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Stewart & Goold Reunite for RSC's 50th Birthday
By Terri Paddock
Director Rupert Goold and actor Patrick Stewart will reunite at the Royal Shakespeare Company this spring for The Merchant of Venice, which forms part of the RSC’s 50th birthday season in
The Seagull (Oxford)
By Editorial Staff
Chekhov's blend of naturalism and his ironic employment of theatrical conventions is a difficult ask at the best of times and Chloe Wicks' production gives it both barrels in a game effort to convey ...
Kathryn Hunter Resigns RSC, Failed Ambitions
Actor-director Kathryn Hunter has dramatically resigned from the current Royal Shakespeare Company ensemble and from her position, held since 2008, as an artistic associate with the company. An ...
New Children's Company Debuts with Mister Tom
Olivier Award winner Oliver Ford Davies will play the title role in the Children’s Touring Partnership’s inaugural show this spring - the Chichester Festival Theatre production of Michelle
Coronation Street Play Announces UK Tour
Corrie!, the stage show version of Coronation Street which premiered at The Lowry, Salford in the summer, is embarking on a six-month UK tour next year. Celebrating 50 years of Brita
DIck Whittington (Birmingham)
By Editorial Staff
In the good old days of early pantomime large stages, such as the Palladium, were filled with various big names, exuberant costumes, and something for every member of the family unit; this year ...
Travesties (Oxford)
By Editorial Staff
It’s 1917. We are in the public library in Zurich, where – amazingly – Lenin, James Joyce and the Dadaist ‘artist’ Tristan Tzara all find themselves at the same time. A m
Jack & the Beanstalk (Northampton)
By Editorial Staff
When it comes to entertaining kids at Christmas, you can’t just serve up any old tat and expect them to like it. As the old theatre adage goes, they’re the toughest of audiences. But child
The Plays of Rob Hayes reach Birmingham
By Editorial Staff
Two strangers discover a unique bond whilst paying their respects at a funeral; a young man comes up against a nightmare bureaucrat when lodging a complaint about an horrific encounter; a snack ...
Aladdin (Wolverhampton)
By Editorial Staff
Modern entertainment, even during the festive period, has a habit of neglecting the under age ten’s and as a result contemporary pantomime seems to be making its way more and more into the musical ...