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BLOG: Annemarie Lewis Thomas – Answering the call.

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I can’t quite believe that we’re coming up to the end of week three already? Where does the time go? Our first years have settled in really well, that is despite the barrage of mental and physical challenges that we’re throwing at them every single day. So far they’ve had a surprise audition with award winning Producer Danielle Tarento (I ...

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NEWS: Jason Manford heads The Producers UK Tour cast


Producers have today announced that Jason Manford will star in a new UK tour of The Producers for 2015. The tour opens at the Churchill Theatre Bromley in March before visiting locations including Manchester, Edinburgh, Southend, Brighton, Birmingham and Bristol. Manford, although best known for his comedy is no stranger to the musical stage having appeared in Sweeney Todd alongside ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 Minutes with Grupo Corpo’s Carolina Amares

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Brazil’s internationally acclaimed dance company Grupo Corpo (literally translated as Group Body) are currently touring the UK as part of the nationwide Dance Consortium, stopping off at the Alhambra Theatre in Bradford for their only Yorkshire dates. The Public Reviews’ Rich Jevons talks to dancer Carolina Amares (who apologises in advance for anything “lost in translation”) about the two pieces ...

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NEWS: Linda Gray swaps Dallas for Wimbledon


Star of Dallas Linda Gray will be swapping Texas for Wimbledon this Christmas after producers today announced that she will be making her panto debut at the New Wimbledon theatre in Cinderella. Gray is best known for playing Sue Ellen Ewing in the TV classic Dallas but is no stranger to the London stage having played Mrs Robinson in the ...

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Blog: Teatro Vivo’s Joel Mellinger on The Hunters Grimm rehearsals


As opening night for The Hunters Grimm approaches, Joel Mellinger tells us about his first experience of working with Teatro Vivo and the rehearsal process.   I'm just coming to the end of the first week of rehearsals of Teatro Vivo's production of The Hunters Grimm.  This is my first time of working with the company, who specialise in site-specific promenade ...

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WHAT’S HOT: Week Beginning Monday 20th October 2014


The nights are getting darker so it is the perfect time to head inside your nearest theatre. With so much happening up and down the country it can be difficult to know what to see. Our team of regional editors have come to the rescue with some ideas of what to see this week. As always do let us know ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 minutes with Joe McElderry

Joe McElderry - Set Your Soul Alive

Since winning X Factor in 2009, Joe McElderry has released four albums and sold over 20 million records worldwide. Born in South Shields, the 23 year old recently won the latest Big Vote for the public’s favourite X-Factor moment, with his first audition singing ‘Dance With My Father’. His current Set Your Soul Alive concert has been touring since March ...

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