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Christmas dance for kids
balletLORENT presents a Christmas creative dance course for children in Newcastle.
Gramophones record funding for new aerial theatre show
Nottingham-based all-female theatre company the Gramophones has received almost £60,000 from Arts Council England and other sources to mount a new aerial theatre show for families.
Keswick on top of world premières
The 2020 season at Keswick’s Theatre By The Lake includes five world premières.
Round-up of regional productions opening week beginning Sunday November 17.
Happy returns at HOME
The 2020 season at HOME in Manchester features many returning favourites.
Beautiful return for Palace
Beautiful—The Carole King Musical
returns to the Palace Theatre, Manchester.
Pick up a Penguin for Christmas
The Broadway and West End production of
Mr Popper’s Penguins
comes to Greater Manchester.
Snow White at Chester Forum
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
is at The Forum Studio Theatre, Chester.
Gary and Rachel + Romeo and Julie
Writer Gary Owen and director Rachel O'Riordan reunite for
Romeo And Julie
Chocolat confection for Week 53
A new Le Gateau Chocolat commission is the first announcement of Week 53, in the third edition of The Lowry’s interdisciplinary arts festival.
Killian the Phantom
Phantom Of The Opera
at the Palace Theatre Manchester stars Killian Donnelly.
Strictly Aladdin for Robin
Strictly Come Dancing
star Robin Windsor is in the cast of St Helens Theatre Royal’s family panto,
Library books in to future with 2084
Enter Manchester Central Library after hours and embark on an immersive journey inspired by George Orwell’s dystopian novel
What's on in the Midlands
Theatre productions in the Midlands for the week beginning Monday 18 November.
What's on in the North East
Professional theatre productions in the North East in the week beginning Monday 18 November 2019.
Kes Reimagined on BBC 4
which premièred at Leeds International Film Festival last week, will be broadcast on BBC Four.
Buxton to collaborate on two productions
Buxton Opera House is to join forces with Buxton Crescent Heritage Trust and Buxton International Festival on two separate productions in 2020.
Nottingham Playhouse to stream Sleeping Beauty
Nottingham Playhouse is encouraging nursing homes, schools and hospital wards to sign up for a streaming of its 2019 panto
Derby Theatre sets sail for Treasure Island
A pirate-filled production for all the family, an adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s
will be the big spring 2020 show at Derby Theatre.
Asking For It to première at Birmingham REP
An adaptation of Louise O’Neill’s novel about sexual consent,
Asking For It,
is to have its UK première at Birmingham REP in January 2020.