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Buddy headed back to Lowry
Buddy—The Buddy Holly Story
will celebrate its 30th anniversary year on a UK-wide tour.
Chandelier's swinging back to Salford
Madame Chandelier’s Rough Guide to the Opera
returns to the Kings Arms, Salford, for two nights.
What's on in the Midlands
Theatre productions in the Midlands for the week beginning Monday 23 December.
2020 spring and summer musicals at the Empire
Some major musicals are coming to Sunderland Empire from January until July 2020.
What's on in the North East
Professional theatre productions in the North East in the week beginning Monday 23 December 2019.
Dennis steps up as Elfluent steps down
The replacement for
Santa’s Naughty Elf
at the Customs House is announced.
Spring 2020 in Durham
Durham’s Gala Theatre has announced its programme from January to April 2020.
Dame Rosemary is New Perspectives' first patron
Nottingham-born Dame Rosemary Squire has become the first patron of East Midlands touring theatre company New Perspectives.
Black, British and female explored in Derby workshop
Lauren Nicole Whitter is inviting black British females to a free workshop in Derby at which they will be able to create their own piece of writing or short performance.
Billington honoured by renaming of Critics' Circle award
The Critics' Circle has renamed its Best Play Award after one of its longest-serving members, Michael Billington, who is to retire after nearly fifty years as a reviewer.
£43,000 ACE grant for Mortal Fools YT project
Arts Council England has given £43,000 over two years to Prudhoe-based Mortal Fools for its Youth Theatre Exchange Project.
“Best new work” showcased in day-long Coventry festival
A day-long programme “celebrating and promoting the best new work from the Midlands” is to be staged in January 2020 at Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry.
Treasure Island: Derby Theatre calls for community actors
Derby Theatre is looking for members of the community to perform on its main stage alongside professional actors in its spring 2020 production,
Panto back at Opera House after more than 60 years
Blackpool Opera House will be having a ball—for the first time in more than 60 years.
Sound Of Music for Blackpool
Sound of Music
tour comes to Blackpool Opera House.
A Beasty Baby in Liverpool
Unity Theatre in Liverpool currently hosts
More room for Blackpool Rock
Queen and Ben Elton’s hit musical
We Will Rock You
is set to rock the Opera House in Blackpool.
Quality assured in Lancaster
The Dukes’ 2020 season sees Northern Broadsides return to the Lancaster venue with regency romcom
Several nights with Reg ahead
Kevin Elyot's landmark play
My Night with Reg
tours across five venues in 2020, opening at The Lowry in Salford in January.
A Sunny Afternoon in resort
will return for its second UK tour in 2020, stopping off in Blackpool September.