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Top 10 theatre openings this week: 30 November - 6 December
Sheridan Smith, John Heffernan and Natasha McElhone are among the big names featured in this week's UK theatre openings
Northampton stages Pat Barker's Regeneration for WWI centenary
By Terri Paddock
Other highlights in artistic director James Dacre's inaugural season at the Royal & Derngate include A Tale of Cities, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and a new family Christmas show by Ella Hickson, plus collaborations with London's Gate and Polka theatres
The Legend of King Arthur (York)
To create a stage version of a current TV mega-hit could be a double-edged sword and the sword takes centre stage in Mike Kenny's retelling of the classic story of The Legend of King Arthur