British Theatre Guide
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Best in line for Best theatre award
A Liverpool actress has been nominated for Theatre Awards UK.
Knit wits world premiere for Blackpool
The stage set for Manchester-based LipService Theatre’s new production is currently being knitted.
Jasmin Vardimon at the Lowry
One of Britain's leading female choreographers brings her new work to the Lowry in Salford.
Arts Council backing for Johnny Come Lately
Arts Council England is supporting the creation of a new show at the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester and Unity Theatre in Liverpool.
Wayne McGregor back in Liverpool
Wayne McGregor returns to Liverpool Playhouse with anatomy defying choreography.
Royal Exchange stages captioned performances
Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre is introducing Stagetext captioned performances for each of its productions.
Running in new version of classic in Liverpool
Pilot Theatre stages a new adaptation of
The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner
at Liverpool Playhouse.
War Horse saddles up for Lowry run
The Lowry in Salford will stage a nine-week run of the award-winning
Contentious issue for Dukes performance
In 2010 Chris Larner accompanied his chronically ill ex-wife to Switzerland’s Dignitas clinic... and came home with an empty wheelchair.
Articulate Elbow at Royal Exchange
A newly-formed Manchester theatre company brings its debut show to The Studio at the Royal Exchange Theatre as part of a national tour.
Access all ages at Lancaster's Dukes Theatre
The Dukes in Lancaster is working with Age UK Lancashire to offer older people and their families increased access to the arts.
Restless desire in Lakeland
Theatre by the Lake in Keswick, Cumbria, is to stage the world première of a new adaptation of Rogue Herries, Hugh Walpole’s epic tale of restless desire set in north Cumbria.
Ockham's Razor makes Lancaster return
Ockham's Razor is returning to Lancaster university from October 20-24 when its second full-length performance will again use aerial movement to create atmospheric physical theatre.
Ladykillers performance dedicated to Herbert Lom
A performance of the stage version of
in Canterbury last week was dedicated to the actor Herbert Lom.
Puppetry in Opera at Barbican and Central
The Puppet Centre, a development agency for the art of puppetry will present a two-day event at the Barbican and Central School of Speech and Drama in November.
Yvonne Arnaud in October
The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Gulldford opens the national tours of
Driving Miss Daisy
and Ayckbourn’s 76th play
Winter at The Hawth
The Hawth‘s winter season has been unveiled and presents a selection of live entertainment, film, exhibitions and plenty of reasons to ‘come in from the cold and keep warm in the new-look theatre’.
Calendar Girls charity gala
charity gala will be on Sunday 7 October at the Royal Albert Hall, London.
Chichester's five TMA nominations
Chichester Festival Theatre has five contenders in this year’s Theatre Management Association Awards.
What's on in the North East
Theatre productions in the North East for the week beginning Monday 1st October, 2012