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Pig Flies to Huddersfield for Easter Premiere
By Editorial Staff
Following successful runs in London and New York, The Enchanted Pig, a co-production between The Opera Group, ROH2 and Young Vic, is set for its Yorkshire premiere at the Lawrence Batley ...
In conversation with... Harry Capehorn
With the tour of the hit comedy Girls Night Out in final rehearsals before the show opens in Newcastle we took the opportunity to talk to the cast. With the opening night of the tour fast app
Win! Tickets to See Broadsides’ Canterbury Tales
By Editorial Staff
West Yorkshire Playhouse and Northern Broadsides are teaming up to offer Whatsonstage.com readers the chance to win free tickets to a new version of The Canterbury Tales. According to Conrad
Brief Encounter with... Conrad Nelson
By Editorial Staff
Conrad Nelson is a key player in Yorkshire-based touring theatre company Northern Broadsides, recently excelling in the role of Iago to Lenny Henry’s Othello, in the company’s recent critically ...
Girls' Night Out Back in Town
Girls’ Night Out is a brand new production of Dave Simpson’s phenomenally successful play, touring UK venues during the Spring of 2010. It plays at The Journal Tyne Theatre, Newcast
The Furies, Land of the Dead & Helter Skelter (Tour - Harrogate)
By Editorial Staff
Perhaps the small, unassuming space of the Harrogate Theatre Studio, sparsely set with no more than a perspex table and chairs, seems an unlikely place for tragedy. But Dialogue Productions’ latest ...
Facts on the Ground (Live Theatre, Newcastle upon Tyne)
By Alison Carr
Live Theatre’s two-week Different Stages Festival is a series of events and workshops celebrating the best of British new writing.   Presented as part of the Festival, Facts on the
BRB's Sleeping Beauty (Tour - Sunderland)
By Stephen Taylor
Sleepy Beauty is a monumental work. It is 2 hours 50 mins long, it has a large cast and an extravagant sumptuous wardrobe! Yet underneath this Tchaikovsky masterpiece is a simple classic ...
Sisters (Sheffield)
By Editorial Staff
Sisters opens with a traditional English living room scene; a chintzy floral sofa, a worn, enveloping armchair and the blaring tones of the television. This could be any suburban front room, ...
Barrie Rutter Wins Top Shakespeare Award
By Editorial Staff
Northern Broadsides announced today that its artistic director Barrie Rutter has been awarded the prestigious Pragnell Shakespeare Birthday Award for 2010. Rutter joins the esteemed ranks of previou