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The Secret Garden (Birmingham)
By Editorial Staff · 30 Nov 2010
Birmingham REP has a well established traditional of presenting lavishly designed festive treats year upon year. This year’s production of The Secret Garden - the last piece to be performed ...
Mother Goose (Nottingham Playhouse)
By Editorial Staff · 28 Nov 2010
Kenneth Alan Taylor, as writer and director, chalks up his twenty-seventh consecutive winter season at the Nottingham Playhouse and comes pretty close to pantomime perfection with Mother Goose....
Tom and Viv - Coming back to Oxford
By Editorial Staff · 28 Nov 2010
The enigma that is T S Eliot has been placed in the centre of Michael Hastings' controversial play Tom and Viv, to be presented at the Moser Theatre, Wadham College by ElevenOne Theatre ...
Cinderella (Birmingham Royal Ballet)
By Editorial Staff · 26 Nov 2010
Brand new, full scale ballet productions are always something to celebrate, especially when they are well done, as so often we are presented with productions that are well established within a ...
The Pillowman (Oxford)
By Simon Tavener · 25 Nov 2010
It is always exciting to see a new theatre space – and creating a small studio area on the vast stage of the New Theatre is certainly a bold step on the part of the management. I am delighted to ...
Jesus Christ Superstar (Oxford)
By Simon Tavener · 23 Nov 2010
On leaving the Oxford Playhouse tonight, I overheard one theatregoer say to another, ‘Well, that was the worst thing I have seen them do.’ Now Jesus Christ Superstar is a musical that has ...
Molly Sweeney/Translations - Festival of Friel (Leicester)
By Editorial Staff · 23 Nov 2010
This celebration of Northern Irish lyricism and the sheer exuberance of language is a well-earned tribute to the 81-year-old Brian Friel, best known for his play Dancing at Lughnasa. On the fa
Dreamboats and Petticoats (Tour - Northampton)
By Editorial Staff · 23 Nov 2010
Being given free rein to plunder the back catalogue of Universal Music must have seemed like a dream come true to writing partnership Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran. The team behind TV production ...
RSC Unveils Theatres & Marks 50th Homecoming
By Terri Paddock · 23 Nov 2010
As the Royal Shakespeare and Swan Theatres in Stratford-upon-Avon reopen to the press today (23 November 2010), and the public tomorrow, "on time and on budget" following a three-and-a-half year &poun
WOS Radio: Edward Seckerson Talks to Janie Dee
By Edward Seckerson · 22 Nov 2010
The sound of Janie Dee warming up to "Hello Young Lovers" can be heard wafting across from one of the mezzanines in the stunning open-plan Curve Theatre in Leicester. It's meet-and-greet day for the