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Ruth Ellis play gets New Vic spring premiere
Three of Alan Bennett’s hilarious monologues, the world premiere of a play about the last woman to be hanged in Britain and the challenge of staging a Jules Verne epic are among the highlights of the spring season at the New Vic, Newcastle-under-Lyme.
Andrew does the business for Derby Theatre
Derby Theatre has appointed Andrew McIntyre as its new business development manager.
Happy Panto Day!
Panto lovers of the world unite!
Christmas Gift Idea from the Guildford Shakespeare Company
If you are looking for inspiration for something for someone special this Christmas, why not give the gift of live theatre?
Free performance of a Noh Hamlet
Japan Society North West is to stage a free Noh performance of
in Bowdon near Manchester.
Homeless in the spotlight in Manchester
A hard-hitting tale set against Manchester’s young hidden homeless community is to be staged by young performers.
Bigger Christmas Cabaret for Lancaster
The Dukes Christmas Cabaret returns to Lancaster—this year on the big stage.
Highlights of Liverpool Unity's new season
Liverpool Unity Theatre's spring season opens early January.
Cinderella destined for St Helens
St Helens Theatre Royal’s
opens December 7.
Suranne Jones joins top play-writing panel
Actress Suranne Jones has been confirmed as a member of the judging panel for The Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting 2013
Theatres light up North Liverpool
The Everyman and Playhouse theatres in Liverpool have joined forces with the local community to light up the north of the city.
Second Duffy production for Royal Exchange
A stage version of a story for children by Carol Ann Duffy comes to The Studio at Manchester’s Royal Exchange.
Woman in White quite at home at Blackpool Grand
Actor Colin Baker appears at the Grand Theatre in Blackpool early in the New Year in
The Woman in White
City's community theatre goes On Record
Manchester’s HMF Community Theatre will be presenting a verbatim piece devised by the company.
Round-up of regional performances week beginning Sunday December 2
What's on in the North East
Theatre productions in the North East for the week beginning Monday 3rd December.
Theatre productions in the Midlands for the week beginning Monday, 3 December
Award for outstanding contribution to youth theatre
A member of Chichester Festival Youth Theatre has won an award to mark her outstanding contribution to the group.
Festive Coventry show is absolutely crackers
Comic writer and RSC actor Forbes Masson’s evening of festive entertainment for grown-ups,
, returns to the B2 auditorium at Coventry’s Belgrade this week.
Laurie offers one for the road in Northampton
The final production for Northampton Royal and Derngate’s outgoing artistic director Laurie Sansom will be the aptly named
One for the Road
by Willy Russell.