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Midlands productions

Published: 13 January 2019

Andrew Dunn, James Redmond, Joe Gill, Gary Lucy, Kai Owen and Louis Emerick reveal all in The Full Monty in Derngate, Northampton from Tuesday until Saturday.

Saint Petersburg Classic Ballet is at the Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham with Tchaikovsky’s The Sleeping Beauty on Wednesday and Thursday and The Nutcracker from Friday until Sunday.

Helena Leonard plays versatile soprano Florence Easton, signing famous arias from operas including Madame Butterfly and Tosca in Little Pixie Productions’ The Nightingale of South Bank, written by Sarah Nelson, at the Guildhall Theatre, Derby on Saturday.

Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood continues at Nottingham Playhouse until Saturday.

M6 Theatre tells The Little Gift, a new story from Andy Manley and the company, with “exquisite puppetry, original music and a whole lot of heart” in the Djanogly Theatre at Lakeside Arts, Nottingham on Sunday.

Kenneth Grahame’s The Wind in the Willows continues at the New Vic, Newcastle-under-Lyme until Saturday 26 January.

Peter Pan which now features Darren Day as Captain Hook in place of Jimmy Osmond continues at Birmingham Hippodrome until Sunday 27 January.

Katori Hall’s play Our Lady of Kibeho has its UK première at Northampton’s Royal and Derngate which continues until Saturday 2 February (press night Wednesday 16 February).

At the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford, Aden Gillett plays Ebenezer Scrooge in A Christmas Carol which continues until Sunday while in the Swan Theatre Kathryn Hunter takes the title role in Timon of Athens which continues until Friday 22 February and Molière’s classic Tartuffe is brought up to date in a new version by Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto which continues until Saturday 23 February.

Steve Orme