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More awards for Lowry
The Lowry in Salford is now recognised for both its ‘Excellent' visitor experience and ‘Gold-Standard' restaurant.
Coronation Street musical postpones remainder of arena tour
The arena tour of
Street of Dreams
has been postponed by the producers after its opening in Manchester last week.
New Live Play Set to Inspire
Newcastle's Live Theatre and new company Murmur gain the London 2012 Inspire Mark for
What's on in the region this week.
Lost Boys needed for Buxton Christmas show
Buxton Opera House will soon be recruiting young talent for this year’s Christmas production
Stoke theatre starts search for top talent
The Regent Theatre in Stoke has announced that its talent search,
Stoke’s Top Talent
, is back.
Leicester gets three firsts in Curve’s autumn season
Two world premieres, a UK premiere and the opening of a major tour are some of the highlights of the autumn season at Leicester’s Curve.
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.