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NEWS: The Trials of Oscar Wilde goes on 43 venue UK Tour

The Trials of Oscar Wilde - Uk Tour

Thursday 14 February 1895 was the triumphant opening night of The Importance of Being Earnest and the zenith of Oscar Wilde's career. Less than 100 days later he found himself a common prisoner and bankrupt, sentenced to two years hard labour. But what happened during the trials and what did Wilde say? Was he harshly treated or the author of his own ...

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NEWS: Birmingham Set For Another Summer as the Theatre Capital of Europe

BE Festival = Birmingham REP

BE FESTIVAL, Birmingham’s festival celebrating the best of European theatre returns to the city and a new home at Birmingham Repertory Theatre this July.  Featuring over twenty electrifying performances from eleven European countries, plus live music, exhibitions, workshops, discussions and delicious food, this vibrant festival puts Birmingham on the map as the theatre capital of Europe between 2nd and 12th ...

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NEWS: Perth Theatre’s Redrooms serves up interactive dining comedy Tips

mary gapinski tips

Following the recent success of the National Theatre of Scotland’s The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart, Perth Theatre is reopening its Redrooms performance space once again to present Random Accomplice’s interactive dining comedy Tips on Friday 9 and Saturday 10 May. Closed to the public, with work on its restoration and redevelopment scheduled to start later this year, Perth Theatre ...

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NEWS: Dogstar Theatre tour their groundbreaking play

dogstar factor 9

Factor 9 by Hamish MacDonald, Dogstar Theatre’s bold new production will be touring Scotland this month after receiving tremendous critical acclaim in Sweden, Denmark and Wales. This multi-media play tells the true story of two Scottish haemophiliacs, Bruce Norval from Inverness and Rab Mackie from the Scottish Borders and how their lives were devastated from an early age by NHS ...

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NEWS: Golden Globe winner and Oscar nominated Anne Archer to star at The Fringe

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It was one of the most controversial photographs of the Vietnam War, a laughing Jane Fonda astride an anti-aircraft gun surrounded by North Vietnamese troops, an image which, four decades later still provokes a vehement reaction from US veterans. Screen-writer Terry Jastrow’s new play The Trial of Jane Fonda, being premiered at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe aims to present ...

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NEWS: Finborough’s Thérèse Raquin to transfer to Islington’s Park Theatre

Therese Raquin - Photo Darren Bell

Following a sell-out run at Finborough Theatre, where it continues until Saturday 19 April, a new musical adaptation of Émile Zola’s classic French novel Thérèse Raquin will transfer to Park200 at Park Theatre for a limited 4 week run from Wednesday 30 July 2014 19th Century Paris. Behind the counter of a small dusty haberdasher’s shop near the Seine sit Madame ...

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NEWS: Ushers – The Front of House Musical gets West End extension

UShers - Front of House Musical

After receiving a clutch of 5-star rave reviews and great audiences in a late night slot, USHERS: The Front of House Musical has been promoted! USHERS: The Front of House Musical will now get a month-long West End residency as the main show at Charing Cross Theatre from Tuesday 13 May to Saturday 7 June. Set in the West End ...

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NEWS: Tmesis Theatre announce family workshops for Physical Fest

PhysicalFest

Liverpool’s Tmesis Theatre and Physical Fest are back for 2014 and this year Physical Fest - the only festival of its kind in Europe, celebrates its 10th consecutive annual outing since its launch back in 2005. This year’s festival runs between Fri 23 – Sat 31 May 2014 and for the first time ever, will feature Young Physical Fest;  a ...

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