Teesside and North Yorkshire

Billingham Forum’s theatre season opens on 3 July with the adult panto Sleeping with Beauty and continues with Girls Just Wanna Have Fun (14 September), The Russian State Ballet’s Swan Lake (14 October) and culminates with what was supposed to be 2020’s panto, Aladdin (4 December to 3 January, various times).

Only comedy and music one-nighters have been announced for ARC Stockton to date.

The Russian National Ballet brings Swan Lake to Middlesbrough Theatre on 9 October and The Nutcracker on 21 November. The season ends with Peter Pan (3 to 31 December).

Harrogate Theatre’s season opens with Round the Horne (11 May), followed by Lip Service’s Strangers on a Train Set (24 and 25 May), How to Be Lucky (22 June) and Friendsical the Musical (24 to 26 June).

The Harrogate Theatre Rep season runs from 14 September to 2 October and includes productions of Abigail’s Party, Gaslight and Men of the World.

This year’s panto, Cinderella, runs from 24 November to 16 January.

The Harrogate Theatre Studio season begins with H P Lovecraft—Gallery of Screams, two stories of eldritch horror, adapted and performed by R M Lloyd Parry (20 May), Smith, a stage adaptation of the novel by Leon Garfield (21 May), 18 Victoria, three siblings with three weeks to live and a terrible secret (3 and 4 June) and Finding Folk, which tells the story of a young Lancashire woman’s honest and encouraging tale of overcoming poor mental health in a family environment (4 June).