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Norwich Announces Another Theatrical Coup
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 20 May 2010
From Canada to England en route for Monte Carlo. What else could it be but the new musical about Michael Jackson, from his childhood and the Jackson Five to the peak of his adult success? The Man i
Between the Cracks (tour – Bury St Edmunds)
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 19 May 2010
Plays with characters suffering from defined illnesses ar fairly plentiful. Plays about illnesses are much less common. In Between the Cracks Danusia Iwaszko has taken the theme of Borderline ...
Danusia Iwaszko on writing Between the Cracks
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 14 May 2010
Why did you write this play? I wrote this play because of my interest and commitment to writing about mental health issues. I believe there is still an attitude of "them and us" around mental health
Cambridge Touring Theatre Aims High and Wide
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 14 May 2010
The hard-working Cambridge Touring Theatre company is throwing down a challenge with this year’s production for children. The story is Robin Hood – eat your heart out, Russell Crowe
Take Your Pulse on the Escalator
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 14 May 2010
Pulse has grown over the years into a significant showcase for new writing and production companies. This year’s festival lasts from 27 May until 12 Juune and includes some unusual venues –
Hairspray (tour – Southampton)
By Simon Cole · 13 May 2010
The phenomenon that is Hairspray has wafted into Southampton as the latest stop on its UK tour, and has been greeted with a rapturous reception from a capacity audience. There is no doubt tha
Antony and Cleopatra (Southampton)
By Simon Cole · 11 May 2010
 Antony and Cleopatra, one of Shakespeare’s finest tragedies, is brought triumphantly back to the stage in this exhilarating Nuffield Theatre Production. One of the most epic love st
New Drama, Famous Plays and Books on Stage in Cambridge
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 11 May 2010
Summer rushes into the Cambridge Arts Theatre on 7 June with the new Bill Kenwright touring production of Alan Ayckbourn’s If I Were You. Starring Liza Goddard and Jack Ellis, this is not
Up on the Roof (tour – Ipswich)
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 7 May 2010
Nostalgia is sailing across lots of stages these days, especially nostalgia for the popular music of past decades. Up on the Roof is the latest show in this particular flotilla to beach in the ...
The Gruffalo (tour – Chelmsford)
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 7 May 2010
If you go down to the woods today…beware! Especially if you’re a mouse with attitude. The Gruffalo is back on track and on stage and there’s enough in David Wood’s adapt