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NEWS: Organisers hail Latitude 2016 a scorching success

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Organisers have hailed this year's running of Suffolk's Latitude festival one of the best ever. Festival goers revelled in the sweltering heat instead of tradition UK festival mud as the sun shone down on Henham Park across the weekend. The 11th Edition of Latitude Festival celebrated the very best in music, comedy, theatre, dance, film, poetry, literature, cabaret, science and ...

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Exciting season ahead for New Diorama

Liam Williams in Travesty is part of the New Diorama's 2016/17 season

By PAUL COUCH London’s New Diorama theatre has today [18 July 2016] announced the line-up for its 2016/17 season. Among the notable transfers from Edinburgh this autumn is Tank – a new show from award-winning Breach Theatre that follows their critically acclaimed The Beanfield; and the playwriting debut from “voice of a generation” stand-up Liam Williams, with Travesty - a ...

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NEWS: Colchester’s Mercury Theatre announce Autumn season

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Colchester's Mercury Theatre has today [Friday 15 July 2016]  announced  its 2016 Autumn/Winter season. Kicking off the Made in Colchester season will be the previously announced family musical adventure Wind in the Willows. Playing for three weeks of the school summer holidays, Toad, Badger, Rat and Mole are ready to hit the road in a chaotic musical adventure like no ...

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NEWS: Latitude Festival highlights to perform at National Theatre

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Those unable to make it to Henham Park this year can get a flavour of Suffolk as the National Theatre’s River Stage hosts highlights of the 11th Latitude Festival, in a weekend of music, theatre, dance and literature. The line up from Latitude will include (among others) Tina C, Action To The Word’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, nabokov, Latitude's infamous ...

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NEWS: BBC Introducing to host stage at Latitude Festival

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New acts from across the country will get the chance to perform at one of the leading summer festivals as BBC Introducing announce they will be hosting a stage at this year’s latitude festival. BBC Introducing have nurtured the careers of artists including Ed Sheeran, Florence and the Machine and George Ezra, all of whom have graced the stages of ...

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NEWS: Comedy gets a boost at Latitude Festival

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Organisers Festival Republic have today [Friday 17June 2016] announced further names for an already strong comedy line-up for the 11th Latitude Festival at Henham Park in Suffolk. Headlining the Comedy Arena at the festival will be Bill Bailey, one of the UK's most celebrated comedians. Bailey will be taking a break from his Limboland world tour to appear at the ...

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NEWS: Jenny Roberts appointed as Rifco Executive Director

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Fresh from touring the critically acclaimed Laila - the Musical, Rifco has announced that Jenny Roberts will join the company as Executive Director on 13 June 2016. Rifco creates accessible and high-quality theatre which reflects and celebrates the contemporary British Asian experience and are about to embark on a brand new programme of work for the next three years. Roberts ...

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NEWS: 18 – 25s get ticket lottery for new Judy Garland play

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A new Ticket lottery, aimed solely at 18-25 year olds, is launched today [9 June 2016]. The Through the Mill Ticket Lottery will enable young adults between the ages of 18 and 25 a chance to win two top price seats for each performance of Through the Mill, Ray Rackham’s play charting the life and career of actress and singer Judy ...

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