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Night at the Musicals tour to start in Northampton
Hits from Broadway shows and films will be on offer when London Musical Theatre Orchestra takes
A Night at the Musicals
on tour, opening at Northampton’s Royal and Derngate in autumn 2019.
ENB promotions and new joiners for new season
Tamara Rojo CBE, Artistic Director of English National Ballet, has announced promotions within the company and new joiners for the 2019/2020 season.
Dance Consortium presents Acosta Evolution tour
Dance Consortium has announced a new spring 2020 tour dates for
across the UK for Carlos Acosta's Cuban company Acosta Danza.
Five Northampton shows get London transfers
Northampton’s Royal and Derngate is celebrating a run of London transfers, with five productions making their way to the capital—three of them in the West End.
Imagineer builds Bridge to bring communities together
An outdoor experience produced by Coventry-based Imagineer Productions,
is to host “pop-up events and happenings that bring people together in new and playful ways”.
Round-up of regional productions opening week beginning Sunday July 28.
Second Atack at The Lowry
Emily Atack is bringing her comedy show
Talk Thirty To Me
back to The Lowry.
A Menace in Manchester
Dennis & Gnasher Unleashed!
comes to the Palace Theatre Manchester.
Lucy-Mae's sweet success in Mr Stink
Lucy-Mae Beacock was just nine when chosen to play Matilda in the RSC production of
Matilda the Musical
Lucy Ellinson 'bends each corporal agent' to Macbeth
Royal Exchange in Manchester's
sees actor Lucy Ellinson take on the title role.
Rocking You in Manchester again
A new tour of Queen and Ben Elton’s musical
We Will Rock You
returns to Manchester’s Palace Theatre.
Roy Hudd backs comedy drama
Comedian and entertainer Roy Hudd has given his backing to an open-air production and coming to Lytham Hall.
Polar bear on the loose
A polar bear’s loose in Lancaster’s Dukes Theatre this September in an adaptation of a Raymond Briggs book.
Savvy Talawa at Fairfield Halls
Fairfield Halls reopens in September as part of Croydon's cultural quarter with both Savvy Theatre Company and Talawa as companies in residence.
Octagon seeking 24 young cast members
Octagon Theatre Bolton is looking to cast 24 young people for the 2019 festive production of
Beryl on her bike to Bolton
tells the inspiring story of unsung sporting hero Beryl Burton, a British cyclist who dominated cycle racing in the 1950s-60s.
HOME-made for Edinburgh
Manchester’s HOME arts centre has created a number of shows to be performed at this year’s Edinburgh Festivals, with productions in both the International event and the Festival Fringe.
Stars named for 'Jamie' tour to Salford
Layton Williams and Shane Richie star in
Everybody's Talking About Jamie
at The Lowry in Salford next year.
Final Keswick studio show opens
The final studio show of Theatre by the Lake’s 2019 summer season,
Guards at the Taj
, opens August 8.
Lost Boys opens Unity autumn season
Opening Unity’s 2019 autumn season in Liverpool is
from National Youth Theatre.