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Jason Manford confirmed to star in Producers tour
By Theo Bosanquet · 24 Oct 2014

Manford will play Leo Bloom in Mel Brooks' iconic comedy musical

Catherine Love: In theatre, simple is often best
By Catherine Love · 21 Oct 2014

David Cromer's take on Our Town and Katie Mitchell's Cherry Orchard prove that, sometimes, nothing beats simplicity in the theatre

Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse do the double at UK Theatre Awards
By Ben Hewis · 20 Oct 2014

Hosted by Michael Xavier, the awards are a celebration of the work of UK Theatre (formerly TMA) member theatres

Lynda Bellingham dies from cancer aged 66
By Theo Bosanquet · 20 Oct 2014

Bellingham was diagnosed last year before she was due to appear in A Passionate Woman in Sheffield

Leading Ladies: Lesley Manville - 'I'm not shy about being raw'
By Michael Coveney · 17 Oct 2014

Leading Ladies is a brand new series, in partnership with photographer Darren Bell, profiling some of the most iconic women in theatre. We start with Lesley Manville in an exclusive shoot at the Century Club

Catch 22 (Northern Stage)
By John Dixon · 26 Apr 2014

Joseph Heller's 1961 novel, Catch 22, has proved notoriously difficult to adapt for the stage. Northern Stage in Newcastle make the latest attempt

Sing Something Simple (Tour - Cast, Doncaster)
By Ron Simpson · 14 Mar 2014

Dark Horses' production featuring professional actors and learning disabled acting students avoids earnestness to deliver a "feel-good" evening.

Kindertransport (Brighton)
By Maxwell Cooter · 27 Nov 2013

Andrew Hall's UK tour of Diane Samuels' Kindertransport opened at the Theatre Royal Brighton last week

Githa (York)
By WhatsOnStage Reviewer · 29 May 2013
It is not difficult to understand the success at last year's Edinburgh Festival of writer/performer Hannah Davies' one-woman play, Githa, directed by Peter Darney for the Flanagan Collective. ...
A Wondrous Place (Sheffield)
By Ruth Kilner · 27 May 2013
A Wondrous Place is a celebration of all things northern and seeks to challenge the gritty, downtrodden stereotypes sometimes associated with cities Newcastle, Liverpool, Manchester and the ...