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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
Bad Physics at Watford Palace Theatre
Royal Court Theatre Upstairs
Northern Stage at Northern Stage, Newcastle
Opera North at The Lowry, Salford
The Big House Theatre Company & Big Broad Productions at Hackney Downs Studios
Birmingham Repertory Theatre at Lyceum Theatre Sheffield
Jerry Mitchell Productions at Savoy Theatre
English Touring Theatre and Sheffield Theatres at Richmond Theatre
Mantik Productions at Star & Shadow, Newcastle
Olivier, National Theatre
South Street Arts Centre
English National Ballet at Liverpool Empire
Rambert Dance Company at Sadler’s Wells
Opera North at The Lowry, Salford
Northern Ballet at Palace Theatre, Manchester
Ballet Black at Watford Palace Theatre
Peoples Theatre Newcastle
Omnibus at Omnibus and Clapham Common
Pluck Productions at Rosemary Branch Theatre
Ellen Kent and Opera and Ballet International, with Chisinau National Opera at Richmond Theatre
The Royal Opera at Royal Opera House
Actors of Dionysius at Brewery Arts Centre
Orange Tree Theatre
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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Theatre productions in the North East for the week beginning Monday 24th November, 2014.
Witches, vampires, men in black and a little old lady will be in evidence at Newcastle-under-Lyme’s New Vic Theatre during spring 2015.
Tall Stories’ musical adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s The Gruffalo returns to Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry in 2014 after a sixth West End season.
Two Nottinghamshire theatres have chosen Sleeping Beauty as their 2014 panto.
Stoke’s “favourite pantomime duo” Jonathan Wilkes and Christian Patterson will be joined by Louise Dearman and Kai Owen for Dick Whittington, the Christmas 2014 production at the city’s Regent Theatre.
Theatre Hullabaloo has announced three new commissions for NE artists to develop work for young audiences.
Newcastle's Live Theatre has announced its January to June 2015 season.
Pentabus Theatre Company and the Royal Court Theatre are teaming up to stream live a performance of Each Slow Dusk, Rory Mullarkey’s play about rural experiences of World War I.
"Excellent" audience figures enabled the Royal Shakespeare Company to report income of £61.3 million in 2013-14 despite a reduction in public investment.
The Octagon Theatre and the University of Bolton have forged a unique partnership.
New Adventures Edward Scissorhands returns to Salford at the end of the month.
Manchester’s 24:7 Theatre Festival is to undergo a new format.
Orb Events has announced a new festival for August 2015, Liverpool Loves.
As part of Waterside Arts Centre’s 10th birthday celebrations, children have been invited to take part in a special Bringing the Light Lantern Parade.
Lancaster’s Dukes Theatre is seeking new independent directors.
Return to the Forbidden Planet will mark its 25th anniversary with an official return in 2015.
An extra two weeks of performances have been confirmed for Manchester Royal Exchange Theatre’s Little Shop Of Horrors.
The Grand in Blackpool is to host The Woman in Black.
Round-up of regional productions opening week beginning Sunday November 16.