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New season at Cumbria's Old Laundry
The Old Laundry Theatre in Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria has announced its autumn season.
What's on in the region this week.
Tease, no sleaze in burlesque show
The UK's first and only touring burlesque show is coming to Manchester Palace Theatre on September 21.
Juvenile chorus wanted for Woking panto
The New Victoria Theatre, Woking is looking for stars of the juvenile chorus for this years panto production of
Cattrall and Pennington's Anthony and Cleopatra closes Festival Theatre
Antony and Cleopatra
starring Kim Cattrall and Michael Pennington, is the last production in Chichester Festival Theatre before it closes for 18 months.
Paralympic scandal at Chichester Festival Theatre
The end of the Olympics and Paralympics seems an appropriate time to tell the story of the dramatic disqualification scandal at Sydney 2000 which led to the exclusion of learning disabled athletes from Paralympic sport for twelve years.
North West Playwrights cuts script reading service
Manchester-based North West Playwrights, which lost its Arts Council grant last year, is suspending its popular script reading service.
Contact Theatre new season
Manchester's Contact Theatre's autumn and spring listings feature the return of Forced Entertainment a week-long Afrovibes Festival, Queer Contact 2013 and a visit from the great American poet, playwright and civil rights activist Amiri Baraka.
What's on in the North East
Theatre productions in the North East for the week beginning Monday 10th September, 2012
Autumn in Scarborough
Scarborough’s Stephen Joseph Theatre has announced its autumn 2012 season.
Bruntwood at Live
Bruntwood Prize Roadshow
comes to Newcastle’s Live Theatre.
McElderry at Sunderland Empire
Joe McElderry is to appear in a gala performance of
at Sunderland Empire.
What's on in the Midlands this week.
Epstein Theatre announces opening season
Liverpool's new Epstein Theatre has announced its first official season following a £1M refit of the former Neptune Theatre on Hanover Street.
Northampton youngsters to get thrill out of playing vampires
Youngsters in Northampton are being offered the chance to perform in the musical
when the show visits Royal and Derngate on Sunday, 28 October.
Blockbusters take to new Birmingham stage
The Phantom of the Opera
The Lion King
as well as “the world’s largest pantomime” are some of the attractions in the 2012-13 season at Birmingham Hippodrome.
Belgrade celebrates five successful years
Coventry’s Belgrade is holding a series of events and exhibitions to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the theatre’s reopening after a £14 million redevelopment.
What's on in the north west this week.
New Brighton Dome producer announces autumn season
Brighton Dome's new theatre producer Orla Flanagan has announced the venue's autumn season featuring well-known names such as Hugh Hughes, The Paper Cinema and Paines Plough.
Routledge and Digital Theatre launch online performance archive
Leading academic publisher Routledge has teamed up with online content publisher Digital Theatre to create the Routledge Performance Archive.