BBC Radio 4 Slam Champion Ben Mellor will be performing his Edinburgh Fringe 2012 show, Anthropoetry at Gullivers, Oldham Street in Manchester on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Created in collaboration with multi-instrumentalist and sound designer Dan Steele, it is his first full-length spoken word / musical show—a humorous, musical, poetic journey around the human anatomy.
Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap, the world's longest-running stage production, comes to Manchester's Opera House next week as part of its first-ever UK tour and with a starry cast.
The classic murder mystery is now in its 60th year in London's West End, where it continues at St Martin's Lane Theatre, and on November 18 will celebrate the actual 60th Birthday with a gala.
The diaries of a 19th-century Preston journalist will be brought to life—exactly 100 years after his death—in a one-man performance at UCLan’s Media Factory next Friday.
Details: 01772 253731 or Preston Visitor Information Centre
The latest threesome of female celebrities to serve up The Vagina Monologues includes Strictly Come Dancing and Waterloo Road’s popular performer Chelsee Healey making her stage debut in the current tour which comes to Lancaster Grand next Wednesday.
In 2010 Chris Larner accompanied his chronically-ill ex-wife to Switzerland’s Dignitas clinic... and came home with an empty wheelchair and a story to tell.
The Dukes in Lancaster is working with Age UK Lancashire to offer older people and their families increased access to the arts.
A dance performance—Agnes & Walter: A Little Love Story—next Thursday, and a film screening of Charlie Chaplin’s The Kid on November 12 are the first in a series of events programmed to appeal to an older audience.
Tim Key’s a poet who knows it and is returning to The Dukes in Lancaster on Tuesday with his bad verse and offbeat physical comedy.
The award-winning David Hughes Dance Company is at Blackpool Grand as part of an exclusive dance residency.
The final part of this unique collaboration is an opportunity for professional dancers to work with David Hughes in creating a new piece of work, which will be performed as a curtain raiser to The Chinaski Sessions on Monday night.
Celebrated aerial physical theatre company Ockham's Razor bring their new work Not Until We Are Lost to Lancaster University from Monday to Wednesday.
The performance brings the audience on stage to witness the renowned physical company fly, hang and balance from various perspectives.
Catch it at the Palace from Tuesday to Saturday.
Direct from a world première Obama The Mamba—President of The Slums, the captivating true story of the US President’s half-brother George Hussein Obama, comes to The Lowry from Tuesday to Saturday just weeks before the US presidential elections.
Acclaimed actress Imogen Stubbs returns to Manchester’s Royal Exchange next week to star in a major revival of the classic Tennessee Williams play Orpheus Descending.
Last seen as Amanda in an award-winning 2011 production of Private Lives, she plays Lady Torrance in Williams’ powerful drama which runs from Wednesday to November 24.
Award-winning company ThickSkin, who combine bold movement work with edgy theatre, bring their new play The Static to the region next week.
It’s a coming-of age story about desire, guilt and mind over matter, and follow up to their critically-acclaimed Blackout.
It’s curtain up next weekend at one of the region’s most loved theatres.
Famous friends of Oldham Coliseum have signed up to appear in a glittering celebratory event which will mark the re-opening of the theatre.
Inspired by the stories of author Franz Kafka, four comic and compelling tales exploring what it means to be human—Kafkaesque—are at Manchester’s Canal Street Taurus Bar on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.