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Monty Python's Spamalot embarks on new UK tour in 2015
By Editorial Staff · 21 Jul 2014 · Nationwide

The new production is directed by Christopher Luscombe and stars Bonnie Langford, Todd Carty and Joe Pasquale

Fun Palaces festival marks Joan Littlewood's 100th birthday
By Theo Bosanquet · 18 Jul 2014 · International

The festival will see over 100 venues and organisations offering a range of free events celebrating art and science

Country or town - which makes for more radical theatre?
By Natasha Tripney · 17 Jul 2014 · Nationwide

Why rural theatre can be just as innovative as its urban cousin

Oldham Coliseum new season includes Willy Russell musical
By Glenn Meads · 16 Jul 2014 · Oldham

Our Day Out is among many other productions in the new season at this popular theatre.

Guest Blog: Theatres need to wise up to their customers
By Clive Humby · 15 Jul 2014 · Nationwide

Clive Humby, who pioneered the Tesco Clubcard, believes theatre needs to catch up with other industries in order to reach vital new audiences

Life's a Gatecrash (Greater Manchester Fringe Festival)
By Dave Cunningham · 23 Jul 2014 · Manchester

Terry Hughes' debut play is a tense and disturbing thriller

Wish You Weren't Here (Greater Manchester Fringe Festival)
By Dave Cunningham · 23 Jul 2014 · Manchester

A new play at The King's Arms chronicles the lives of those who fought in World War One

The Lives and Loves of Vera Dymond (24:7 Festival, Manchester)
By Kirsty Stott · 22 Jul 2014 · Manchester

Jayne Marshall's play takes a look at a woman's life in show business

Three Women (24:7 Festival, Manchester)
By Julia Taylor · 22 Jul 2014 · Manchester

Grief is in the spotlight Mari Lloyd's new drama

The Tongue Twister (24:7 Festival, Manchester)
By Julia Taylor · 22 Jul 2014 · Manchester

Luke Walker's imaginative children's show is set in a world where rhyming is banned