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Former monk sketches his view of life
A former monk who gave up his vow of chastity in his pursuit of love has created a new comedy sketch show
If The Cap Fits
X marks a part in Hairspray
’s Marcus Collins will join stars Mark Benton and Lucy Benjamin on
’s forthcoming UK and Ireland tour.
Issues at stake in Asylum of Grace
Asylum Of Grace
will première at Manchester’s Three Minute Theatre from December 13-15.
Kneehigh brings Steptoe & Son to Liverpool
Kneehigh reinvents a classic comedy when
Steptoe and Son
comes to Liverpool Playhouse.
Keswick rolls out a careers carpet
Earlier this month Theatre by the Lake in Keswick was filled with young people.
Bard scholars get their own reward
Schoolchildren from across the district will be descending on The Dukes in Lancaster next month.
Flying carpet invite for children
Manchester’s Library Theatre has launched a storytelling competition for children aged 7-11.
The Rocky Horror Show 40th anniversary tour
A new 40th anniversary production opens in December
Sarah Brigham appointed Derby artistic director
Derby Theatre has announced that Sarah Brigham is to be its first artistic director.
Attenborough steps down from Almeida
Michael Attenboroigh has announced that he will step down from his post as artistic director of the Almeida Theatre after eleven years.
Olivier Awards return to Royal Opera House for 2013
The 2013 Olivier Awards will once again be presented in a lavish ceremony at London's Royal Opera House.
What's on in the region this week
Everyword Festival back in Liverpool
Everyword Festival returns with inspiring new stories at Liverpool Playhouse and beyond.
Write Now right here in Liverpool
Liverpool's annual one-act playwright competition launches its search for submissions.
Homotopia returns to Liverpool
For its ninth year Homotopia returns to Liverpool this autumn.
Amercan Idiot heads for Manchester
Smash-hit and critically acclaimed musical
is coming to Manchester for two weeks in November.
Lowry has a Situation...
The Situation Room
puts the audience in the driving seat, from Tuesday October 30 to Friday November 2.
Importance for Coliseum
Oscar Wilde’s theatrical masterpiece
The Importance of Being Earnest
tours to Oldham Coliseum.
Dial M for ultimate guilty pleasure
The ultimate guilty pleasure play is back!
Cupcakes and Carousels come round again
There’s still time to catch
Cupcakes and Carousels
nominated for the North West Playwrights best new play award 2011.