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Adele roped in for touring play
Fifty-One Shades of Maggie
is set to embark on a 27-venue tour of the country, with former Emmerdale star Adele Silva taking the lead role.
Singer adaptation premières in Liverpool
The world première tour of
A Day of Pleasure
, based on Isaac Bashevis Singer’s award-winning book, will debut at Liverpool’s Playhouse Studio.
Sue sizes up a play première
Size matters so much to a Lancaster actress that she’s written a romantic comedy play about it.
Moscow's Big Top heads for region
The Moscow State Circus brings its brand new show to Manchester’s Heaton Park and Tatton Park near Knutsford.
Write Now for Unity Theatre
New writing one-act play festival Write Now brings six brand new pieces to Liverpool’s Unity Theatre.
Family weekend at Sale venues
September 14-15 sees the annual open weekend at Waterside Arts Centre and Sale Town Hall.
A Grand September in Lancaster
Lancaster’s Grand Theatre lives up to its name with a busy September.
Manchester set for a Wicked experience
, coming to Manchester next month, has already sold more than 100,000 tickets.
Round-up of regional productions from Sunday August 25.
More 40th Anniversary Plays at Live
Newcastle’s Live Theatre announces details of the next two plays in its 40th anniversary year.
What's on in the North East
Theatre productions in the North East in the week beginning Monday 19th August, 2013
My Theatre Matters! UK's Most Welcoming Theatre Award
Registration is now open for new award.
Little Angel Theatre at Christmas
Disgruntled fairies, riotous reindeer and dancing dogs—It's the Night Before Christmas—and more.
Theatre productions in the Midlands for the week beginning Monday 19 August.
Derby dancers wanted for panto performance
Derby LIVE and Paul Holman Associates are holding in September their annual dance auditions for this year’s panto,
Jack and the Beanstalk
New Vic swings to Uncle Eric’s Downtown Abbey
New Vic favourites Uncle Eric, Madge and the gang return to North Staffordshire this week with their latest musical escapade—
Uncle Eric in Downtown Abbey
World première and Richard III in Nottingham
A world première about a Victorian villain, the first major staging of Shakespeare’s
since the discovery of the king’s remains and the final appearance of a pantomime legend at Nottingham Playhouse.
RSC gets into the spirit of ghost tours in Stratford
Ghostly goings-on at the Royal Shakespeare Company will be revealed in After Dark Tours which follow performances of
in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre at Stratford.
Local Drama at the Customs House
Local drama at the Customs House in South Shields in August and September 2013
The Secret Garden to Tour
A musical version of
The Secret Garden
is to tour the UK but for six dates only.