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Northampton show called off due to actor's surgery
The opening performance of
To Sir, With Love
at Northampton’s Royal and Derngate was cancelled after lead actor Ansu Kabia was knocked off his bike.
Lowry artistic director dies at 58
Robert Robson, artistic director at leading UK arts venue The Lowry in Salford Quays, died suddenly on 6 September at the age of 58.
Salford's Lowry in autumn
Autumn is a season of blockbusters and big names at the venue.
Round-up of regional productions from Sunday September 8.
What's on in the North East
Theatre productions in the North East for the week beginning Monday 9th September 2013.
Acid Bath Murderer returns to Crawley
A play investigating the mind of Crawley's notorious murderer John George Haigh,
In Conversation with an Acid Bath Murderer
, comes to The Hawth, Crawley.
Charing Cross Theatre presents Singular Sensations
Up close and personal with the stars of musical theatre.
More Live Theatre Casting
Newcastle’s Live Theatre has announced casting for its second production of the autumn season.
UK and US combine for RSC’s Antony and Cleopatra
Casting has been announced for the co-production of Shakespeare’s
Antony and Cleopatra
, from the RSC, the Public Theater in New York and Miami’s GableStage.
Theatre productions in the Midlands for the week beginning Monday 9 September.
Stellar cast become Angry Men in Birmingham before West End
Robert Vaughn, Jeff Fahey and Nick Moran are to join Martin Shaw in the cast of
Twelve Angry Men
which opens at Birmingham REP before a West End transfer.
Shakespeare gets Bollywood treatment in Coventry
An Asian-infused adaptation of William Shakespeare’s
is to start a national tour at Coventry’s Belgrade Theatre.
Sarah drinks to part in Buxton panto
Sarah Thomas and Jonny Freeman will appear in Buxton Opera House’s 2013 panto
Riverbank animals wanted in Northampton
Northampton’s Royal and Derngate is looking for children to join its professional cast in its Christmas show
The Wind In The Willows
Wolverhampton reveals acts going into the Arena
Venue manager Neil Reading has announced the autumn season line-up for the University of Wolverhampton’s Arena Theatre.
Coventry banks on site-specific city-centre show
A new "site-specific, immersive theatre experience for families" has been created in Coventry city centre.
Jazz/hip-hop staged performance opens REP Studio
Birmingham REP’s newest auditorium The Studio will be unveiled with a staged performance of jazz and hip-hop artist Soweto Kinch’s album
The Legend of Mike Smith.
Big Brother watches Headlong’s tour in Nottingham
Headlong’s tour of George Orwell’s
, “the definitive book of the 20th century”, will start at Nottingham Playhouse.
Fundraising Auction for Chichester Festival Theatre signage
A chance to own a unique piece of the original Grade II listed building
Heritage Open Day at Chichester Festival Theatre
There's a chance to delve behind the scenes and take part in free creative activities at Chichester Festival Theatre on 14 September as part of the nationwide Heritage Open Days.