrobatics”.
Christopher Luscombe is to make his Royal Shakespeare Company directing debut, leading one acting company in both Love's Labour's Lost and Love's Labour's Won—usually known as Much Ado About Nothing.
Guildford Shakespeare Company has announced that actor Brian Blessed will be joining the company to play Shakespeare's King Lear in its opening production of 2015.
Following the reopening of the refurbished Festival Theatre, Chichester has announced its first winter season since 2011.
Even before opening night, extra dates have been added to Taken at Midnight, a new play by Mark Hayhurst, opening in the Minerva Theatre on 26 September.
Casting information for the 2014 panto season, including technical positions (Update: 19/09/2014)