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Grand night of comedy
The Grand Theatre in Blackpool is to host the final of the BBC Radio 2 New Comedy Awards.
Rob's Losers a winner
Rob Johnston's play
Fencing for Losers
has been selected for Theatre Games, an Olympics-inspired theatre event that will be staged in Soho.
One Hound in Two Guv'nors for Lowry
Rufus Hound will lead the cast, playing the role of Francis Henshall, in
One Man, Two Guvnors
, when it arrives at The Lowry in Salford in the New Year.
City's knowledge in Quarantine
Salford-based Quarantine is making an innovative knowledge-sharing project with the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester.
Curtain up on new Library Theatre site
Proposals for a new arts and leisure cultural destination at the 20-acre First Street site have been approved by Manchester City Council.
Tringe needs you!
Preston's fringe theatre festival, The Preston Tringe, is after volunteers.
Performances around the region from week beginning Sunday July 1.
Shakespeare Sonnets app from Faber and Touch
Touch Press and Faber have followed up their app of Eliot's
The Waste Land
with another offering form iPad users featuring the sonnets of William Shakespeare.
What's on in the North East
Theatre productions in the North East for the week beginning Monday 2nd July, 2012
Yvonne Arnaud search for a new play
The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford is on a creative quest, searching for a brand new play to take to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2013.
Chichester's Theatre on the Fly season underway
At Chichester Festival Theatre, the 50th Anniversary year is in full swing and the newly constructed, and temporary, Theatre on the Fly has begun productions.
Cast Announced for NE Edfringe Show
The cast has been announced for the Live Theatre/Murmur production
at the Edinburgh Fringe.
London-based theatre maker wins international award for puppet work
Jonathan Storey has won this year's Arlyn Award for Outstanding Design in Puppet Theatre.
WNO's first Buck House Royal Gala
Member's of the Welsh National Opera performed their first Royal Gala at Buckingham Palace last week before Prince Charles and more than 200 guests.
Manchester's 24:7 Theatre Festival launches
Leading Manchester new writing event the 24:7 Theatre Festival officially launched this year's programme at the Comedy Store in Manchester last week.
Unity & Hansel & Gretel
Unity Theatre has announced its 2012/13 Christmas show will be Hansel and Gretel.
One night with Tony Bennett
One-night shows at the Palace and Opera House venues in Manchester through July include Tony Bennett.
A Grand National winner
Blackpool's Grand Theatre is to receive regular Arts Council funding.
Sisters doing it for themselves
Writing and producing together for the first time, sisters Sarah and Becky Adams are heading to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Haha for DaDa!
DaDaFest 2012 brings three hilarious shows at Liverpool's Unity Theatre.