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Library lines up 2012/13 season

The first UK production outside London of Richard Bean's smash-hit comedy The Heretic is among three Autumn / Winter productions in the Library Theatre Company's third season at The Lowry in Salford.

David Upton, 01 July 2012

Sex Olympics for Fringe Festival

Year of the Sex Olympics, first broadcast on BBC2 in 1968, is to be staged for the first time in 44 years as part of Greater Manchester Fringe Festival.

David Upton, 01 July 2012

Match Box extended

The world première of Frank McGuinness's new play, The Match Box, is being extended.

David Upton, 01 July 2012

24:7 seeks volunteers

Manchester's 24:7 Festival, from July 20-27, is adding 10 productions—meantime there's a call for volunteers.

David Upton, 01 July 2012

DaDaFest collaboration

In the run up to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, DaDaFest 2012 announces their collaboration with the London 2012 Festival.

David Upton, 01 July 2012

Grand night of comedy

The Grand Theatre in Blackpool is to host the final of the BBC Radio 2 New Comedy Awards.

David Upton, 01 July 2012

Rob's Losers a winner

Rob Johnston's play Fencing for Losers has been selected for Theatre Games, an Olympics-inspired theatre event that will be staged in Soho.

David Upton, 01 July 2012

One Hound in Two Guv'nors for Lowry

Rufus Hound will lead the cast, playing the role of Francis Henshall, in One Man, Two Guvnors, when it arrives at The Lowry in Salford in the New Year.

David Upton, 01 July 2012

City's knowledge in Quarantine

Salford-based Quarantine is making an innovative knowledge-sharing project with the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester.

David Upton, 01 July 2012