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Kids Week sells more than 42,000 tickets in 24 hours
The Society of London Theatre's Kids Week, this year celebrating its 15th birthday, sold a record 42,232 tickets in the first 24 hours that they went on sale this week.
Christmas at Sadler's Wells
Sadler's Wells has announced its programme of productions for Christmas 2012.
Emerick hooks up with Buxton panto
Louis Emerick will play Captain Hook and Glen Davies his sidekick Smee in
, the panto at Buxton Opera House this Christmas.
Gwen speeds back to Derby in Driving Miss Daisy
Derby-born actress Gwen Taylor, who last month made her first appearance on the Derby Theatre stage for 14 years in Michael Morpurgo’s
The Butterfly Lion
, has wasted no time in booking her return.
Leicester roadshow for anyone who cares about theatre
A free, two-day event which “could reshape the theatre landscape” is being held this week at Curve, Leicester.
The Queen Honours Live People
Two people associated with Newcastle's Live Theatre have been honoured in the Queen's Birthday Honours List
Stake your place in Pride pageant
Organisers of the Liverpool Pride Festival have announced the route of this year's parade.
Cinders for the Epstein
The Liverpool Epstein Theatre stages the greatest fairytale of them all,
, bringing back traditional pantomime to the old Neptune stage.
Coming of age for Pauline - and Shirley
St Helens Theatre Royal announce the only 2012 UK performances of Willy Russell's
Lining up for Lion King
Disney has announced the cast for the first ever UK tour of the award-winning musical The Lion King, which comes to Manchester Palace Theatre on December 1.
Opera at the Dukes
The third annual season of Glyndebourne Opera is being screened at the Dukes cinema in Lancaster from June-August.
Up-and-coming in Liverpool
Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse is currently staging Alan Ayckbourn's comic trilogy The Norman Conquests.
The Theatres Trust People’s Choice Award 2012
It was announced at the Association of British Theatre Technicians cs how today that entry for this award is now open
National Awards for Stage Management
The Stage Management Association Awards were announced at the ABTT Theatre Show.
Original Hair stars Tobias and Nicholas to join benefit performance
Two stars of the original 1968 West End cast of the musical
, Oliver Tobias and Paul Nicholas, wiill appear in the special fundraiser performance for Help For Heroes on 1 July.
Southern Railway donates £1,000 to Crawley dance
The Sussex train operator Southern Railway has donated £1,000 sponsoring the Crawley Urban Dance Xplosion.
The Hawth goes al fresco
The Hawth at Crawley is going al fresco with theatrical productions taking to the Amphitheatre stage.
Chichester casting news
Chichester Festival Theatre has announced confirmed casting for George Bernard Shaw’s
Guildford Shakespeare Company begins outdoor summer season
The Guildford Shakespeare Company begins its outdoor summer season in Guildford’s Castle Gardens from 14 to 30 June.
Yvonne Arnaud looking for girls for panto chorus
The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre at Guildford is looking for 24 enthusiastic girls, under the age of 16 years to perform on stage as part of the juvenile chorus in this year’s pantomime.