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NEWS: Richie and Wallace plan The Perfect Murder

Despite a long, though often tempestuous, relationship on screen in EastEnders, producers have announced that Shane Richie and Jessie Wallace will appear onstage for the first time in a 2016 ...

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NEWS: Zizi Strallen & Matt Lee to lead Mary Poppins

Today Disney and Cameron Mackintosh have announced that Zizi Strallen will play ‘Mary Poppins’ and Matt Lee will play ‘Bert’ in the forthcoming UK and Ireland tour of their multi ...

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NEWS: Details of Latitude Festival wild swimming revealed

Catwalk models have walked on its waters, Dirty Dancing performed their icon lift on it and giant swans have performed musical ballet across it but until now Latitude Festival goers ...

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Tompsett and Kurup to headline The World Goes Round

West End stars and esteemed musical theatre concert artists Oliver Tompsett (Wicked, We Will Rock You) and Debbie Kurup (Chicago, The Bodyguard) will headline a brand new British production of ...

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Steven Atkinson

INTERVIEW: HighTide’s Steven Atkinson

It's a busy time for Steven Atkinson, he has just returned from directing Chicken for Eastern Angles and Liverpool's Unity Theatre in Edinburgh, is auditioning for a Forget Me Not at The Bush Theatre ...

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INTERVIEW: Luke Norris on So Here We Are at HighTide

Luke Norris’ So Here We Are was a winner of a 2013 Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting and is about to receive its World Premiere in a co-production between HighTide and Manchester’s ...

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INTERVIEW: E V Crowe on Brenda at HighTide

E V Crowe has had an illustrious start to her career. Her first play, Kin, saw her nominated for Most Promising Playwright at the Evening Standard Awards, while her second play ...

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LATITUDE 2015: Alex Kenwrick Patterson

On the major festival circuit, Latitude is especially renowned for championing up-and-coming performers through its vibrant fringe programme. James Bartholomeusz caught up with singer-songwriter Alex Kenwrick Patterson after her set ...

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In one sentence tell us about your show. It's written by Luke Barnes and is what we've dubbed an 'album play'- fully scored and performed by a live band, with ...

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PREVIEW: A look behind the scenes of perfectly spiffing new musical Crush

  The Belgrade Theatre Coventry recently celebrated a whopping 50 years of pioneering theatre and is keen to make a name for itself and get on the way to 50 ...

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In one sentence tell us about your show. Australian Woman/She-Bat has collected embarrassing true stories from strangers and turned them all into Musical Comedy and there will be a gown ...

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In one sentence tell us about your show. It’s some out and out happy to be performing stand up comedy about keeping your life in perspective using mouldy food and ...

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