Assembled Junk Productions at Kings Arms, Salford
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
Dafydd James & Co at Chapter, Cardiff
The National Theatre of Scotland with Marla Rubin Productions Ltd and Bill Kenwright, in association with the Royal Court Theatre at Royal Court Theatre Downstairs
Theatre Royal Stratford East
Customs House at Customs House, South Shields
Evolution Productions at Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury
National Theatre at Olivier Theatre (National)
SOT Stage at Arcola Theatre
Little Angel Theatre
Shobana Jeyasingh Dance at Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre
Library Theatre Company at The Lowry, Salford
Michael Grandage Company at Noël Coward Theatre
Corn Exchange in association with Hiss and Boo at Corn Exchange Newbury
Menier Chocolate Factory
Folie à deux Productions and From Ground Up Theatre Company in association with Neil McPherson for the Finborough Theatre at Finborough Theatre
Suitcase and Hope Street Ltd at Liverpool Street Station
Gala Theatre at Gala Theatre, Durham
The Print Room at The Print Room
Vancouver Opera at Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver BC
The Belfrey Theatre, Victoria BC at The Belfrey Theatre, Victoria BC
Millfield Theatre at Millfield Theatre, Edmonton, London
Lyric Hammersmith at Lyric Hammersmith
Leicester Square Theatre at Leicester Square Theatre Lounge
Dukes Theatre at Dukes Theatre
Royal Lyceum Theatre Company at The Lyceum, Edinburgh
Trafalgar Studios 2
Phizzical in association with Belgrade Theatre Coventry at Tara Arts Studio
PK Productions at Jermyn Street Theatre
Box Step Productions at Jermyn Street Theatre
Greenwich Theatre at Greenwich Theatre
Philip's Top 5
Every week London editor Philip Fisher selects the top five plays in London.
The Alternative Top 5
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The National Database of Panto Performance has been launched by the founder of Panto Day, BTG panto editor Simon Sladen.
The 2013 Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting announced its winners at a ceremony at the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester presented by former Haçienda deejay Dave Haslam.
The sale of Darlington Arts Centre will benefit a proposed children's theatre in the town.
HeadSpaceDance returns to ROH Linbury Studio Theatre with a new programme, commissioned by the Royal Opera House.
In 2014, Northern Ballet will tour the UK with some old favourites, new Cinderella and mixed programmes and a new ballet for children.
Ransack Theatre holds an inaugural Write Night at the Lass O’Gowrie in Manchester next Tuesday to Thursday.
It’s the ultimate tale of wags to riches when Dick Whittington, this year's family pantomime, opens at the Opera House in Manchester next Friday.
Preston Guild Hall sticks to a winning formula which has brought a succession of hit Christmas pantomime shows and a boost to box office takings.
The London Jam—a week in January when anything can happen.
A touring alternative version of the Christmas story.
Members of the public can join West End performers for a charity carol singing event on 20 December taking place outside the Leicester Square TKTS booth.
A new award has been launched recognising an outstanding, original piece of work for the stage.
News of casting, tours, openings and recordings.
Bonnie Langford has joined the team of live tweeters for Panto Day 2013.
Theatre productions in the Midlands for the week beginning Monday 2 December.
Theatre productions in the North East for the week beginning Monday 2 December 2013.
James Dacre, new artistic director of Northampton’s Royal and Derngate, has announced details of his first Made in Northampton season of productions for 2014 which contains six new commissions.
The Garrick at Lichfield has moved away from Christmas musicals which it has staged for the past two years and is bringing back pantomime.
Award-winning RSC actress Katy Stephens returns to Coventry’s Belgrade in the theatre’s new show for grown-ups, Oh No It Isn’t!.
Comedian Joe Pasquale will lead the cast in Wolverhampton Grand’s panto Sleeping Beauty.
Linda Lusardi and Sam Kane will spend their 16th season performing together in Northampton Royal and Derngate’s panto Sleeping Beauty.
The Regent Theatre’s favourite panto star and home-grown talent Jonathan Wilkes returns to Stoke-on-Trent in Snow White and Seven Dwarfs.
Former EastEnders favourite Cheryl Fergison will play Spirit of the Beans and X-Factor finalist Marcus Collins will be Jack in Jack and the Beanstalk at Derby’s Assembly Rooms.
A murder mystery with a difference, involving “fabulous frolics, side-splitting comedy and ‘60s music galore”, is one of the festive events at Newcastle-under-Lyme’s New Vic Theatre.
David Hasselhoff plays panto’s ultimate baddie Captain Hook in Nottingham Theatre Royal’s panto Peter Pan.
Terry Deary, author of the Horrible Histories series, will be signing books at Derby Theatre when he is in the city for the world première of Horrible Christmas.
Louise Dearman will lead the cast of a new musical inspired by Charles Kingsley’s novel The Water Babies which premières at Leicester’s Curve.
Derby Theatre and the University of Derby’s learning theatre model has won a Times Higher Education award for excellence and innovation in the arts.
The Royal Shakespeare Company has been awarded a £2.8m grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to restore the Grade II* listed Swan Wing, and to open up its archives.
Buxton Festival Fringe 2014 is open for entries.
Several arts organisations in Derby have joined forces with UK children’s charity Barnardo’s to introduce Plus One—A Gift to Inspire.
RSC honorary associate artist Antony Sher is to play Sir John Falstaff in Gregory Doran’s productions of Henry IV Parts I and II.