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Lowry puts a face on your smile
The Lowry aims to put a smile on the faces of its gallery visitors when a photography exhibition from the National Portrait Gallery arrives at the Salford arts centre from the end of September.
Whyman to Join RSC
Erica Whyman is to join the Royal Shakespeare Company as Deputy Artistic Director
Hope springs annually!
The seventh annual Hope Street Feast will take place in Liverpool on September 16.
Playhouse's world premiere
Casting has been announced for the next world première in Liverpool's Playhouse Studio.
An Andy man for St Helens' Cinderella
St Helens Theatre Royal announce the return of Coronation Street's Andy McDonald, when Nick Cochrane will join a star-studded cast in their forthcoming Christmas pantomime.
A Tringe to remember
Ten days to remember . . . that's the promise from the Preston Tringe 2012.
Playwrights' Studio Scotland seeks 6 new playwrights
Playwrights' Studio, Scotland is inviting applications for its 2012-2013 mentoring scheme.
Boyd announces final season at RSC
Michael Boyd has announced his final season as artistic director of the Royal Shakespeare Company.
What's on in the North East
Theatre productions in the North East in the week beginning Monday 16th July, 2012
Round-up of regional productions for week beginning Sunday July 15.
What's on in the region this week.
Brecht's dramatic works to be available online
The dramatic works of Bertolt Brecht wil be available electronically for the first time through Drama Online when it launches next spring.
September to December at Live
Newcastle's Live Theatre has announced its programme from September to December 2012
Rebecca goes to the ball in Stoke panto
Stoke’s Regent Theatre has announced more of the cast for this year’s panto
Welcome for Matt who programmes new Warwick season
New head of programme and audiences Matt Burman has put together his first season for Warwick Arts Centre at Coventry which is “brimming full of events to delight audiences of all ages”.
Bolan musical joins Coventry writer’s drama at Belgrade
Coventry’s Belgrade Theatre has announced its new autumn season which includes a musical about pop star Marc Bolan and Coventry writer Geoff Thompson’s latest drama.
Hippodrome brings back workshops for young carers
Birmingham Hippodrome’s summer workshops for young carers are to return to the theatre for a sixth year.
Jo hopes to create right effects at the New Vic
Artist Jo Bannon is gearing up to present
, an exploration of the technique of creating sound effects for film, at Newcastle-under-Lyme’s New Vic Theatre.
Frank serves up Shakespeare sequels in Birmingham
Birmingham’s contribution to the World Shakespeare Festival is two sequels written by award-winning Birmingham playwright Frank Bramwell.
Buxton Fringe highlights
Highlights of the week commencing 14 July at the Bixton Festival Fringe.