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Charlie Dimmock Makes Stage Debut in Calendar
By Terri Paddock · 6 Jan 2010
TV presenter and braless Ground Force gardener Charlie Dimmock will make her stage debut later this year in the hit screen-to-stage adaptation of Calendar Girls, which launches a new UK-...
Lights Out in Yorkshire’s Panto's Tonight
By Editorial Staff · 5 Jan 2010
Two theatres in Yorkshire are cancelling shows tonight due to adverse weather conditions. Sheffield and Bradford Theatres have both decided to call off their pantomimes in light of the bad weather.
Key North East Openings this January
By Editorial Staff · 5 Jan 2010
Amongst the major openings in the North-East (Yorkshire region) this month are: OPENING 28 January 2010, Me and My Dad opens at Hull Truck Theatre. Andy’s dad puts the lie to the common
Jack and the Beanstalk (Whitley Bay)
By John Dixon · 30 Dec 2009
The Playhouse at Whitley Bay has brought professional panto back to North Tyneside with a bang and there is no doubting Gareth Oliver (semi finalist in Britain’s Got Talent), who played Simple S
MAMMA MIA! Helps Absent Patrons
By Jane Blagden · 29 Dec 2009
The Metro Radio Arena and MAMMA MIA! are providing a bit of Christmas Cheer for absent patrons who missed out when the production came to the region earlier this month. Due to hazardous
Woman in Black Embarks on Tenth Tour in 2010
By Theo Bosanquet · 23 Dec 2009
The Woman in Black, now celebrating its 21st year in the West End, is embarking on its tenth UK tour in the new year.Kicking off at Richmond Theatre on 12 January 2010, the new tour will visit ...
Bennett’s The History Boys Returns Home
By Editorial Staff · 19 Dec 2009
Alan Bennett’s internationally acclaimed play The History Boys is to be staged for the first time since its National Theatre debut in 2004, in a co-production by West Yorkshire Playhouse and ...
Mamma Mia! (Tour - Newcastle)
By John Dixon · 17 Dec 2009
The worldwide smash hit musical Mamma Mia! has settled in to the Newcastle Arena for a five week run with a mainly new cast and they show how it justly deserves to be the monster smash it has turned ...
Pallett released from Cinderella
By Jane Blagden · 17 Dec 2009
Qdos Entertainment, producers of Cinderella at Newcastle’s Theatre Royal, have agreed with Roxanne Pallett to release her from the production due to personal circumstances following the s
Cinderella (Leeds)
By Editorial Staff · 16 Dec 2009
While firmly aimed at children as part of the ‘Big Stories For Little People’ scheme of Christmas programming at the West Yorkshire Playhouse, Cinderella also provides much entertai