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Steve gets to act Dumb
Steve Huison joins the cast of Oldham Coliseum Theatre's production of Dumb Show at the Grange Arts Centre in June.
Writing festival for Oldham
Oldham Coliseum Theatre, in association with Manchester's 24:7 Theatre Festival and North West Playwrights, presents Wordsmith12, a new writing festival, from next Friday.
Musicians go up the wall
Lancaster University campus has exciting and unexpected events popping up all over the place from Tuesday.
Sadler's Wells presents 9th International Festival of Hip Hop Dance Theatre
Sadler's Wells will present the Ninth International Festival of Hip Hop Dance Theatre for the May bank holiday weekend.
Eyre directs Dear première for Almeida Festival
Richard Eyre will return to the Almeida Theatre to direct Nick Dear's new play
The Dark Earth and the Light Sky
as part of the Almeida Festival 2012.
Criterion Playing the Games to première new plays in afternoons
London's Criterion Theatre will present
Playing the Games
in July and August featuring theatre premières alongside interviews with leading Olympians and other performances.
HighTide Festival 2012
This year's HighTide Festival at Halesworth in Suffolk will feature Juliet Stevenson, Griff Rhys Jones and stars of
Sadler's Wells co-ordinates North London Big Dance events
Sadler's Wells will act as the North London hub for the Big Dance events happening across the UK from London Legacy Trust UK, a spin-off to the London 2012 Festival and the Olympics.
Mayfesto new theatre festival for Glasgow
Mayfesto is a new theatre festival for Glasgow focusing on contemporary issues that will run at the Tron Theatre from 1 to 19 May.
Royal Lyceum 2012/13 season
Edinburgh's Royal Lyceum Theatre has announced a 2012-13 season on its own stage and across Scotland and the UK.
Weston's Covering McKellen wins Theatre Book Prize
Actor David Weston's book
about working as an understudy to Sir Ian McKellen at the RSC has won the 2012 Theatre Book Prize from the Society for Theatre Research.
NToS national tours of Prudencia Hart and Black Watch
The National Theatre of Scotland has announced new international tours of its hit productions of
The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart
by David Greig and
by Gregory Burke.
WSF: RSC launches World Shakespeare Festival with Ravenhill sonnet
The Royal Shakespeare Company launched its World Shakespeare Festival on the date that Shakespeare's birthday is celebrated with a new sonnet from RSC writer in residence Mark Ravenhill.
Summer in Durham
Durham's Gala Theatre has announced its programme for summer 2012.
What's on in the region.
Kenneth gets frocks again for 29th Nottingham Playhouse panto
Legendary Kenneth Alan Taylor will return to the stage this Christmas as Nurse Nelly Noggins in
Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood
at Nottingham Playhouse.
Festival season beckons in Buxton
Buxton Opera House is gearing up for a busy summer season
Death of former Nottingham Playhouse artistic director
Former Nottingham Playhouse artistic director Val May has died aged 84.
Best new dance category gong for Leicester’s Curve
Leicester theatre Curve has been acknowledged at the Olivier awards for the first time.
Derelict Derby theatre 'can be rebuilt' - study
An architects' study has said a theatre in Derby that was wrecked when builders moved in could be rebuilt - but it would cost £15million.