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Camberwick crime scene for Liverpool
in a tale of sleuths and bees in a crime thriller with a buzz—
Beyond the Veil
, from Mikron Theatre Company.
Grand Gesture for The Dukes
The Grand Gesture
will be presented at The Dukes in Lancaster from October 15-19.
Opera dates for Manchester
Jealousy, revenge, hopeless romance and a breathtaking wall of fire bring epic operas
A big Hand to Liverpool
Innovative theatre company The Paper Birds bring
On the One Hand
to Liverpool Playhouse Studio.
Rockin' in to the Grand
The national tour of rock ‘n’ roll musical
Dreamboats and Petticoats
comes to Blackpool’s Grand Theatre.
Round-up of regional productions opening week beginning Sunday September 19.
Chichester Festival Theatre celebrates Topping Out
Chichester Festival Theatre reached a signifiant milestone in its RENEW redevelopment project with a 'topping out' ceremony on Friday 13 September.
Birmingham opens Door to Kate Tempest play
Poet and spoken-word artist Kate Tempest is to première her latest play
at Birmingham REP space The Door.
Sarah shines light on Hamilton thriller at New Vic
Sarah Punshon is to return to Newcastle-under-Lyme’s New Vic to direct Patrick Hamilton’s 1938 psychological thriller
RSC casts Mantel novels for Stratford premieres
Casting has been completed for the RSC’s stage versions of Hilary Mantel’s novels
Bring Up the Bodies.
Theatre productions in the Midlands for the week beginning Monday 16 September.
Young arts entrepreneurs needed in Leicestershire
Leicester’s Curve is looking to recruit ten new young arts entrepreneurs to provide opportunities for 16- to 25-year-olds to lead their own community arts projects.
RSC picks 86 amateur groups for Open Stages project
Nearly 200 groups applied to the Royal Shakespeare Company to take part in the UK’s biggest amateur theatre project, Open Stages.
Time for Chichester's Theatre in the Park to come down
The temporary, tent-like structure of Theatre in the Park is to be taken down as work continues on the upgrading and refurbishment of Chichester Festival Theatre.
Digital Theatre Collections announces partnership with Royal Opera House
Teaming up with the Royal Opera House, Digital Theatre is offering six ballets and operas to watch in the comfort of your own home.
Auditions for Cinderella at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking
Your chance to star in this year's panto,
The Hawth Pantomime auditions
Nearly 200 youngsters ages 8 to 15 came along to The Hawth on Sunday to audition as juvenile dancers in the Christmas pantomime.
The Secret Garden concert tours UK
Full casting has been announced for the concert staging of Broadway musical
The Secret Garden
Kings of Dance UK debut at Coliseum
A not-to-be-missed showcase and celebration of the male dancer,
Kings of the Dance
, makes its UK debut at the London Coliseum.
Crowds flock to Birmingham for celebration weekend
An estimated 95,000 people attended
4 Squares Weekender
in celebration of the new Library of Birmingham and the reopening of the city’s REP.