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Philip's Top 5
Every week London editor Philip Fisher selects the top five plays in London.
The Alternative Top 5
Theatr Iolo, Theatre Hullabaloo at Chapter, Cardiff
Actors Touring Company at Northern Stage, Newcastle
Harold Pinter Theatre
Vertigo Theatre Productions at Three Minute Theatre, Manchester
English Touring Opera at York Theatre Royal
Jermyn Street Theatre
Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch
Octagon Theatre Bolton at Octagon Theatre, Bolton
Hampstead Theatre Productions and Old Vic Productions at Noël Coward Theatre
Roar Ensemble / Sherman Cymru at Cardiff Bay
Playbill Books / Applause Theatre and Cinema Books
Touring Consortium Theatre Company, York Theatre Royal and Bolton Octagon at Grand Theatre, Blackpool
Middle Ground Theatre Company at Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford
Amy Anzel in association with Todd Ruppert of RTR International at Sunderland Empire
Eifman Ballet at London Coliseum
A Young Vic / Theatre de Viy-Lausanne co-production at Young Vic (Maria)
Magic Beans Pantomimes at The Hexagon, Reading
The Rosemary Branch Theatre and Tennison's Quirk in association with Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre at Rosemary Branch Theatre
English Touring Opera at Sheffield Lyceum
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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Musicals, theatre, comedy; clingfilm, voodoo and false teeth—just some of what's on offer next month at England's biggest arts festival.
The Brighton Festival celebrates the arts with music, theatre, dance, circus, art, film and literature events.
A new production of Annie Get Your Gun is to launch at the Opera House, Manchester, starring Jason Donovan, Emma Williams and Norman Pace.
Unity Theatre in Liverpool’s summer season runs from April to August with a mix of drama, comedy and dance.
Lancaster’s Dukes Theatre will take on a music hall feel for a Charity Gala Performance of The Life And Times Of Mitchell & Kenyon.
Removed And Destroyed opens at the Kings Arms Theatre, Salford.
Avenue Q, a tribute to Eric Morecambe and the 50th anniversary production of Entertaining Mr Sloane are among the coming highlights at Buxton Opera House.
Theatre-makers from the West Midlands and beyond who perform in outdoor or alternative spaces are to present work in a range of sites across Birmingham.
The RSC is releasing a selection of speeches and music from Gregory Doran’s current productions of Henry IV Parts I and II on a CD and for download from iTunes.
A festival celebrating the best of European theatre is returning to Birmingham and will have a new home.
Richard E Grant will play Kraken: Lord of the Oceans in the world première of the musical Water Babies at Leicester’s Curve—but only as a 3D hologram.
Derby Theatre has been awarded the maximum amount under ACE's Grants for the Arts scheme for its professional development scheme for emerging artists.
Rebecca Preston has been appointed the Royal Shakespeare Company’s director of development.
The next new writing showcase by Newcastle's Write on Tap focuses on debts.
Newcastle's Live Theatre is the big winner at the Journal Culture Awards 2013.
Arts Centre Washington is looking for performing artists/companies to take part in its next Greenhouse scratch night in June.
Casting information for the 2014 panto seasons (Easter, Summer and Christmas), including technical positions (Update: 18/04/2014)
Derby’s Assembly Rooms will be closed for a minimum of 18 months because of a serious fire on the roof of the adjoining car park five weeks ago.
The Almeida Theatre was the venue that came out of Sunday's Olivier Awards with the most trophies for its West End transfers of Chimerica and Ghosts.
NYMT take on the tragedy of deprivation and war in their three–venue programme.
Next year sees The Importance Of Being Earnest in London.
Newbury's Watermill Theatre is to host the stage première of A Bunch Of Amateurs.
1986 Tony Award nominated Broadway show Rags The Musical is finally to be seen in London's West End.
Over £400,000 supports nine commissions and seventeen research and development projects.
A one-day festival for children in Lewes this summer.
Round-up of regional productions opening week beginning Sunday April 13.
Theatre productions in the Midlands for the week beginning Monday 14 April.
Theatre productions in the North East for the week beginning Monday 14th April, 2014.