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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.
Much ado about Indian summer at the RSC
Paul Bhattacharjee and Meera Syal will play Benedick and Beatrice in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s latest production of
Much Ado about Nothing
which is set in modern-day India.
Round-up of regional productions beginning Sunday July 22.
What's on in the North East
Theatre productions in the North East for the week beginning Monday 23rd July, 2012
Panto News: July 2012
Simon Sladen brings you his 6th Panto blog of the season as he reveals Pantoland's latest news.
Archbishop Gives Mysteries his Blessing
The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, visits the set of the York Mystery Plays
Lowry puts a face on your smile
The Lowry aims to put a smile on the faces of its gallery visitors when a photography exhibition from the National Portrait Gallery arrives at the Salford arts centre from the end of September.
Whyman to Join RSC
Erica Whyman is to join the Royal Shakespeare Company as Deputy Artistic Director
Hope springs annually!
The seventh annual Hope Street Feast will take place in Liverpool on September 16.
Playhouse's world premiere
Casting has been announced for the next world première in Liverpool's Playhouse Studio.
An Andy man for St Helens' Cinderella
St Helens Theatre Royal announce the return of Coronation Street's Andy McDonald, when Nick Cochrane will join a star-studded cast in their forthcoming Christmas pantomime.
A Tringe to remember
Ten days to remember . . . that's the promise from the Preston Tringe 2012.