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10 shows around the UK marking Black History Month
By Ben Hewis · 1 Oct 2014

Black History Month begins today, we take a look at some of the productions observing the occasion

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

WW1 play Bantams launches Hyde Theatre Festival
By Glenn Meads · 29 Sep 2014

Rob Johnston's new play launches Hyde Theatre Festival and explores the effects of WW1.

Catherine Love: Fun Palaces become reality
By Catherine Love · 27 Sep 2014

Dreamed up by Joan Littlewood and Cedric Price, Fun Palaces becomes a reality next weekend

Olivia Hallinan chats about Lotty's War
By Glenn Meads · 26 Sep 2014

Olivia Hallinan is currently on tour in the play Lotty's War - she plays the title role in the piece which is described as a 'passionate war time thriller. We caught up with her before the play arrives at the Manchester Opera House next week.

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