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Christmas Carol for the Grand
Ballet Theatre UK embark on a magical journey at the Grand Theatre, Blackpool next month.
Curtain Up on the new Coliseum
After months of extensive refurbishment, Oldham Coliseum Theatre re-opens at the end of October.
Aha Jem lad . . . at the Dukes
Audiences will be transported to Treasure Island via Morecambe Bay this Christmas at The Dukes in Lancaster.
Lancaster celebrates its cut!
A canalside stroll is on offer in Lancaster over two evenings later this month.
Love, life and death at The Lowry
Opera North faces up to mortality this November with three new productions at The Lowry.
Royal Exchange's youth legacy
The Royal Exchange in Manchester is launching a permanent company for young people to work in all aspects of theatre.
Round-up of regional productions from week beginning Sunday October 14.
What's on in the North East
Theatre productions in the North East in the week beginning Monday 15th October, 2012
I, Cinna (the poet) goes on line
's least known character encourages young people to write
Voting is live for the h.Club 100
The public casts its vote for innovators, visionaries and pioneers.
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.