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King's Head announces Wesker 80th birthday season

The King's Head Theatre is to celebrate the 80th birthday of playwright Arnold Wesker with a season including a London première, an opera and a re-working of his most famous trilogy.

David Chadderton, 16 March 2012

Arabian dates for Amy

Darwen-born Amy Leach will take charge of the Library Theatre Company's Arabian Nights as its Christmas 2012 production at The Lowry in Salford.

David Upton, 16 March 2012

Desperately seeking . . . a premiere

Award-nominated Vertigo Theatre Productions are bringing a new show and its star from New York to Manchester for its UK premiere in July, prior to a four-week run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

David Upton, 16 March 2012

Opportunities knock

Do you know of any graduating, or recently graduated, performance groups with some performance work you would recommend for a short international showcase of exciting new theatre?

David Upton, 16 March 2012

Comedy Conquests trilogy

Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse will stage The Norman Conquests, Alan Ayckourn's comedy trilogy, at the Playhouse from Friday May 25 to June 23.

David Upton, 16 March 2012

City gets physical again

Liverpool-based Physical Theatre Company Tmesis returns to the city in May with its eighth annual ‘Physical Fest'.

David Upton, 16 March 2012

Liverpool could make a killing

Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse's co-production of The Ladykillers has been nominated for five Olivier Awards.

David Upton, 16 March 2012

Mike's a fly guy

Mike Harding is the latest celebrity to lend his support to The Dukes Auction of Promises in Lancaster on March 30

David Upton, 16 March 2012