British Theatre Guide
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NE actor is an "Inspirational Educator"
NE actor Jamie Brown is one of this year’s Worshipful Company of Educators' Inspirational Educator Award winners
Elysium will look back in anger
Durham’s Elysium Theatre Company is to present
Look Back in Anger
Critics’ Circle National Dance Awards 2020
The Critics’ Circle National Dance Awards celebrated their 20th anniversary this year on 19 February 2020 at the Barbican in London.
Round-up of regional productions opening week beginning Sunday February 23.
What's on in the Midlands
Theatre productions in the Midlands for the week beginning Monday 24 February.
What's on in the North East
Professional theatre productions in the North East in the week beginning Monday 24 February, 2020
Dragons and Mythical Beasts in Darlington and Billingham
A new interactive children’s theatre show is to visit Darlington Hippodrome and Billingham Forum later this year.
Like mother, like daughter!
Stage and screen actress Geraldine Somerville made her Manchester Royal Exchange debut as Laura Wingfield in
The Glass Menagerie
in 1989 and returns there to become Amanda Wingfield.
Liverpool première for Dim Lit Star
Life, love and friendship come together in a new play receiving its première at the Hope Street Theatre in Liverpool.
Nottingham theatre goes behind Gone With the Wind
Ron Hutchinson, writer of the play
Moonlight and Magnolias
which is to run at Nottingham Playhouse, hopes that lifting the curtain on the backstage shenanigans behind
Gone With the Wind
will not spoil audiences’ appreciation of the film.
Studio-sized host of work
Manchester Royal Exchange Studio hosts an array of pieces of work over coming weeks.
Unanima wins In Good Company £10,000 funding fee
Midlands development programme In Good Company has announced its biggest rise in commissioning funding, with a £10,000 fee going to Mansfield-based Unanima Theatre for its show
State of Independence
Chichester announces Festival 2020 season
Chichester Festival Theatre's 2020 Festival will comprise five world premières—including first plays by Steven Moffat and Kate Mosse and new work by Suhayla El-Bushra and Christopher Shinn—and revivals of modern dramas.
Three RSC productions “explore relationship with Europe”
The Royal Shakespeare Company is to present in Stratford three productions that are part of
“exploring, celebrating and interrogating our relationship with Europe”.
Jewish Museum's city festival
Manchester Jewish Museum stages its first-ever Festival of Belonging.
Navy Lark docks in Liverpool
The first stage version of classic BBC radio comedy
The Navy Lark
sails into Liverpool.
At HOME with Little Wimmin
Figs in Wigs is back at HOME in Manchester with
Absurd nights out in Oldham
London Classic Theatre returns to Oldham with Alan Ayckbourn’s comic play
Absurd Person Singular
TV actress in Mersey drama
Stockport’s Lucy Dixon swaps the TV screen for live theatre in
By The Waters Of Liverpool
Boost for Northampton’s cultural vision
Arts Council England has awarded Northampton £20,000 to create a cultural board to develop an “ambitious” vision for the town.