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Play's the Thing Winner Kate Betts Dies, Aged 55
By Theo Bosanquet · 12 Apr 2010
Kate Betts, who won 2006 Channel 4 reality show The Play's The Thing, has died aged 55.Betts won the competition with her play On the Third Day, which was subsequently produced by Sonia Friedman at ...
Key Openings in the South-East This Fortnight
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 12 Apr 2010
The Easter holiday is over but there’s another on the horizon at the beginning of May. In between the showers there’s a varied bunch of new productions.OPENING 14 April. Love from a Str
The Mermaid Princess (tour – Bury St Edmunds)
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 9 Apr 2010
I sometimes wonder if in this country we as audience members don’t pay merely lip-service to an internationalism of theatrical outlook. Teatro Kismet’s new Hans Christian Andersen adaptati
Weeks Is Chichester Doolittle, Evans Leads 42nd
By Theo Bosanquet · 9 Apr 2010
Honeysuckle Weeks will play flower girl Eliza Doolittle in the forthcoming Chichester revival of Pygmalion, opposite Rupert Everett as Henry Higgins (See News, 18 February 2010). Weeks, star
The Ministry of Fear (tour – Ipswich)
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 8 Apr 2010
Menace is sometimes much easier to communicate in film or television than on stage. Noises and music amplify the terror. Theatre Alibi’s production of The Ministry of Fear, which Daniel J
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde (tour – Ipswich)
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 2 Apr 2010
Within a couple of years of its first publication there were stage adaptations of Robert Louis Stevenson’s novella The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde. The European Arts Company h
Men of the World (tour – Cambridge)
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 31 Mar 2010
Long-distance coach trips. Short-break holidays. Old-age pensioners. You get the picture, or you think you do. John Godber’s 2002 comedy Men of the World has been revived by Hull Truck fo
Alice in Wonderland (tour – Southampton)
By Simon Cole · 31 Mar 2010
Billed as a “spectacular Easter treat for young and old”, Russ Tunney’s adaptation of Alice in Wonderland at the Nuffield Theatre certainly delivers on its promise, though any
Latitude Announces More Theatre for 2010 Festival
By Nancy Groves Theatergoer Reporter · 30 Mar 2010
Latitude Festival will be celebrating its fifth birthday in style this summer with the premiere of a newly commissioned collaboration between Sean Holmes, new artistic director of the Lyric ...
Laughter in the Rain (tour – Bromley)
By Simon Gross · 28 Mar 2010
With a whole host of juke-box style shows flying out the window, here comes the latest from producer Bill Kenwright. Laughter in The Rain is a non-stop tribute to the songs and the life of ...