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New Vic mad about Thomas Hardy adaptation
Thomas Hardy’s most popular story which was also his first major literary success gets the New Vic treatment this week in a new adaptation.
Two world premieres in Northampton’s ‘exciting season’
Billed as “one of the most exciting seasons of work that Northampton’s Royal and Derngate has ever staged”,
Festival of Chaos
starts this month with two world premieres.
Regional round-up for week beginning Sunday May 13.
What's on in the North East
Theatre productions in the North East in the week beginning Monday 14th May
Epstein Theatre opens for business
The Liverpool Arts and Media world gathered to toast the re-opening of one of city's long lost jewels.
Liverpool Arabic Arts Festival
Liverpool Arabic Arts Festival, the only festival of its kind in the UK, returns this July.
Audiences play their part
A new way of making theatre is being rolled out across three regional venues over the next few weeks.
Croydon Warehouse goes into administration
Croydon's Warehouse Theatre has been placed into administration following cuts to its funding, threatening it with its closure as it approaches its 35th birthday.
Wicked partners new anti-bullying charity
West End show
has partnered with new anti-bullying charity The Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation.
Vicky Featherstone becomes first female Royal Court artistic director
National Theatre of Scotland artistic director Vicky Featherstone will succeed Dominic Cooke at the Royal Court Theatre in London from next April.
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