British Theatre Guide
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UK Theatre Award Winners 2019
Sheffield Theatres goes home smiling as
Life Of Pi
wins four awards and Best Musical Productions goes to
Standing At The Sky’s Edge
Kes reimagined in dance and revived on film
Based on the novel
A Kestrel for a Knave
by Barry Hines, a new film by choreographer Jonathan Watkins and director Ross MacGibbon will be screened to coincide with the 50th anniversary of Ken Loach’s film
BRB's O'Hare awarded Royal Ballet Gold Medal
The governors of the Royal Ballet companies have awarded this year's gold medal for an individual who has demonstrated an outstanding contribution to ballet to Birmingham Royal Ballet Acting Assistant Director and Senior Ballet Master Michael O’Hare.
Round-up of regional productions opening week beginning Sunday November 3.
What's on in the Midlands
Theatre productions in the Midlands for the week beginning Monday 4 November.
What's on in the North East
Professional theatre productions in the North East in the week beginning 4 November 2019.
Joanna to play the lead in Coventry's Puss in Boots
Joanna Thorne has got her claws on the coveted lead role in Coventry Belgrade’s 2019 panto
Puss in Boots
—the first time it has been performed at the theatre since 1991.
Bryony Kimmings show for HOME
Bryony Kimmings brings
I’m a Phoenix, Bitch
to HOME Manchester.
Change of Bodyguard in Manchester
There are cast changes for the national tour of
d at the Palace Theatre, Manchester.
Denise Nolan steps out as Judy Garland
The Music of Judy Garland
stars Nolan Sister and West End leading lady Denise Nolan.
Marisha Wallace in national tour
West End and Broadway leading lady Marisha Wallace (
The Book of Mormon
) will play a series of theatre shows in March 2020.
Croatian play Pepper and Honey’s Midlands dates
A “poignant, subtle and timely play” about trying not to feel like a foreigner in your adopted country,
Pepper and Honey
is touring and will play two Midlands dates.
Northampton reveals cast for Pippi Longstocking première
Northampton’s Royal and Derngate has announced the cast for the world première of
, one of its 2019 Christmas shows.
Ladies take a Northern bus tour
A new play,
Ladies That Bus
, is based on real life interviews with bus travellers between Lancaster and Keswick and is set to bus around the North of England in 2020.
Remembrance of Heaton Park for Manchester
Feelgood Theatre stages These Days at Manchester Cathedral on Remembrance Sunday.
Joseph tour heads to St Helens
November promises something for everyone at St Helens Theatre Royal with live music, comedy, entertainment and musicals.
Nutcracker on Merseyside
As part of its 70th anniversary season, English National Ballet is continuing its Christmas tradition of presenting a
production each year since 1950.
Laugh Out Loud in Blackpool
Blackpool Grand Theatre’s next season is headlined by ‘laugh-out-loud’ productions.
Birmingham REP festival for emerging artists
A “vibrant and inspiring snapshot of theatre created by West Midlands emerging writers and theatre makers”, the second free REP Foundry Festival is to take place at Birmingham REP.
Toast heads home to Salford
returns home to The Lowry in Salford.