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Talented youngsters to take over Derby for a day
More than 1,500 young people across Derby are to take part in a day of cultural activities, showcasing their talents in a takeover of the city.
Duo hope for more Buxton Fringe success with jewel heist show
Nathan Peter Grassi and Ida Berglöw Kenneway return to Buxton Fringe with
a new theatre production which is a “fast-paced screwball comedy about a jewel heist on the French Riviera”.
2019 Rural Touring Awards
Shining a spotlight on the heroes of rural touring, these awards show the calibre of practitioners on the stage and behind the scenes.
Birmingham Royal Ballet takes flight with city’s airport
Birmingham Royal Ballet and Birmingham Airport began a year-long partnership with an event showcasing the talent of the BRB programme Freefall Dance Company.
Women under the microscope at Buxton Fringe
People Zoo Productions is to take its comedy sketch show
Men Chase Women Choose,
which “puts women, sex and science under the microscope”, to Buxton Fringe.
One woman’s search for identity in Buxton Fringe show
South Yorkshire-based Plush Tiger Productions takes a new version of Clara-Nel Haddon’s
, performed by Valerie Monti-Holland, to Buxton Fringe.
Moon landing anniversary celebrated in Birmingham
Birmingham Hippodrome and the surrounding area will be transformed into a lunar landscape for the
Summer in Southside
weekend which will celebrate 50 years since the first moon landing.
New Vic gets round to satirical comedy in the autumn
A satirical comedy, an enchanting tale for Christmas and a look at life in a northern pub are among the highlights in the autumn and winter season at the New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme.
Derby awarded cash to create theatre in new ways
Derby Theatre has been awarded £1.5 million over three years by Arts Council England to become a producing hub, supporting and strengthening the performing arts sector in its area.
McKellen’s big fundraiser for two Midlands theatres
Ian McKellen raised almost £200,000 for two Midlands theatres with his one-man show
Ian McKellen On Stage
Springboard for new artists at the Belgrade, Coventry
Coventry’s Belgrade Theatre is looking for newly established performance companies and emerging artists to join its Springboard talent development programme.
What's on in the North East
Professional theatre productions in the North East in the week beginning Monday 8 July 2019.
A musical summer at the Empire
Four major musicals are coming to Sunderland Empire this summer.
Bintley honoured by BRB and promotions announced
closed Birmingham Royal Ballet's 2018–19 season at Sadler’s Wells, the company's final performances with David Bintley as Director.
Making something brilliant on Tyneside
City of Dreams offers 45,000 chances for children and young people to
in NewcastleGateshead this summer
Sir Ian McKellen to fund internships at Belfast's Lyric Theatre
Young talent to benefit from theatre star's appearances in Belfast.
Frank Spencer's coming to Newcastle
Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em
, starring Joe Pasquale, will arrive in Newcastle in 2020.
Rambert wins Venice prize for new MIF show
Rambert has won the Fedora – Van Cleef & Arpels Prize for Ballet for
, to première as part of this year's Manchester International Festival this month.
Bobby Robson play casting announced
The casting for the Customs House production of Tom Kelly’s
Bobby Robson Saved My Life
has been announced.
Round-up of regional productions opening week beginning Sunday June 30.