Aladdin (Cast in Doncaster)
By Ron Simpson
Striving to establish their own traditions, Cast's second pantomime represents a "real step forward"
We're Not Going Back (Cast, Doncaster)
By Eileen Caiger Gray
Red Ladder take on the 1980's miners' strike and deliver a "top quality musical drama"
Kes (Cast, Doncaster)
By Ron Simpson
Doncaster's Cast celebrates its first birthday with an adaptation of the much-loved modern classic
Rehearsals for A Farewell to Arms begin in Doncaster
By Ron Simpson
Acclaimed theatre makers imitating the dog bring their unique vision to Hemmingway's seminal novel
Miss Nightingale (Tour – Ipswich)
London 1942. The Battle of Britain has diminished the fear of immediate invasion but bombs take their nightly toll. What's wrong with indulging in a little pleasure while waiting?
Birdsong (Tour - York Theatre Royal)
By Dan Meyers
Rachel Wagstaff's stage adaptation of Sebastian Faulks' 1993 novel, Birdsong, is a "good-looking, ambitious production"
Miss Nightingale in rehearsal at Doncaster
By Ron Simpson
At Cast in Doncaster, rehearsals for Matthew Bugg's WWII-set burlesque musical, Miss Nightingale, are in full swing
Three Little Pigs (Tour - Goole Junction)
By Ron Simpson
Northern Ballet take the "delightfully fresh" Three Little Pigs on a 20-venue national tour
Sing Something Simple (Tour - Cast, Doncaster)
By Ron Simpson
Dark Horses' production featuring professional actors and learning disabled acting students avoids earnestness to deliver a "feel-good" evening.
Brief Encounter With ... Hull Truck's artistic director Mark Babych
By Ron Simpson
Mark Babych discusses his production of A Taste of Honey and the Hull Truck's current programme