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Sunny Stages - Our pick of the best outdoor theatre this summer
With Britain enjoying a spell of warm weather, we consider the options for enjoying theatre in the great outdoors
Henry Goodman on his RSC return in Volpone
'We've grasped that nettle in quite a bold way'
Manchester's Contact announces autumn season
By Emily Cole
The season features shows by Forced Entertainment and Common Wealth
Rehearsal images: Justin Fletcher and the cast of The Tale of Mr Tumble
The production runs at the Opera House, Manchester from 11 - 19 July
Tracie Bennett replaces Janie Dee in Mrs Henderson Presents
Dee, who completes her run in The Seagull at the Open Air Theatre this week, has withdrawn for personal reasons
Casting announced for Headlong's autumn season
Denise Gough and Greta Scacchi join Headlong for upcoming productions of The Glass Menagerie and People, Places and Things
Critics enter Damon Albarn's wonder.land
By Emily Cole
The production opened at the Manchester Palace Theatre last week
Pink Mist (Bristol Old Vic)
John Retallack and George Mann direct poet Owen Sheers' play inspired by interviews with British soldiers
Tree of Codes (Manchester International Festival)
Michael Coveney reviews 'one of the most beautiful dance pieces' he's ever seen
The Skriker (Manchester International Festival)
Maxine Peake stars as Churchill's diabolical diva in this revival at the Royal Exchange