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Belfast's EastSide Arts Festival announces its 2019 programme
Theatre and circus steal the limelight in Belfast’s EastSide Arts Festival.
ENB's Swan Lake in-the-round returns to Royal Albert Hall
English National Ballet will return to the Royal Albert Hall next summer (17-28 June 2020) with Derek Deane’s production of
Yvonne Arnaud Youth Theatre performs in community
Members of the Yvonne Arnaud Youth Theatre's production group performed at the Pilgrim Wood Residential and Dementia Care Home.
Billy Zane narrates film of WWI avante-garde theatre piece
Hollywood superstar Billy Zane will narrate a 50-minute arthouse production of Vernon Lee and Maxwell Armfield's
The Ballet of Nations: A Present-Day Morality
Wind In The Willows on tour
Stolen Thread CIC's open-air rendition of
The Wind in the Willows
is on tour from July 23.
Mum's first play—performed by daughter
is a new one-woman play written for this year’s GMFringe.
Diva delights for Manchester fringe
Anita Giovannini brings her show
Anita Luna The Diva
to Greater Manchester Fringe.
Once upon a Lowry time
Broadway and West End musical
comes to The Lowry next year.
String-driven Washing Machine takes a spin
How to Use a Washing Machine
is on tour for the summer.
Jackie Kay memoir for Manchester
The National Theatre of Scotland and HOME in Manchester present the soul-searching memoir
Red Dust Road
by Jackie Kay.
Karen O'Neill takes on Dukes director role
Karen O’Neill will become director at the Dukes Theatre in Lancaster.
Two versions of story for Studio Creole
Irish film and theatre actor Lisa Dwan stars in Studio Créole for the Manchester International Festival, a performance piece that reinvents the language lab.
Getting creative about the Future
HOME in Manchester has launched Future 20, its second year-long artist residency and training programme for emerging artists aged 18–25.
Teenage take on Cinderella
PROM! The Musical
is at Oldham Coliseum, July 24–27.
Chase or choose at GM Fringe
Men Chase Women Choose
is at Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester as part of Greater Manchester Fringe Festival.
Opera star hits comic note
Canadian opera singer and comedian, Delea Shand, brings her first solo show to Manchester Fringe.
£1m gift for Exchange Den
A gift of £1m to Manchester Royal Exchange Theatre enables the development of a new pop-up theatre space.
Round-up of regional productions opening week beginning Sunday June 23.
Adding to Mame cast
Harriet Thorpe and Tim Flavin will star in the first professional UK revival of
, joining Tracie Bennett in the title role.
Raising the bar for Manchester fringe
reopens at Antwerp Mansion for the Greater Manchester Fringe.