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What's on in the North East
Theatre productions in the North East of England for the week beginning Sunday 10th June, 2012
What's on in the region this week.
Derby Theatre hopes to weave magic with Christmas show
is to be the Christmas production at Derby Theatre.
Tulipmania play set to flower in Birmingham
Two examples of financial bubbles bursting are being brought together by Birmingham REP and Stan’s Café in
The Just Price of Flowers
which starts a run this week as part of the REP’s off-site season.
Leicester students to perform complete Shakespeare canon
The University of Leicester and its Students’ Union are to contribute to the Queen’s diamond jubilee celebrations by holding a non-stop Shakespeareathon.
Daldry, Hall and Elton John attend Billy Elliot gala
Elton John, Stephen Daldry and Lee Hall all attended a special gala performance to celebrate the 3,000th performance of
on the West End.
War Horse salutes Queen
Joey from the National Theatre's
saluted the Queen during the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant.
Panto Returns to Sunderland
Sunderland Empire is to stage its first pantomime for two years.
Titanic production for Cathedral
A unique, large-scale, multimedia theatrical event takes place in the heart of Liverpool Cathedral in the autumn, conceived and created by Cut to the Chase Productions artistic director Jen Heyes.
Hitching to Blackpool & Manchester
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
comes to Blackpool Grand Theatre next week and Manchester Opera House next month.
Snow White to 42nd Street
Last year's panto princess, Jenny Jones, returns to The Grand in Blackpool next month in 42nd Street.
Gareth & Jennifer go Blonde
Gareth Gates and Jennifer Ellison are to join the cast of the award-winning hit
Legally Blonde The Musical
The rise and rise of the Octagon
The run of
The Rise and Fall of Little Voice
by Jim Cartwright has been extended at the Octagon Theatre Bolton due to popular demand.
Star role for Russell Grant
Astrologer and Strictly Come Dancing favourite Russell Grant will guest star in the hit musical
What's on in the region in the week beginning 3 June.
More theatres awarded catalyst funding
Arts Council England has awarded two more Midlands theatres grants from its catalyst arts fund.
Tourism award for Leicester’s Curve
Leicester theatre Curve has received a gold tourism award from VisitEngland.
Even more Heartbreak as tour company goes for period pieces
A Midlands theatre company has started a mammoth nationwide tour, with three productions playing a total of 170 outdoor dates over the next three months.
Round-up of regional performances from Sunday June 3.
North East News
Snippets of theatre news from the North East for the week beginning Sunday 3rd June.