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New writing festival at the Finborough.
Birmingham REP offers taste of new production about food
Dozens of stories about food have been gathered from across the West Midlands for a new play,
which opens this week as part of Birmingham REP’s off-site season.
Former youth theatre members return to Coventry for rare revival
William Inge’s drama
The Dark at the Top of the Stairs
which “hasn’t been seen in England for over a generation” starts a run at Coventry’s Belgrade this week.
Old and new together as Ayckbourn visits New Vic
Alan Ayckbourn will be making his annual visit to Newcastle-under-Lyme’s New Vic with two productions, a revival of a classic along with his 76th play.
Carnage in Yasmina Reza comedy made in Northampton
A “riotous comedy of frayed nerves and bloated egos”, Yasmina Reza’s
God of Carnage
is the next production in the Made in Northampton series which starts a run at Northampton Royal this week.
Concert dates postponed because of Jimmy Savile references
Three dates for the musical tribute concert
have been postponed because of references to Jimmy Savile.
South Asian Literature Festival: A cultural celebration
The third South Asian Literature Festival opens on 1 November with a weekend of events at the Bush Theatre in London.
Rita, Sue and Bob again!
After a 2011 sell-out run,
Rita, Sue & Bob Too!
returns to St Helens Theatre Royal from October 17 to 26.
Idina for Manchester in October
Tony Award-winning star Idina Menzel will play one night at Manchester's Palace Theatre on Wednesday October 17.
Lowry Studio recognised with Peter Brook nomination
The ground-breaking work by Porl Cooper and his team at the Studio space within The Lowry arts centre in Salford has been given national recognition in its nomination for a prestigious award.
Autumn at The Place
This autumn sees 15 dance performances, seminars, youth dance works and multi-media dance projects at The Place, the centre for contemporary dance.
Michael Clark Company new work at the Barbican
This October, Barbican artistic associate Michael Clark Company presents a double bill of new work with music by Relaxed Muscle and Scritti Politti.
Richard Alston Dance Company autumn tour
Richard Alston Dance Company’s autumn tour 2012 sees the company’s ten dancers taking the stage for 16 performances throughout UK and in the US.
Round-up of regional productions week beginning Sunday October 7.
What's on in the region this week
Winner of Papatango Playwriting Competition announced
Papatango Theatre Company in association with London's Finborough Theatre has announced the winner of its 2012 playwriting competition.
Theatre Uncut tackles global issues on stage
Theatre Uncut 2012 will present another "international week of theatrical action" in November featuring works from David Greig, Neil LaBute and others.
Terror 2012 at Soho announces programme
has announced the four horrific plays that will make up this year's festival of horror and Grand Guignol at Soho Theatre.
What's on in the North East
Theatre productions in the North East of England for the week beginning Monday 8th October, 2012