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Rita, Sue and Bob again!
After a 2011 sell-out run,
Rita, Sue & Bob Too!
returns to St Helens Theatre Royal from October 17 to 26.
Idina for Manchester in October
Tony Award-winning star Idina Menzel will play one night at Manchester's Palace Theatre on Wednesday October 17.
Lowry Studio recognised with Peter Brook nomination
The ground-breaking work by Porl Cooper and his team at the Studio space within The Lowry arts centre in Salford has been given national recognition in its nomination for a prestigious award.
Autumn at The Place
This autumn sees 15 dance performances, seminars, youth dance works and multi-media dance projects at The Place, the centre for contemporary dance.
Michael Clark Company new work at the Barbican
This October, Barbican artistic associate Michael Clark Company presents a double bill of new work with music by Relaxed Muscle and Scritti Politti.
Richard Alston Dance Company autumn tour
Richard Alston Dance Company’s autumn tour 2012 sees the company’s ten dancers taking the stage for 16 performances throughout UK and in the US.
Round-up of regional productions week beginning Sunday October 7.
What's on in the region this week
Winner of Papatango Playwriting Competition announced
Papatango Theatre Company in association with London's Finborough Theatre has announced the winner of its 2012 playwriting competition.
Theatre Uncut tackles global issues on stage
Theatre Uncut 2012 will present another "international week of theatrical action" in November featuring works from David Greig, Neil LaBute and others.
Terror 2012 at Soho announces programme
has announced the four horrific plays that will make up this year's festival of horror and Grand Guignol at Soho Theatre.
What's on in the North East
Theatre productions in the North East of England for the week beginning Monday 8th October, 2012
Good vibes from South Africa drama and dance in Nottingham
Afrovibes—a “biennial festival of cutting-edge theatre, dance, music and spoken word from South Africa and beyond”—tours to Nottingham’s Lakeside Arts Centre this week.
Nottingham venue opens its doors to mark 30th anniversary
Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall will be holding an open day on Saturday (13 October) as part of its 30th anniversary celebrations.
Belgrade set to reap rewards from diversifying
Commercial enterprises at Coventry’s Belgrade have realised £350,000 in the past year and almost £1 million since 2007, according to the theatre’s annual report.
REP looks for talent to “set the stage alight”
Birmingham REP is looking for West Midlands-based writers, directors and theatre-makers to be part of its new artist development programme, REP Foundry.
Rapunzel: New Dance Version to Tour
Choreographer Liv Lorent and Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy collaborate on a new dance version of
Cracking open Champloo at Blackpool Grand
The Grand in Blackpool presents a multi-media performance by an award-winning dance company.
Hip Hop dance show heads North
ZooNation brings the Olivier award-nominated
Some Like It Hip Hop
to the North West for the first time.
'Carrie on' set in a Scottish school
A play about telekinesis, set in a Scottish school, is coming to Liverpool Unity Theatre and Manchester Contact Theatre.