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Another NTC Bid Fails
Northumberland Theatre Company (NTC) has had another Arts Council funding bid rejected
Nominations announced for 10th Critics' Awards for Theatre in Scotland
The nominations for the tenth Critics' Awards for Theatre in Scotland were announced today.
Shenton starts new Favourite Songs series at Soho for Theatrical Guild
Theatre critic Mark Shenton will start a new series of interviews titled
These Are A Few of My Favourite Songs
at Soho Theatre this month featuring leading figures from the world of theatre.
Utopia Casting Announced
Casting for the Soho Theatre/Live Theatre, Newcastle, production
has been announced.
Sadler's Wells streams hip hop Breakin' Convention live on Bank Holiday Monday
Sadler's Wells will live stream its hip hop dance festival
on 7 May via The Space.
27-year-old actor missing—appeals from police and friends
A 27-year-old actor has gone missing, and police and friends are appealing for anyone who has seen him to get in touch with them.
What's on in the region this week.
Baddie Larry hooks up for Derby panto
Larry Lamb, former
villain and Gavin’s dad in
Gavin and Stacey
, will headline Derby LIVE’s Christmas production, playing Captain Hook in
The Pantomime Adventures of Peter Pan
Belgrade scores again with FA Cup play
Coventry Belgrade’s production
We Love You City
is getting a replay to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Coventry City’s winning the FA Cup.
Round-up of regional productions week beginning Sunday May 6
What's on in the North East
Theatre productions in the North East for the week beginning Monday 7th May, 2012.
Actress in Northampton premiere gets Tony nomination
Staff at Northampton’s Royal and Derngate will be keeping their fingers crossed next month when Tracie Bennett aims to win a Tony Award for best performance by an actress in a play.
Derby Theatre gets Arts Council funding - but on smaller scale
Arts Council East Midlands has awarded Derby Theatre £923,000 over the next three years which will help the venue to stage three in-house productions per year.
Another Live Theatre West End Transfer
The Live Theatre/Soho Theatre production of
A Walk On Part
is to transfer to the West End
Dukes can play out again
After a year's ‘rest' The Dukes in Lancaster is to present outdoor walkabout theatre again next year.
Manchester Fringe launch
Television's ‘Allo ‘Allo star Arthur Bostrom has praised the collaboration of artists from the worlds of drama, music, dance, visual arts and comedy at the inaugural Greater Manchester Fringe taking place in July 2012.
Joining in the Big Dance
This summer the UK will be in the midst of dance fever as the national programme, Big Dance 2012, hits cities across the country
Right Royal line-up
Pint pulling, a friendly fireman, and six guys hopefully leaving their hats on feature in the St Helens Theatre Royal May line-up.
24:7 runners and riders
This year's ten 24:7 Festival productions and their writers have been announced for this year's July event:
Pushing the boat out in Keswick
Two plays by masters of their respective theatre forms open at Theatre by the Lake in Keswick later this month.