News

NYDC new line-up for sixth year

Thirty new young dancers from across the country have been chosen to join the 41-strong National Youth Dance Company, with Sharon Eyal to lead as Guest Artistic Director.

Vera Liber, 11 November 2017

David Haig to star in true wartime thriller

David Haig will tour in his own play Pressure about two competing Allied meteorologists tasked with predicting the weather for the D-Day Landings.

Sheila Connor, 10 November 2017

New Vic sets sail for Treasure Island

A new adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island is ready to set sail at the New Vic, Newcastle-under-Lyme.

Steve Orme, 10 November 2017

RSC stages new version of Cicero plays

Mike Poulton, who adapted Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies for the Royal Shakespeare Company, has turned his pen to ancient Rome with a new version of Robert Harris’s The Cicero Trilogy.

Steve Orme, 10 November 2017

2Faced Dance tours What the Moon Saw

Inspired by Hans Christian Andersen, 2Faced Dance Company's What the Moon Saw tours to Birmingham, Canterbury and London in December 2017.

Vera Liber, 10 November 2017

Panto News: November 2017

In his final column of the year, Simon Sladen considers the future of pantomime and the changing nature of pantomime's stock roles.

Simon Sladen, 10 November 2017