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NEWS: Royal Exchange add more performances for Peake’s Hamlet

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Becoming the fastest selling show in over 10 years. The Royal Exchange's forthcoming production of Hamlet starring Maxine Peake in the titular role has already sold 24,000 tickets. Sarah Frankom's bold re-imagining of Shakespeare's Tragedy has announced extra performances due to the huge demand for tickets and will see the production open on the 11th September and now run until ...

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NEWS: Mamma Mia! International Tour to play Liverpool in 2015

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The North West really does prove that the Winner Takes It All as Liverpool says Gimmie, Gimmie, Gimmie! in 2015 and becomes the only city to receive the International Tour of Mamma Mia! in 2015. The hit Jukebox musical has recently celebrated its 15th Birthday and shows no sign of stopping. The current leg of the International Tour is finishing a summer ...

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NEWS: Thoroughly Modern Millie postpones until 2015

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The Off West End premiere of the six-time Tony Award-winning tap dancing musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie has announced it is being postponed until  2015. Due to star Russell Grant as the mysterious and sinister Mrs Meers and American Molly Marie Walsh in the title role of Millie Dillmount,Thoroughly Modern Millie, was booked to play at Theatro Technis, London NW1 from 1 - 25 October. ...

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Hadley Fraser & Caroline Sheen star in Before After

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Hadley Fraser and Caroline Sheen have today been announced  for the world première of the  new romantic musical, Before After, at St. James Studio. Backed by the Arts Council, Before After will be workshopped for two weeks then will be performed to the paying public on Sunday 28 September at 3.00pm at St. James Studio. In Before After, Ami (Sheen) meets Ben (Fraser) by a tree on a beautiful ...

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NEWS: To Kill a Mockingbird transfers to Barbican

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Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre’s highly successful production of To Kill a Mockingbird will transfer to London’s Barbican theatre in July 2015 after its UK tour. Robert Sean Leonard will return to the role of Atticus Finch for the Barbican run. The production original opened in Regent’s park in 2013 becoming a sell-out success. The show returned as part of ...

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News: The Trials of Oscar Wilde transfers to Trafalgar Studios

The Trials of Oscar Wilde - Queens Hall, Hexham. Photo Credit - Evolutions Photo

Following a 43 date UK Tour and sell out run at St James Theatre, European Arts Company production of  The Trials of Oscar Wilde will transfer to Trafalgar Studios for a four week run. The production will open on Monday 13th October, marking  Oscar Wilde’s 160th birthday that same week, and run until Saturday 8th November. A special Birthday Gala performance will ...

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NEWS: Gilded Balloon at Drygate – New Glasgow comedy club announced

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Now in its 30th year, Scotland’s longest running comedy club The Gilded Balloon, is expanding west with the launch of a brand new comedy club in Glasgow beginning Friday 29th August. Hosted in collaboration with Drygate Brewing Co, the UK’s first experiential craft brewery, Gilded Balloon Comedy at Drygate looks to bring together the very best craft beer and comedy under one roof. Curated by Gilded Balloon Artistic Director, Karen Koren, the ...

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NEWS: Corrie’s Curly turns to the dark side

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Norwich’s Theatre Royal have announced today that Kevin Kennedy, best known for playing Coronation Street  character Curly Watts, will star as Captain Hook in the venues panto, Peter Pan, this Christmas. Kennedy appeared in Corrie for 20 years from 1983 to 2003, has appeared in panto in Nottingham and Brighton and played the Child Catcher in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. ...

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