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What's on in the North East
Theatre productions in the North East for the week beginning Monday 15th July, 2013.
Adrian Edmondson shipwrecked
Comedian, actor, writer and musician Adrian 'Ade' Edmondson has been confirmed in the cast of
at Chichester's Theatre in the Park this summer.
Theatre productions in the Midlands for the week beginning Monday 15 July.
All-female cast’s 'brutal' take on Titus Andronicus
Smooth Faced Gentlemen, who won the best production award at Buxton Fringe last year with
Romeo and Juliet
, are back with
Writer’s dark times lead to “chilling” Buxton tale
An “intense and chilling tale” that is “firmly within the horror genre but also raises poignant issues relating to mental health” gets an outing at Buxton Fringe before going to Edinburgh.
Right royal season of drama at Northampton
A “wide-ranging programme of drama, dance and family shows” is in store for audiences at Northampton’s Royal and Derngate this autumn and winter.
Regent stokes up quality shows for autumn
“World-class productions, family favourites, much loved musicals and popular plays” will take to the stage in the new season at Stoke’s Regent Theatre and Victoria Hall.
Young talent takes centre stage in Wolverhampton
Young musical theatre fans can enjoy a week of working with the stars of London’s West End this summer as Wolverhampton Grand hosts a summer school.
Youngsters sent to Coventry for summer school
Coventry’s Belgrade Theatre is offering youngsters aged between eight and 16 the chance to develop and share their theatre skills at its annual summer school.
Contemporary opera gets Buxton première
Music Theatre Wales will stage the UK première of
The Killing Flower (Luci mie traditrici)
inspired by the life of the murderous 16th century composer Carlo Gesualdo at Buxton Festival.
Associate artists get official backing from Curve
Leicester’s Curve Theatre has announced the appointment of its first associate artists as part of its ongoing commitment to supporting and developing talent within the East Midlands.
Leicester decides if Richard III was hunchback or hero
A new play about Richard III called
R-3: Hunchback or Hero?
will be staged this week in Leicester—the city where the king’s remains were discovered earlier this year.
All’s Well as Nancy returns to directing at the RSC
Nancy Meckler returns to the Royal Shakespeare Company to direct Shakespeare's comic romance
All's Well That Ends Well
Watermill Theatre Newbury new season's programme
The Watermill announces a new season.
Exchange mourns death of Steve Brown
Colleagues at Manchester's Royal Exchange Theatre are mourning the death of Steve Brown.
Reasons to be cheerful in Lancaster
A double dose of good news for the Dukes in Lancaster.
Save another dance for Manchester
Save The Last Dance For Me
, the 60s-set musical, returns to Manchester next month.
Unity highlights of forthcoming season
Unity Theatre's new season in Liverpool has epic tales, world premières, adaptations of cult classics and acclaimed comedy.
Seeing red in The Green Room
There's trouble backstage at the nation’s favourite soap opera.
A summer of six beside the Lake
Audiences can see six plays in one week at Keswick’s Theatre by the Lake.