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Catherine Love: International ideas benefit audiences everywhere
The caravan showcase, currently taking place as part of Brighton Festival, is a reminder of the benefits of international exchange
Yorkshire Festival Blog: Lights, Bikes, Action in Ghost Peloton
By Sharon Watson
Sharon Watson, artistic director of Phoenix Dance Theatre, explains the show's challenges
Happy 80th birthday Alan Bennett: 8 quotes we love from Untold Stories
To mark the great man's 80th today, we've compiled a selection of quotations from his 2005 collection of writings
Gary Lucy leads new Full Monty cast, tour starts September
By Editorial Staff
Lucy will star alongside Andrew Dunn, Louis Emerick, Rupert Hill, Martin Miller and Bobby Schofield
Paines Plough's James Grieve and George Perrin: 'We strive to be a truly national theatre of new plays'
By James Grieve and George Perrin
As Paines Plough turns 40, its joint artistic directors tell WhatsOnStage how they're celebrating with the company's biggest season yet
Playing the Joker (Tour - Headingley Pavilion)
By Ron Simpson
Red Ladder's play about the Rugby League and television icon, Eddie Waring, touches down at several of the sport's Northern clubs.
Bouncers (Wakefield)
By Ron Simpson
John Godber's enduring Bouncers returns to its Yorkshire home, starting at the Theatre Royal Wakefield
Jack and the Beanstalk (Wakefield)
By Ron Simpson
In a crowded Christmas panto market, Theatre Royal Wakefield's offering delivers "all you want from a pantomime"
Teechers (Wakefield)
It is very interesting to re-visit Teechers by John Godber which seemed to me in 1987 refreshing and relevant as well as highly entertaining. The education system has undergone so many changes ...
Githa (York)
It is not difficult to understand the success at last year's Edinburgh Festival of writer/performer Hannah Davies' one-woman play, Githa, directed by Peter Darney for the Flanagan Collective. ...