News

The Dukes makes promises

The Dukes Theatre in Lancaster are meeting the challenge of arts funding by offering patrons a Coronation Street tour by one of its stars; luxury minibreaks; a private cinema screening; or a day as a racehorse owner.

David Upton, 04 March 2012

Fringe Festival sets fourth

Preston Tringe, the city's annual festival of fringe theatre, is seeking acts for the fourth such festival, which has attracted a growing number of acts, and audiences, to venues across the city.

David Upton, 04 March 2012

NW productions

What's on in the region in the coming week.

David Upton, 04 March 2012

Camden's Sprint Festival 2012 opens

The new co-directors of Camden People's Theatre, Jenny Paton and Brian Logan, launch the theatre's fifteenth annual festival of experimental theatre Sprint Festival 2012.

David Chadderton, 02 March 2012

Murder case appeal granted ahead of King's Head play

Sam Hallam, who was convicted of murder seven years ago following a street fight, has been granted a new appeal just before a verbatim play about his case, Someone to Blame, opens at the King's Head Theatre in Islington.

David Chadderton, 01 March 2012

Campaign against Scotland entertainment licensing changes grows

The campaign against the proposed to entertainment licensing in Scotland is growing ahead of the date the changes come into force on 1 April, with a public meeting in support of the campaign in Edinburgh on 1 March.

David Chadderton, 29 February 2012

Heart of the West End conference

Leading figures in current and past West End theatre will mix with theatre academics at a two-day conference on commercial theatre in the West End organised by Royal Holloway College University of London, the Victoria and Albert Museum and Theatre Royal Haymarket.

David Chadderton, 29 February 2012