Touring theatre podcast episodes
Touring News – January 2020Sandra Giorgetti looks at the tours that take to the road next month including the first tour from Cardiff's The Other Room with a trio of dystopian dramas, a gender-swapped classic Faustus: That Damned Woman and the last of Luke Wright's trilogy The Remains of Logan Dankworth.
Christmas in the North WestA look at the pantos, musicals, family shows and other theatre productions that will be playing in the North West over the festive period.
Merseyside author's home gets blue plaqueThe new stage production of Helen Forrester’s By The Waters Of Liverpool opens at the New Brighton Floral Pavilion in Wirral.
Women's soccer scores in new playMikron Theatre will be premièring Amanda Whittington’s new play Atalanta Forever which looks at the story of pioneering women in football.
Change at the top at NTCGillian Hambleton retires from Northumberland Theatre Company and her successor is named.
Louise Jameson to direct Hawdon's RevengeA new production of Robin Hawdon's psychological thriller Revenge, presented by the Crime and Comedy Theatre Company, will open at Greenwich Theatre before touring nationally.
Ute Lemper's Manchester date for UK tourUte Lemper is to tour the UK with Ute Lemper: Rendezvous With Marlene.
Soap stars throw a Birthday PartyTristan Gemmill and Michelle Collins to star in Harold Pinter's comedy The Birthday Party at The Lowry in Salford.
Buddy headed back to LowryBuddy—The Buddy Holly Story will celebrate its 30th anniversary year on a UK-wide tour.
More room for Blackpool RockQueen and Ben Elton’s hit musical We Will Rock You is set to rock the Opera House in Blackpool.
Several nights with Reg aheadKevin Elyot's landmark play My Night with Reg tours across five venues in 2020, opening at The Lowry in Salford in January.
A Sunny Afternoon in resortSunny Afternoon will return for its second UK tour in 2020, stopping off in Blackpool September.
Huggins monologue to go on short tourForced Entertainment is to take To Move in Time, a monologue written by Tim Etchells for Tyrone Huggins, on a short tour in 2020.
Paper Birds to tour new show Ask Me AnythingThe Paper Birds is to tour Ask Me Anything, a new immersive show featuring real-life verbatim stories in which actors become agony aunts for young people.
Fuel welcomes in the 2020s with a "celebration of unity in difference"Director Kate McGrath has announced the new Fuel season for 2020 which she has described as "a clarion call for a decade of empathy and a celebration of unity in difference."
9 to 5 x 2020 = new tour!9 to 5 The Musical will return for another tour in 2020, visiting Manchester Palace Theatre.
BRB to tour Swan LakeBirmingham Royal Ballet’s Swan Lake, first created in 1981 by Sir Peter Wright and Galina Samsova, will tour the UK together with First Steps and Swan Lake Dreams.
Dreamgirls have a Blackpool Illuminations dateDreamgirls embarks on its first-ever UK tour next year, coming to Blackpool Opera House.
Red carpet Knights around the regionPilot Theatre will next year stage the world première of an adaptation of Alex Wheatle’s award-winning novel Crongton Knights.
The Living Dead to rise againImitating the dog stages a shot-for-shot stage recreation of George A Romero’s classic 1968 zombie movie Night of The Living Dead.
Everybody's Talking About cast additionsShobna Gulati and George Sampson join the cast of Everybody's Talking About Jamie when it plays The Lowry in Salford.
Third black production from Eclipse premières in CoventryEclipse Theatre and Coventry’s Belgrade have announced the cast for their co-production of Janice Okoh’s The Gift, the third show to emerge from Eclipse’s Revolution Mix movement.
Curtains: A Musical Whodunnit
Dan Looney, Adam Paulden and Jason Haigh-Ellery for DLAP Entertainment, Sally...
Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical
Mark Goucher, Jason Donovan, Gavin Kalin, Matthew Gale, Laurence Myers in ass...
The Lyric, Theatre Royal Plymouth
Band of Gold
Joshua Andrews and Rollem Productions in association with Kilimanjaro Theatri...
Theatre Royal, Nottingham
Horrible Histories Horrible Christmas
Birmingham Stage Company and Derby Theatre
Opera House, Blackpool
1927, Edinburgh International Festival, HOME Manchester, Spoleto Festival USA...
The Famous Four And a Half Go Wild In Thetford Forest
Sir John Mills Theatre, Ipswich
We Will Rock You, The Musical
Queen Theatrical Productions, Phil Mcintyre Entertainments, Tribeca Theatrica...
The Lyric, Theatre Royal Plymouth
I’m a Phoenix, Bitch
Battersea Arts Centre, Arts Centre Melbourne and Attenborough Centre for the ...