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War Horse salutes Queen
Joey from the National Theatre's
saluted the Queen during the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant.
Panto Returns to Sunderland
Sunderland Empire is to stage its first pantomime for two years.
Titanic production for Cathedral
A unique, large-scale, multimedia theatrical event takes place in the heart of Liverpool Cathedral in the autumn, conceived and created by Cut to the Chase Productions artistic director Jen Heyes.
Hitching to Blackpool & Manchester
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
comes to Blackpool Grand Theatre next week and Manchester Opera House next month.
Snow White to 42nd Street
Last year's panto princess, Jenny Jones, returns to The Grand in Blackpool next month in 42nd Street.
Gareth & Jennifer go Blonde
Gareth Gates and Jennifer Ellison are to join the cast of the award-winning hit
Legally Blonde The Musical
The rise and rise of the Octagon
The run of
The Rise and Fall of Little Voice
by Jim Cartwright has been extended at the Octagon Theatre Bolton due to popular demand.
Star role for Russell Grant
Astrologer and Strictly Come Dancing favourite Russell Grant will guest star in the hit musical
What's on in the region in the week beginning 3 June.
More theatres awarded catalyst funding
Arts Council England has awarded two more Midlands theatres grants from its catalyst arts fund.
Tourism award for Leicester’s Curve
Leicester theatre Curve has received a gold tourism award from VisitEngland.
Even more Heartbreak as tour company goes for period pieces
A Midlands theatre company has started a mammoth nationwide tour, with three productions playing a total of 170 outdoor dates over the next three months.
Round-up of regional performances from Sunday June 3.
North East News
Snippets of theatre news from the North East for the week beginning Sunday 3rd June.
What's on in the North East
Theatre productions in the North East for the week beginning Sunday 3rd June, 2012
Hair one-nighter for Help For Heroes
A production of the musical
will come to the Piccadilly Theatre in London for just one night in aid of the Help For Heroes charity.
Northern Stage at the Fringe
This year Newcastle's Northern Stage is to run an Edinburgh Fringe venue focusing on work from across the North of England.
Shaw, Daniels, Glenister, Carvel in next National season
The new season at the National Theatre for the second half of 2012 features appearances from Fiona Shaw, Phil Daniels, Philip Glenister and Bertie Carvel.
Kids Week record 38-show line-up
The 15th year of Kids Week from Society of London Theatre will offer free tickets and activities for a record 38 shows this August.
Full Monty on stage
The Full Monty
, a stage version based on the film, comes to The Lowry in Salford next year ahead of London's West End.