Studio season has everything
The spring and summer 2019 Studio season at Manchester’s Royal Exchange.
Stephen Tompkinson in Educating Rita
A new stage production of Willy Russell’s Educating Rita will tour in 2019, starring Stephen Tompkinson as Frank.
A break from Valentine's Day
As a break from Valentine’s Day, Escaping the Perfects is the latest show by Lancaster Dukes’ theatre’s Hourglass group.
Wild West on Merseyside
Western drama The Barn Swallows premières at The Hope Street Theatre, Liverpool.
McDonagh revival for Coliseum
Oldham Coliseum is staging black comedy A Skull in Connemara by Martin McDonagh.
When shall these three meet again?
Three stars of Blood Brothers turn up in Macbeth at Liverpool’s Epstein.
Hesmondhalgh in book reading
On Sunday February 24, The Rivals Bar at The Royal Exchange will be hosting actress Julie Hesmondhalgh reading excerpts from her new book.
Carrying Cole to Chester
Brendan Cole’s new live tour includes two performances at Storyhouse in Chester.
A half-term detective story
The Customs House in South Shields presents a detective story with a difference for half-term.
Sting’s music in Birmingham Hippodrome dance show
A new dance theatre production set to the music of Sting and choreographed by Kate Prince, Message in a Bottle, is to have its première at Birmingham Hippodrome.
Nottingham Playhouse goes down pit again with Wonderland
One of the 2018 successes at Nottingham Playhouse, Beth Steel’s play about the miners’ strike of 1984, Wonderland is to begin another run at the theatre.
New take on Kafka’s Metamorphosis starts tour in Birmingham
A fresh adaptation of Franz Kafka’s “disquieting tale of transformation” Metamorphosis is to start a UK tour at the Old Rep, Birmingham.
New Horrible Histories first dedicated show for deaf children
Deafinitely Theatre and Birmingham Stage Company are teaming up for the world première of the next in the Horrible Histories series, Dreadful Deaf which is “deafinitely not for the faint-hearted”.
Lyndhurst and Janson join Man of La Mancha
Nicholas Lyndhurst and West End star Cassidy Janson will join Kelsey Grammer and Danielle de Niese in the musical Man of La Mancha which opens at the London Coliseum on 26 April 2019.
Miriam-Teak Lee to lead new musical &Juliet
&Juliet is a new West End musical featuring the songs of Max Martin that asks: what if Juliet's famous ending was really just her beginning? What if she decided to choose her own fate?
City of Dreams brings Our City Our Story to NewcastleGateshead
City of Dreams brings Our City Our Story to Live Theatre, giving under-25s a platform to tell their own stories and shape the future of the city.
The Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards 2018
The Inheritance and Company were the multiple victors at the Critics' Circle Theatre Awards 2018.
Musical adaptation of David Walliams’s book in RSC winter season
The world première of a new musical adaptation of David Walliams’s The Boy in the Dress is one of the highlights of the winter 2019 season at the Royal Shakespeare Company.