The iconic, world famous Teletubbies, who this year celebrate their 20th anniversary are to star in their first ever live theatre show created especially for little ones, which will have its world premiere at the Palace Theatre in Manchester in November.
X-Factor winner Will Young and Strictly Come Dancing runner up Louise Redknapp star in multi award winning classic Cabaret when it hits Leeds in October.
Following the huge success of “A One Night Stand with Musical Theatre” featuring Louise Dearman earlier this month, North West End are teaming up with Jordan Smart to bring you another night of musical theatre, but this time with a twist!
HOME Manchester are staging another challenging participatory experience where audience members explore a series of secret locations across the city centre casting a light on the murky world of undercover surveillance.
Northern Rep and The Great Northern Warehouse, are putting on a script in hand performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare this weekend, in aid of the Manchester Victim’s Fund, started by the Manchester Evening News following Monday night’s tragic events.
X Factor winner Sam Bailey will star alongside Jodie Prenger in the world premiere of stage musical Fat Friends at Leeds Grand Theatre.
The former prison officer made national headlines when she unexpectedly won the tenth series of The X Factor, and had the Christmas number one with her first single, ‘Skyscraper’.
I was pleased to catch up with director, Pip Bradshaw, and chair, Ruth Gibb, to find out about their forthcoming production, the origins of which lie with writers trying to find a new vehicle for Shane Richie after he’d played Danny Zuko in Grease, and so Boogie Nights was born: a jukebox musical which, featuring some of the best disco songs of the 1970’s, tells the story of Roddy and Debs and involves a pregnancy, cheating on partners, and a wedding. So, a little adult content which necessitates parental guidance but most definitely nothing to do with the movie of the same name.
Orbit Festival is back for a second year at HOME Manchester with some exciting new commissions, including Javaad Alipoor’s The Believers Are But Brothers, and Daniel Bye’s Instructions for Border Crossing.
John Steinbeck’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Grapes of Wrath comes to West Yorkshire Playhouse in May and the timing couldn’t be better with the world in turmoil.
This adaption by Frank Galati traces one family’s epic and traumatic journey across the American dust bowl at the height of the Great Depression as they make for California in search of a new life.
A revival of hard hitting 1980s classic Rita, Sue and Bob Too is the highlight of Bolton Octagon’s 50th Anniversary season.
The Octagon are Working with Out of Joint and the Royal Court Theatre on this long overdue revival of Rita, Sue and Bob Too (Wed 6th – Sat 23rd September 2017). It was first written for the Royal Court Theatre 1982 by rough diamond Andrea Dunbar, and is a brutally honest portrayal of working class life on a bleak council estate by someone who lived that life.