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NEWS: Curve, Leicester’s Hairspray gets all new 2015/16 UK Tour

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A revival of this year's production of Hairspray produced by Leicester Curve will embark on a major UK tour in 2015/16. This big, bold and beautiful musical comedy will begin its UK tour opening at Leicester’s Curve theatre on 9 September 2015 and will then tour to 29 venues across the UK, including a Christmas residency at Birmingham Alexandra Theatre ...

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NEWS: Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre launches 2015 season

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The 2014 summer season may have barely finished but today Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre has announced details of their 2015 season. Opening the season will be the staging of J.M. Barrie’s orginal stage play of Peter Pan, directed by the venues' Artistic Director Timothy Sheader. Next will be a production of The Seagull directed by Matthew Dunster, who directed A ...

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NEWS: Jason Manford heads The Producers UK Tour cast

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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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NEWS: Linda Gray swaps Dallas for Wimbledon

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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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NEWS: Potted Sherlock sleuths out West End’s Vaudeville Theatre

Potted Sherlock

Following on from their hit shows Potted Potter and Potted Panto, Daniel Clarkson and Jefferson Turner will return to London’s Vaudeville Theatre in December for the London premiere of their new show Potted Sherlock. Potted Sherlock is the duo’s greatest challenge yet, condensing the entire works of the famous detective into just eighty minutes. When you consider the detective appeared ...

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NEWS: Mrs Henderson Presents musical to première in Bath

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After much speculation, producers have today confirmed the world première of the new musical adaptation of Mrs Henderson Presents will open at the Theatre Royal Bath in 2015 ahead of a West End run. Based on the film starring Judi Dench and Bob Hoskins, the new musical will feature a book by Terry Johnson, lyrics by Don Black and Music ...

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NEWS: Alexandra Burke Leads Bodyguard UK Tour Cast

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Producers have today announced that Alexandra Burke will star in the leading role of Rachel Marron in the forthcoming UK and Ireland tour of Thea Sharrock’s hit musical The Bodyguard. The tour opens at the Mayflower Theatre, Southampton on 12 February 2015. Burke had already played the role in the West End and is thrilled to be taking part in the tour ...

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NEWS: Twickenham Theatre given just days to vacate the premises

Twickenham Theatre

London’s newest fringe theatre is closing after staging one of the most acclaimed productions of a Stephen Sondheim musical in recent times. Sweeney Todd played its final sold-out performance of an extended opening season just yesterday at the 100-seat Twickenham Theatre in West London. Today, Executive Director, West End producer Tony Green has just two days to vacate the London ...

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