NW Productions

Published: 30 June 2013
Reporter: David Upton

After missing a year, the annual Dukes outdoor production returns to the city’s Williamson Park on Friday, with a new adaptation of Robin Hood.

In its 27 years of production, the venue has established a national reputation for producing outdoor theatre which has attracted almost 500,000 people in total.

You can hear more about this production in our podcast.

One of the world’s most spectacular ice shows returns to The Arena at Blackpool Pleasure Beach from next Wednesday through to September 7.

Twenty-six skating stars from across the globe will be taking to the ice in Allure.

Details: www.hoticeshow.com

Ghost the Musical, based on the Academy Award winning film, is returning to the Opera House in Manchester—where it enjoyed its world première in a seven-week pre-West End run.

It runs at the Opera House from Tuesday to July 20.

Pioneering theatre director Robert Wilson returns to Manchester International Festival next week with a new theatrical production, The Old Woman, at the Palace Theatre.

Developed with and starring dancer and actor Mikhail Baryshnikov and co-starring movie star Willem Dafoe, it is an adaptation of the work of the same name by Russian author, Daniil Kharms.

Manchester-based theatre company Quarantine's latest show The Dyas Sisters at the city’s Contact Theatre this week has been cancelled.

There is an explanation on Quarantine's web site about how they did not believe the show to be ready for performance. Get in touch with the Contact Theatre box office for ticket refunds.

The first touring production of Birdsong, the stage adaptation of Sebastian Faulks’s novel, reaches Oldham Coliseum next week.

A cast of 12 shape the much loved wartime epic into an intimate story of love and sacrifice, set against the backdrop of the Western Front.