FiveAid: The greatest 5-a-side tournament you’ve never heard of…

Following a brief hiatus…of 8 years, the greatest 5-a-side tournament you never heard of is rising like a Phoenix from the flames! All proceeds will go to three cancer charities; Macmillan, Cancer Research and CLIC Sargent, as part of the ‘Three in Three’ campaign, in which Simon will be running three marathons in three weeks. We can’t guarantee sunshine, […]

The Addams Family – the perfect Halloween treat for all the family

Pick Me Up Theatre present THE ADDAMS FAMILY   The perfect Halloween treat for all the family – Pick Me Up Theatre bring Andrew Lippa’s Broadway musical version of The Addams Family to York’s Grand Opera House Wednesday 28 – Saturday 31 October   The loveable family of creepy kooks is alive and well and […]


Artistic Director Jonathan Church and Executive Director Alan Finch announced today that they are to step down from their respective roles at Chichester Festival Theatre at the end of September 2016, following Festival 2016. Both Church and Finch joined Chichester Festival Theatre in 2005, overseeing the organisation’s 50th anniversary in 2012 and the recent £22 […]

The husband and wife who built a theatre empire

The husband and wife who built a theatre empire By Will Smale Business reporter, BBC News If the career of multimillionaire husband and wife theatre impresarios Rosemary Squire and Howard Panter was ever made into a play, then a red car would probably play a central role in the first act. The car in question was […]

Hit musical BRITAIN’S GOT BHANGRA returns for 2015 UK Tour

David Hutchinson and Phillip Rowntree for Sell a Door Theatre Company present BRITAIN’S GOT BHANGRA RETURNING FOR A NEW UK TOUR OPENING AT MANCHESTER PALACE THEATRE ON 3 SEPTEMBER 2015   After acclaimed runs in 2010 and 2011, the five-star hit musical Britain’s Got Bhangra will return for a UK Tour this Autumn in a […]


FULL CAST ANNOUNCED FOR ‘THE ANGRY BRIGADE’ Mark Arends, Pearl Chanda, Harry Melling and Lizzy Watts announced The Bush Theatre presents a Paines Plough and Theatre Royal Plymouth production Thriller about political extremism in 1970s Britain Written by James Graham, directed by James Grieve Runs 30 April – 13 June 2015; Press night 6 May […]

Sunderland Empire – Summer Season at a Glance

Sunderland Empire Summer Season at a Glance Following a momentous 2014 which brought North East premieres of War Horse, The Lion King and Jersey Boys to the region, the 2015 summer season at Sunderland Empire continues to deliver the West End to the North East with an array of dazzling and mesmerising productions.   Audiences […]