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John Lennon play set to tour the North West
By Glenn Meads · 1 Oct 2014

John and Mark and Naked Old Man are being staged as part of a double bill.

Postcards from Hamlet Globe-to-Globe: Barbados
By Ben Hewis · 30 Sep 2014

We've received another postcard from the production that is currently touring to every country in the world

East is East with Jane Horrocks to tour UK
By Theo Bosanquet · 30 Sep 2014

The production opens later this month as part of Trafalgar Transformed

Catherine Love: Can everyone really get talking across cultures?
By Catherine Love · 29 Sep 2014

The upcoming Best of BE Festival and All Change offer two models for international cultural conversation

EXCLUSIVE: Charlie Brooks leads cast for new production of Beautiful Thing
By Ben Hewis · 29 Sep 2014

Jonathan Harvey's play will embark on a UK tour before heading into the West End

Show 6 (West Yorkshire Playhouse)
By Hannah Giles · 25 Sep 2014

Following their debut at this year's Edinburgh fringe, Secret Theatre take their "festival" of shows on tour

A Series of Increasingly Impossible Acts (West Yorkshire Playhouse)
By Hannah Giles · 25 Sep 2014

Following their debut at this year's Edinburgh fringe, Secret Theatre take their "festival" of shows on tour

Othello (Gullivers - Northern Quarter, Manchester)
By Joanna Ing · 23 Sep 2014

In this new production of Othello, the power shifts to world of football. But does it work?

Romeo & Juliet (HOME - Victoria Swimming Baths)
By Kristy Stott · 18 Sep 2014

Kristy Stott finds beauty in this invigorating production of the star crossed lovers at Victoria Swimming Baths, by HOME.

Hamlet (Royal Exchange, Manchester)
By Glenn Meads · 17 Sep 2014

Maxine Peake's portrayal of Hamlet is a hot ticket in Manchester and although she is excellent, the production itself garners mixed results