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Glasgow Tron announces new season
Tron Theatre in Glasgow has announced its autumn season, from a new James Joyce adaptation to an all-female
A Christmas Carol
Filmed version of Kursk to be available free on The Space
A film version of the play
about the Russian submarine disaster in August 2000 will be available to view for free on arts digital media service The Space from 1 August.
North East Crew Breaks into Edinburgh
North East-based b-boy (breakdance) crew, Bad Taste Cru, make their Edinburgh Fringe debut.
The North East at the Fringe
Productions from the North East at the 2012 Edinburgh Fringe
City fringe fest to Tuesday
The Greater Manchester Fringe Festival continues until Tuesday.
'Chalky' for Hairspray
Mark Benton will lead the cast of award-winning musical comedy
when the UK and Ireland tour opens at The Lowry next February.
Mousetrap in Manchester
comes to the Opera House in Manchester in October.
Haunting at the Lowry
David Robb stars alongside James Roache in Dickens's thriller
when it comes to the Lowry in Salford in September.
Lost and found at the Octagon
The Octagon Theatre in Bolton is looking for local young people for the festive production of JM Barrie's
Tringe benefits of laughter
Preston Tringe will bring top-quality and up-and-coming comedians to the city's annual fringe festival.
Playing in the park
Lancaster's Williamson Park will still be ringing to the sounds of several productions this summer.
What's on in the region this week.
Grand deal as Ken signs up for Wolverhampton panto
Wolverhampton Grand has announced three more of the cast who will appear in this year’s panto
Jack and the Beanstalk
Curve says hello again to Caroline O’Connor as Dolly
Australian singer and actress Caroline O’Connor, who played Rose in
earlier this year, will return to Leicester’s Curve in the Christmas musical production
Belgrade offers youngsters chance to develop theatre skills
Coventry’s Belgrade is offering two week-long summer schools during the holidays for young people aged eight to 16 to develop their theatre skills.
Ayckbourn, Godber and Dickens help New Vic to celebrate
Comedy from Alan Ayckbourn and John Godber, a portrait of life in a Midlands mining village and a Dickens classic will be served up at Newcastle-under-Lyme’s New Vic as part of its 50th anniversary season.
Open day celebrates Nottingham venue’s 30 years
Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall is throwing open its doors to celebrate its 30th anniversary.
Buxton pulls the strings with two more festivals
Only days after Buxton Festival and Buxton Festival Fringe ended, the Derbyshire spa town will welcome two more major, annual events.
Joe and Patricia delighted to be sent to Coventry
Coventry’s Belgrade has announced that Joe Harmston and Patricia Benecke will be joining the team as creative associates.
Jack brought in to give company new perspectives
East Midlands touring company New Perspectives has announced that Jack McNamara is to be its new artistic director.