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No Man's Land in Oldham
London Classic Theatre opens its 2019 national tour of Harold Pinter’s dark comedy
No Man’s Land
at Oldham Coliseum Theatre.
Alice in Parkland next year
The Dukes’ Theatre’s popular Play in the Park returns to Lancaster next year with a brand-new production of
Alice in Wonderland
Leicester's Curve reveals cast for West Side Story
Adriana Ivelisse and Carly Mercedes-Dyer will play trailblazing women Maria and Anita in Leicester Curve’s Christmas 2019 production of
West Side Story
September and October at the Customs House
South Shields’ Customs House has announced its programme for September and October 2019.
Two Maverick shows transfer from Edinburgh to London
Maverick Theatre’s two Edinburgh Fringe shows are to transfer to the Tabard Theatre, London after their run north of the border.
Rap gig theatre coming to Washington
A rap retelling of the last Luddite uprising comes to Arts Centre Washington.
English National Ballet moves into new home
English National Ballet kicks off its 2019–20 season rehearsals from its new home on London City Island.
Apprentice wanted at Darlington
Darlington Hippodrome is seeking a marketing and box office apprentice.
Clear White Light cast announced
Newcastle’s Live Theatre has announced casting for its revival of
Clear White Light
Shoddy first for Camden
Shoddy Theatre's first professional outing is at this year’s Camden Fringe with
A Shoddy Detective & The Art Of Deception
At The Lion and Unicorn Theatre.
Ireson appointed boss of major Nottingham venues
Peter Ireson has been appointed by Nottingham’s Theatre Royal and Royal Concert Hall as its new venue director.
Elementary as Holmes returns for Buxton panto
James Holmes is to return to Buxton for a fifth year to play Ivana, one of the ugly sisters in the Opera House’s 2019 panto
Round-up of regional productions opening week beginning Sunday August 12.
Octagon ReAct to older audience
Octagon Theatre in Bolton has a new two-year project, ReAct, to work with older people in the town.
Coming up at the Capstone
Liverpool Hope University’s Capstone Theatre fuses an eclectic and international selection of jazz, contemporary classical music, contemporary dance and drama for its autumn season.
Signals for Sale in autumn
After a season at last year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe, from Cosmic Shambles Network in collaboration with Footprint Theatre—the play’s creators—
is on a debut UK tour.
Fresh Box of Tricks for Salford
Manchester theatre company Box of Tricks brings
Under Three Moons
, a new play that explores how men relate to each other, to The Lowry in Salford.
Public provide ideas for Still No Idea
Still No Idea
at Liverpool's Unity Theatre as part of a UK tour, follows an acclaimed run at Royal Court Theatre last year.
Golden line-up of circus acts
A range of acts from around the globe transport audiences back to the wonders of the 'Golden Age of Circus' at The Lowry in Salford.
Night Garden Live in Manchester
In the Night Garden Live
begins a first-ever tour of UK theatres with a brand-new show at the Palace Theatre Manchester.